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Rodenbach Grand Cru - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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Rodenbach Grand CruRodenbach Grand Cru

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,994 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,994
Reviews: 986
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 213
Gots: 290 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2000)
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What a treat to find this wonderful beer at Costco this evening.

The Grand Cru pours a very dark and murky red-brown with a think light tan head that slowly dissipates into a thin frothy top. The smell is sour and tart like sour cherries and rotting pears. There are also elements of yeasty maybe baking bread scents. The taste starts with a punch of tartness and flows into sweet cherry flavors with hints of vanilla and oak in the rich finish. The mouthfeel is on the low end of being medium bodied and very silky and smooth. I love this beer its very nice and as far as on style I think this is the benchmark that I judge all other Flanders Red Ales by.

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750mL bottle into tulip. best before: 03-18-16.

A: a very deep red hue. very deep. head is a reddish white and is pretty bubbly. good retention, minimal lacing.

S: tart. sour cherries. oak. slightly acidic, but certainly doesn't scare me away.

T: sweet cherry flavor. vinous and tart. some soft edges on the tartness. vanilla notes.

M: fizzy carb. medium body.

D: really good stuff. dangerously drinkable. tart but refreshing. I could drink this all day.

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Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 2,994 ratings.