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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

2,915 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,915
Reviews: 984
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 211
Gots: 269 | FT: 15
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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Ratings: 2,915 | Reviews: 984 | Display Reviews Only:
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TheGoldenGod

Georgia

5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-28-2013 23:29:27 | More by TheGoldenGod
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-28-2013 21:28:09 | More by MNBeer1017
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sclitch

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-28-2013 15:35:07 | More by sclitch
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George2744

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-27-2013 13:10:35 | More by George2744
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JulianB

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-27-2013 00:17:45 | More by JulianB
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jvillefan

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-26-2013 20:27:29 | More by jvillefan
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aranton

New York

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-26-2013 20:09:44 | More by aranton
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-26-2013 20:03:44 | More by vicsju1991
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mrzazz

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-26-2013 16:28:53 | More by mrzazz
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marshmeli

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-25-2013 03:08:08 | More by marshmeli
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Heretic42

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-25-2013 00:04:46 | More by Heretic42
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

03-24-2013 23:09:28 | More by pirmannt1
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brheuer

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -30.1%

03-24-2013 21:59:11 | More by brheuer
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-24-2013 19:07:07 | More by Sparky44
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Benny3000

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-24-2013 18:26:10 | More by Benny3000
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-24-2013 02:30:40 | More by Zaphog
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freewill35

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-24-2013 01:23:26 | More by freewill35
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

4.86/5  rDev +13.3%

A: poured from a 750mL bottle into a tulip glass, red brown with a big tan head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: sour and vinegary, mouth watering goodness

T: wonderful sour flavor, balsamic vinegar, sweet and sour maltyness

M: full yet refreshing, great creaminess

O: an excellent sour

03-23-2013 18:42:04 | More by M_C_Hampton
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draftpunk

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -41.7%

03-22-2013 23:14:08 | More by draftpunk
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Cazlo

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-22-2013 22:57:43 | More by Cazlo
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LegoHunter

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-21-2013 22:31:46 | More by LegoHunter
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

4.68/5  rDev +9.1%

Beer pours a deep and murky brown color with a sticky ring of foam.

Aroma is earthy, malt vinegar, sour aroma, and toffee.

Bright sourness, malt mixed with a very smooth sour. A bit of malt vinegar comes through, roast, slightly sweet with a tangy finish.

Very smooth mouthfeel and silky.

Overall a wonderful example of what sour beer can be. It is well balanced with a wonderful acidity. I like the earthiness as well.

03-21-2013 22:29:51 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

03-20-2013 20:11:44 | More by tom10101
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

4.44/5  rDev +3.5%

750ml bottle into a Duvel tulip.

A: Pours a murky brown color. The head is a one finger light mocha shade that features a beautiful creaminess to it. Lacing is great for the style.

S: A lot going on in this one, and a lot going on that I love, as well. Huge sourness (mainly lactic) is augmented brilliantly by tart cherries. Underneath that are layers of oak and cream. It's complex enough, and immensely enjoyable.

T: The first note on the palate is a wave of pleasant, well-restrained sourness. Then, fantastic cherry notes overtake the midtaste before a finish that strikes a balance between cream-like sweetness and oaky dryness. It's not the sourness or the fruitiness that lures me into this one; it's the sophisticated cohesion between all the different elements which does so.

M: Crisp and light, not to mention refreshing. Mellow dryness and carbonation help it go down with incredible ease.

O: Wow, this kicks ass. On the right kind of day (let's say perfectly sunny, 80F, sitting on a patio) I'd have no trouble crushing multiple 750ml bottles of this left and right. Beautiful stuff, this one.

03-20-2013 19:55:12 | More by ThisWangsChung
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brycevolk

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-18-2013 20:04:57 | More by brycevolk
Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 2,915 ratings.