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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

3,003 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,003
Reviews: 988
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.42%
Wants: 213
Gots: 293 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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1.25/5  rDev -70.9%

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bhir, Apr 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

proctah, Apr 22, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

deldad, Apr 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

golfboy9986, Apr 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

ejw127, Apr 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

sandy408, Apr 14, 2012
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4.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a brandy snifter.

A: Darkest brown that shines clear red in the light. One finger of off-white, creamy head.

S: Interesting and hard to describe. Tart and strong. Sour yeast is fruity and not unpleasant. Some oak.

T/M: A damn sight better than Duchesse De Bourgogne. This tastes like fruit and not like balsamic vinegar. The more I drink, the more I love it. This is really something special. A touch of vinegar, but lots more red fruit and mellow wood. A superlative aftertaste is lightly dry and lingers heavy on the tongue. A full, chewy, but delicate sort of beer. Light carbonation is key to my enjoyment. Tangy and sweet.

O: Contemplative and excellent. I will definitely be looking for more of this. My highest recommendation and my favourite Flemish Red. I am predisposed against this style, so that's really saying something.

AgentMunky, Apr 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

CBlack85, Apr 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Archemedies, Apr 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

aztraz, Apr 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -41.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -41.7%

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4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber in small tasting glasses so everyone could get a taste.

A - Light burgandy in color, slight off white head that recedes quickly leaving a thin layer on top, no real lacing slides quickly down the glass.

S - Getting a slight chemical varnish like smell, weird.

T - Nice tight tartness, feel like I'm getting a Granny apple taste, maybe some grapes also some wood chips, nice long finish.

M - Medium bodied, mild carbonation, slight mouth puckering.

O - I like this beer, only my second Flemish ale, very nice.

stercomm, Apr 07, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 3,003 ratings.