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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

2,763 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,763
Reviews: 977
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 204
Gots: 232 | FT: 14
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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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-27-2011 00:55:45 | More by Exiled
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hhall5223

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-26-2011 21:55:57 | More by hhall5223
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Hoopman

Michigan

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-26-2011 14:49:14 | More by Hoopman
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-25-2011 23:33:15 | More by Rochefort10nh
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animortician

California

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-25-2011 20:40:32 | More by animortician
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-25-2011 17:03:46 | More by mdillon86
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JustinQ

California

4.08/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: 2 finger head, Off white. dark red/mahagony hue. Nice Lacing

S: strong fruity, boozy character, cherries, currants, maybe even beets. has that true belgian type aroma

T: Instant fruity/sour/sweet . true to its blend description, little funky, acidic

M: thick full bodied. dry. wine like

O: great beer, not at all what i expected when i purchased this brew. amazed

Im a new fan of sour beers and im sure this was a major contributor

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 01:55:59 | More by JustinQ
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gregb13

California

2.28/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Cracked this one open after Thanksgiving dinner. Looks nice in the glass, but that's where the compliments end. Smell isn't bad necessarily, just lopsidedly sour with nothing else to balance. Taste is like drinking balsamic vinegar straight up. Bottle said it's supposed to have a "sweet-sour" taste and it absolutely did not. It's also so dry in the mouth that a couple sips totally ruin the palate. Very disappointing.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 01:41:49 | More by gregb13
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doof116

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-24-2011 03:52:11 | More by doof116
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beagle75

Iowa

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-24-2011 03:46:14 | More by beagle75
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camil1mj

Michigan

4.53/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2008 bottle found on the shelf at my local bottle shop.

A: Reddish/brown. Foamy white 3 finger head that is slow to dissipate. Ring of head lingers around the edges while drinking.

S: Strong tart and sour smell.

T: Crisp, tart nose that gives way to a very fruity and refreshing cherry finish.

M: Heacy carbonation and light bodied.

O: Great Flanders. Glad I decided to give this a try. As good as many of the "rare" sours.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 21:52:23 | More by camil1mj
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-23-2011 15:02:38 | More by touchmeimsac
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bottle shared by Steve at my 22nd birthday, 750ml bottle corked/caged into a tulip. No vintage date.

Poured a dark reddish brown, mocha head with great head retention and some splotchy lace. Nose has sour berries, oak/vanilla/general barrel character. Lots of dried fruits. More tart berry flavours, sweet and sour fruit notes throughout. Oak, vanilla and a touch of brown sugar. More barrel character. Exceptional balance. A phenomenal sour, fantastic feel and flavour.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 01:50:32 | More by liamt07
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ediaz

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-22-2011 22:19:37 | More by ediaz
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Steves bottle

Brownish red colour, ring of white head with some lace. Smell is tart with lots of funky yeast, fruity, cherry/berry scents, acidic and wine like. Taste is quite tart initially that lasts the entire time, funky, lots of fruit, cherry/berry flavours, yeasty with a tart finish. Medium carbonation, medium body, solid feel. Very drinkable and quite a treat, could have this every couple of weeks without getting tired of it, really good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 13:26:25 | More by peensteen
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Supergenious

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-22-2011 11:30:53 | More by Supergenious
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-22-2011 01:10:11 | More by PittBeerGirl
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JSkone09

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-22-2011 00:34:41 | More by JSkone09
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johnhenryconway


5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-21-2011 06:51:45 | More by johnhenryconway
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nh2032

New York

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-21-2011 00:34:24 | More by nh2032
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Jay864SC

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-20-2011 22:35:37 | More by Jay864SC
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-20-2011 19:02:42 | More by xnicknj
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Jenkster4

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-20-2011 16:18:21 | More by Jenkster4
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NeutroMan

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-20-2011 13:23:33 | More by NeutroMan
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jlb502

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-20-2011 04:57:02 | More by jlb502
Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 2,763 ratings.