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Rodenbach Grand Cru - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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Rodenbach Grand CruRodenbach Grand Cru

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3,348 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,348
Reviews: 1,019
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.42%
Wants: 244
Gots: 407 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2000

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

- Pours a deep ruby with nice inch of airy foam.

- Smells of oak and tart cherries.

- Taste is bursting sour cherry and rich oak with a wonderful tart pucker. Finish is dry and flavors linger nicely. Flavors are perfectly balanced with good complexity

- Amazing beer that is simply vibrant with flavor.. Really sets a standard that is hard to compete with when considering quality and price. This beer introduced me to sours about 7 years ago and took me awhile to find anything comparable. That being said, american sours have made leaps and bounds since then.

Rodenbach has obviously has been doing this for a while with such consistent quality and the price/volume is incomparable for a sour of this level.


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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark amber compared to some other FR I have tried. little lacing and little carbonation.
S: More sour cherries on the nose than anything. You get the musty wood too which is nice but not too much outside of that for me.
T: Nothing too crazy outside of what to expect within the style but they nailed this to a tee. The sour cherry profile is balanced nicely with a clean sensation.
M: Surprisingly just a medium-light mouthfeel with little carbonation. One of the more drinkable FR I have tried.
O: This beer has an odd palate-cleansing sensation that amazed me. Not too sour nor a fruit punch with is refreshing in its' own right.

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Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 3,348 ratings.