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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

2,845 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,845
Reviews: 982
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 211
Gots: 251 | 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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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%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

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%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

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
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seplo

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-18-2013 15:27:57 | More by seplo
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KatStar

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-18-2013 01:44:56 | More by KatStar
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-17-2013 12:49:47 | More by grahamboudreaux
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emsjf

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

03-17-2013 03:19:42 | More by emsjf
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e_jackel

Kansas

5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-15-2013 15:39:28 | More by e_jackel
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grittybrews

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-14-2013 14:57:56 | More by grittybrews
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AJ01923

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-13-2013 03:00:03 | More by AJ01923
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TriageStat

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-12-2013 23:24:08 | More by TriageStat
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-12-2013 22:14:03 | More by CypherEnigma
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afksports

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-12-2013 19:48:58 | More by afksports
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Abnrml

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-12-2013 19:46:16 | More by Abnrml
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mizx

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-12-2013 13:21:37 | More by mizx
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musicman575

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-12-2013 05:18:13 | More by musicman575
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improvmasta

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-11-2013 19:51:16 | More by improvmasta
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2013 15:06:41 | More by cfinch2
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Maillard

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2013 06:43:44 | More by Maillard
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chefduff2

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2013 04:38:34 | More by chefduff2
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piconaut

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2013 19:36:22 | More by piconaut
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jmccraney

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-10-2013 06:54:00 | More by jmccraney
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-09-2013 22:05:24 | More by Pelicanrocks
Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 2,845 ratings.