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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

3,103 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,103
Reviews: 994
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.42%
Wants: 222
Gots: 309 | FT: 17
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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

October 5, 2014

25.4 oz bottle, snifter

A – Dark brown, bubbly, with red highlights when the light passes through at certain angles. Mild, pinkish-white head, a couple centimeters, with low retention. Thin film of lacy bubbles remains on top.

S – Dark fruit and high lactic, acidic bite, with sweet maltiness shining through. Cherry pits, toffee-covered raisins Some wine-like notes, perhaps of sherry and tawny port.

T – Initial lactic, funky bite, but sugary-malty sweetness follows quickly behind. Black cherries, some plums. Tartness is very much present, but not at all puckering or overwhelming. Sweetness and sour acidity are in incredible harmony. The mellow, aged beer accentuates the green beer and allows all of the flavors to meld and shine.

M – Light to medium body, carbonation is more millions of tiny bubbles than big sudsy CO2. Acidity and light tannins, if any, are very balanced with the malty body and sugars. Aftertaste is acidic sweetness. Not puckery, very refreshing.

O – This is an example of sour ale at its best. Tight but complex, light yet satisfying, and again very, very refreshing. Fantastic blend, well-balanced. Would drink this any time, anywhere.

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Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 3,103 ratings.