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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

2,994 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,994
Reviews: 986
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 213
Gots: 290 | 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  rDev -6.8%

Sspeer1, Oct 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Chris00710, Oct 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Andonato, Oct 17, 2013
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4.38/5  rDev +2.1%

750 mL bottle poured into flute glass.

A - Surprising lack of murkiness and cloudiness. Ruby brown with a finger of off white head that dissipates somewhat rapidly.

S - Cherry and vinegar. It definitely smells tart and sour.

T - A big pucker punch of tart cherry and a bit of sour apple. The sweet and sour combo really works well with the cherry and apple.

M - Light-to-moderate body with high carbonation. The carb really makes the sour cherry pop on your tongue.

O - An outstanding sour from Rodenbach. Great puckering pour in a good way, letting the sweet/sour/tart cherry dominate the palate.

ExaltedNecrosis, Oct 17, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

dmorgan310, Oct 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

themanilow, Oct 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

pknyc, Oct 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

FeelinSurley, Oct 13, 2013
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4.35/5  rDev +1.4%

330ml bottle poured into tulip 12/10/13

A clear dark cola that has a ruby glow when held to the light, just a thin tan foam that quickly falls leaving just a lone patch of lace, enough clarity to see the other side of the glass under the foam

A tart cherry, raspberries, strawberries, very jammy, faint oak, vanilla, loads of brown sugar, some sour candy, smells solid

T tastes even better, great mix of sweet and sour, lots of fizzy candy, lots of berries, just a little vinegar, lots of flavor in a 6%er I could drink this all day

M medium bodied, a little creamy from the bubbles, slick after the fact, just a little sour, slightly sticky on the lips, brown sugar and berries on the finish

O pretty much what I want from the style, well rounded and it tastes awesome, very drinkable brew going on here, my glass is already empty

I'm loving this one and considering its 4$ a bottle I might go stock up, another great addition to the shelves here in Alberta, an easy recommendation

wordemupg, Oct 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

kristougher, Oct 13, 2013
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Xandrose, Oct 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

corysmith01, Oct 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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bigred89, Oct 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

chikunwing, Oct 04, 2013
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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 2,994 ratings.