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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
96
world-class

3,186 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,186
Reviews: 998
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.42%
Wants: 224
Gots: 324 | FT: 18
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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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Matagal, Nov 12, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.6%

FaradayUncaged, Nov 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Found this on tap at Mcnellies in OKC and excited to try this much talked about sour gateway.

Dark brown with streaks of red, a tan froth and some fizz. Smells of ripe, dark fruits and faint vinegar. Tastes of more dark fruits, malt, sweets tarts, vinegar and a pinch of salt. Crisp and dry all the way through.

Enough tart to let you know you've entered sour territory, but balanced and flavorful enough to be thoroughly enjoyed by the acolyte and veteran alike.

stephens101, Nov 12, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +3.7%

valianes, Nov 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

IRONRakkasan, Nov 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

wulfie85, Nov 10, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.6%

JuhaP, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

vdefiesta35, Nov 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Torey, Nov 10, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.6%

jprivott, Nov 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

IckyT2012, Nov 09, 2014
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4.67/5  rDev +8.9%

Johnct, Nov 09, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -65%

DOCRW, Nov 09, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +7.2%

Leag0002, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

embass, Nov 08, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +11.9%

brballou, Nov 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

cuvtcuv, Nov 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Goatdavemac, Nov 06, 2014
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4.53/5  rDev +5.6%

chrismattlin, Nov 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Lucular, Nov 05, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.6%

ErinnA, Nov 05, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +1.6%

Ngntjp, Nov 05, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +8.2%

Wiseaxe, Nov 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Rodenbach Grand Cru is my go-to Flander's red. It is sour, funky deliciousness in a bottle. The beer is also an unbelievable bargain and can be found for $10-12.

RyanSoFla, Nov 04, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -11.4%

Cherry-red color, small head, which vanishes fast.

Funky, sour-cherry, with hints of malt.

Malt, bread, a lot of cherries, very ripe, full of flavor. Perfect chewy, tart sourness, with a fruity cherry sweetness. Decent complexity, still easy drinkable. Malt underlines the cherries till the end, holding the sourness at bay. Great balance, fruit stays in the foreground the whole time, resulting in a chewy, sour aftertaste.

aleigator, Nov 04, 2014
Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
96 out of 100 based on 3,186 ratings.