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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

2,763 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,763
Reviews: 977
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 204
Gots: 232 | FT: 14
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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CosmoHopHead

Kansas

4/5  rDev -6.8%

06-23-2014 01:57:09 | More by CosmoHopHead
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Falcone

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

06-22-2014 23:56:31 | More by Falcone
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Liverocks

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

06-22-2014 21:08:57 | More by Liverocks
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Domvan

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-22-2014 17:51:53 | More by Domvan
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rkbrownii

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

06-22-2014 16:01:03 | More by rkbrownii
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KG710

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

06-22-2014 07:17:12 | More by KG710
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hAle2theWort

Maryland

3/5  rDev -30.1%

06-21-2014 15:41:42 | More by hAle2theWort
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samba

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-21-2014 11:22:29 | More by samba
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

06-21-2014 00:21:40 | More by ZEB89
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JulioH

Florida

4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

LIGHT SOUR

Nice Red Flanders beer, yet a bit weak.

Pours a nice red beer, able to see through. Not many bubbles forming. Aroma is good, like lambics or gueuzes, and you can smell the sour nature of the beer. Taste is good, sour, yet sweet. It is not a straightforward sour, it is more of a cherry lambic, but very light. Mouth feel is also light.

Serving type: on-tap

06-21-2014 00:20:16 | More by JulioH
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

06-20-2014 21:09:13 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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Klebe

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

06-20-2014 15:47:17 | More by Klebe
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Glad I'm coming around to sours. Maybe in a year, I'll like this even more. Poured from the bottle into a champagne flute. Why not be fancy? Deep red body like mashed cherries. A finger of off-white head.

Smell is like sour cherry candy. Kind of reminds me of Warheads. Remember those SOBs?

Taste is rather delicious. A bit of cherry, something like red wine, a woodiness. Not as sour as some sours I've had. This strikes me as the perfect gateway.

If you're afraid of sours...as I am...treat yourself to this. You'll probably like it more than you imagine.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 01:57:43 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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jellikit

Washington

4.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: brown with a red hue. Small bubbles forming a small head. Clear.

S: Vinegar.

T: slight cola taste. Vinegar. Oak.

M: highly carbonated. Mouth puckering sourness. Medium-light body.

O: great sour. Not over the top. But good. Will buy again.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 00:57:17 | More by jellikit
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dunlap926

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

06-18-2014 23:42:16 | More by dunlap926
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RichD

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

06-17-2014 00:46:52 | More by RichD
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jlkusarmy

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -35.9%

06-16-2014 20:49:44 | More by jlkusarmy
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Impfan

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

06-16-2014 18:41:41 | More by Impfan
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kfurman

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.6%

06-16-2014 17:37:47 | More by kfurman
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Mattb562

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-16-2014 06:12:41 | More by Mattb562
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mrcraft

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-16-2014 05:40:01 | More by mrcraft
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aeiverson

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.6%

06-16-2014 04:34:51 | More by aeiverson
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tomordonez

Florida

2.15/5  rDev -49.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I prefer the regular Rodenbach. It’s in the middle between bitter and sour, slightly sweet. Although this one has a great color. It smells like wood, like it has been in a casket for a long time. It has an aged aroma. High carbonation. The sour wall hits you in the face. There is not much flavor other than sour. No wood flavor. Not really beer flavor. This should be classified as a spirit. Hard lemonade.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 02:09:32 | More by tomordonez
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.8%

06-14-2014 17:53:38 | More by JMUbrewz
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isu68mbt

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-14-2014 11:53:16 | More by isu68mbt
Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 2,763 ratings.