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Rodenbach Caractère Rouge - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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99
world-class

595 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 595
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.16%
Wants: 174
Gots: 158 | FT: 29
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 11-02-2011)
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PsilohsaiBiN

New York

4.76/5  rDev +6.5%

Appearance: Pours a beautiful crimson, ruby red with 1/2 finger of fizzy white head. Sexy.

Smell: Tart cherry, that sour cranberry dankness, and sweet raspberry tartness to offset the cherries; it's all there. This is REALLY potent smelling, like freshly juiced berries. Amazing.

Taste: Tart cherry sweetness up-front, with a more bold cranberry sourness in the middle that gives way to a clean and dry, right on the money, sour raspberry finish. It's pretty sour, but not in the realm of Tart Of Darkness sour. Outstanding.

Mouthfeel: Ample carbonation, with a light feel that lends to drinkin' easy.

Overall: Had high hopes for this one, and I wasn't disappointed. I don't like to bring up other beers in my reviews too much, but this reminds me of a certain "intense" beer, but improves upon it everywhere that I'd have liked to see it. I guess that when a company does something for 200 years, they do it better than most.

01-08-2014 23:30:19 | More by PsilohsaiBiN
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-08-2014 05:09:30 | More by starrdogg
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SteeleWright

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

01-08-2014 02:31:32 | More by SteeleWright
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fsck

Washington

5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-07-2014 18:57:18 | More by fsck
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TechBrew

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

01-06-2014 14:21:50 | More by TechBrew
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

01-05-2014 17:25:30 | More by facesnorth
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Jordy777

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-05-2014 16:45:20 | More by Jordy777
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

01-05-2014 01:10:39 | More by JakerLou
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ScottP

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-04-2014 18:52:03 | More by ScottP
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WeisGuy

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

01-03-2014 22:02:21 | More by WeisGuy
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nollie77

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-03-2014 17:37:39 | More by nollie77
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fiver29

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-03-2014 15:13:02 | More by fiver29
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-03-2014 01:30:45 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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Chingringo

Florida

5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-02-2014 07:07:13 | More by Chingringo
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JasonSiedman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-01-2014 22:54:23 | More by JasonSiedman
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campfirebrew

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

01-01-2014 04:04:48 | More by campfirebrew
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Mweiss199

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-01-2014 03:11:48 | More by Mweiss199
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jampics2

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

12-31-2013 15:37:38 | More by jampics2
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

12-31-2013 07:20:10 | More by beergorrilla
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wpqx

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

12-31-2013 06:40:07 | More by wpqx
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

12-31-2013 03:44:42 | More by Zaphog
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flagmantho

Washington

4.4/5  rDev -1.6%

Poured from 750mL corked & caged bottle into a tulip. Three weeks of travel, sickness and holidays has left me review-less; I am looking forward to returning to the fold with this brew.

Appearance: nice amber-orange hue with a light haze and moderate effervescence. Head is a finger of creamy ivory foam with great retention. Quite good.

Smell: the rich fruitiness and tart Flanders element bring me straight to a holiday meal. Cranberry sauce aside, there's almost a vinous quality here that really works well. This is a fruit beer that cannot be denied.

Taste: very much like the aroma. There's a tartness here which is alluring but not overdone, as well as a grape, cranberry and cherry fruitiness which combine together flawlessly. A really great beer.

Mouthfeel: lightish body with a good level of carbonation. I think it might be a bit overattenuated to be truly creamy, but it is nice.

Overall: I could drink tons of this stuff. Wonderful!

12-31-2013 02:30:54 | More by flagmantho
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wolf_switzer

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

12-30-2013 23:12:01 | More by wolf_switzer
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WhittierIceCream

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

12-30-2013 05:32:47 | More by WhittierIceCream
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

12-30-2013 02:53:53 | More by muskiesman
Rodenbach Caractère Rouge from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
99 out of 100 based on 595 ratings.