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Rodenbach Caractère Rouge - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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Rodenbach Caractère RougeRodenbach Caractère Rouge

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

581 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 581
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.16%
Wants: 172
Gots: 152 | 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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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.9/5  rDev -12.8%

At Eb's
Pour a dark reddish brown color with a smallish off white head that quickly dissipates. Smells of tart cherries, funk, yeast, a bit of vinegar, some sweet fruits, some tart fruit. The flavor is pretty tart up front with some fruity tartness and a bit of acid. The fruit comes in midway to provide some sweet balance before a bit of funk, vinegar, and tannic oak step in. Medium body with a sharp level of carbonation that provides for a prickly mouthfeel. I rather enjoyed this one, its good now, but almost feels like a few years would do wonders to help meld the flavors a bit.

08-26-2012 01:26:48 | More by johnnnniee
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.95/5  rDev -11.6%

This beer was far far fruitier than I was expecting but my expectations might have been off, or rather were considerably off. Still a decent beer overall.

Beer is ruby red, clear with a thin head, small bubbles, no lacing, low carbonation. Really bright red.

Aroma is all fruit all the time, very sweet, cherry almost too much cherry, some other stuff sneaks through.

Beer is medium in body and sweet, lots of cherries, lots of fruit, lots of fruit, seriously this is a cherry bomb. Other flavors fight to get through but ultimately fail. I liked this beer but it would have been better if it wasn't just a one note beer. Not as sweet as the redbach thankfully.

11-02-2012 20:04:20 | More by drabmuh
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simoen

Belgium

4/5  rDev -10.5%

08-27-2013 13:03:32 | More by simoen
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -10.5%

02-03-2014 00:20:29 | More by acurtis
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bum732

Lesotho

4/5  rDev -10.5%

10-13-2013 00:18:09 | More by bum732
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claaark13

Indiana

4/5  rDev -10.5%

02-05-2013 03:07:30 | More by claaark13
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Riggsenater

Indiana

4/5  rDev -10.5%

07-12-2014 13:48:21 | More by Riggsenater
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ManforallSaisons

Belgium

4/5  rDev -10.5%

11-01-2013 10:57:23 | More by ManforallSaisons
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emerge077

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.5%

10-19-2013 20:28:11 | More by emerge077
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Dellpepper123

Oregon

4/5  rDev -10.5%

08-23-2014 16:21:57 | More by Dellpepper123
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sunnrider

Spain

4/5  rDev -10.5%

08-28-2014 14:53:52 | More by sunnrider
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.5%

02-25-2012 06:10:36 | More by slimntubbs
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greenspointexas

Texas

4/5  rDev -10.5%

03-23-2014 15:15:29 | More by greenspointexas
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.5%

Bottle from Etre Gourmet. Served in a Rodenbach goblet. Pours a fairly-bright cherry-red color. Short pink-hued head that dissipats quickly. Heavy cherry with mild raspberry and cherry. More cranberry in flavor. Super fruity. Moderately tart. High carbonation and super dry. Too fruity at this point, though hopefully that calms down and brings out the base a bit more. Also didn’t have that nice yeast-driven acidity of most Rodenbach yet. Could also use a bit more body.

12-16-2012 19:33:46 | More by Thorpe429
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sweemzander

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.5%

11-11-2013 19:05:26 | More by sweemzander
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Steve212

New York

4/5  rDev -10.5%

01-23-2014 02:05:55 | More by Steve212
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BelgianBeerPope

Belgium

4/5  rDev -10.5%

03-29-2014 14:45:22 | More by BelgianBeerPope
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -10.5%

07-13-2014 13:45:24 | More by thebigredone
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duimie

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -10.5%

05-23-2014 01:59:10 | More by duimie
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -10.5%

12-07-2013 21:13:15 | More by ajzy
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beerwolf77

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -10.5%

12-28-2013 04:42:26 | More by beerwolf77
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bvdubn

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.5%

05-01-2014 12:41:49 | More by bvdubn
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.5%

01-06-2013 17:17:24 | More by orangesol
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Mattias

Sweden

4/5  rDev -10.5%

03-14-2014 20:52:01 | More by Mattias
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Abbbp

Texas

4/5  rDev -10.5%

12-30-2013 02:28:05 | More by Abbbp
Rodenbach Caractère Rouge from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
99 out of 100 based on 581 ratings.