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Corsendonk Rousse - Brouwerij Corsendonk

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20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Corsendonk visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thierrynantes on 11-11-2010)
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kwkim

Korea (South)

4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

04-24-2014 08:12:21 | More by kwkim
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DJLehnherr

France

4.11/5  rDev +14.5%

My favorite of the Corsendonk beers. The rousse poured out darkish amber, with a red tint perhaps, and a smallish white head. A bit yeasty scent, but the smell is overwelmingly citrus: orange and lemony.

The head has settled to a haze. Very sweet on the taste, a nice round, fizzy sweetness on the front of the tongue: orange, lemon and graphs flavors. Other spicy notes that I can’t place. A very good overall taste, but almost hard to call this a beer, the sweetness is so overwhelming. Very little to no bitterness and hops. A little alcohol flavor on the finish, but I was quite surprised this was an 8% ABV beer. Nice texture, quit a lot of carbonation. Very easy to drink. Reminds me a bit of a berry Weiss, but the flavor is even less complex and maybe smoother. A nice taste, but it doesn’t linger very long. The alcohol content will catch up to you quick after a few sips!

This is a great, easy-to-drink beer, especially for when you want a break from a “beer-tasting” beer, or for those friends who claim they don’t like beer. I think it would be perfect in the early springtime with noodles and prima vera vegetables.

02-27-2014 17:54:19 | More by DJLehnherr
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PeetPP

Belgium

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-16-2013 18:00:14 | More by PeetPP
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Warfarin

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-18-2011 21:18:59 | More by Warfarin
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Nordin


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-02-2014 10:14:35 | More by Nordin
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Filosoof

Netherlands

3.68/5  rDev +2.5%

L: almost perfect look; two fingers, lasting foam; cognac-colour;
S: pear, citrus, smells like the Corsendonk Agnus, but with a bit of caramel and celery;
T: as an Agnus-addict this taste was a little disappointment; good, but no more than that; a bit too sweet and too short of hops/bitterness to complete the taste.
M: I thought it was 5%, but looking on the bottle I was surprised to see it was 8%. The sweetness hides the alcohol completely. The carbonation was quite right.

Drink it extra cold, to suppress the sweetness. Otherwise this one will be your disappointment too.

By the way: I don't see this beer on the website of Corsendonk anymore. Has it been withdrawn, not competing with the other Corsendonk-success-stories?

08-26-2011 17:32:49 | More by Filosoof
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thierrynantes

France

3.6/5  rDev +0.3%

Beer bottle (33 cl.), tasted in 2010.

Appearance : clear amber color, with white foamy head (some lacing).
Smell : yeasty and spicy aromas.
Taste and mouthfeel : caramel and fruits flavors, a very sweet finish.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Belgian Pale Ale.

11-11-2010 17:52:24 | More by thierrynantes
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Marius

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-13-2013 18:40:15 | More by Marius
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mattfancett

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-27-2014 09:18:12 | More by mattfancett
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-25-2013 20:15:35 | More by Ciocanelu
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Kampfar

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-08-2014 13:32:16 | More by Kampfar
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Abbo

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-12-2013 21:59:21 | More by Abbo
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

12-25-2012 17:53:59 | More by ejimhof
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dcmchew

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-31-2013 19:55:05 | More by dcmchew
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BJSmit

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-02-2014 16:06:59 | More by BJSmit
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khmel

Ukraine

3.44/5  rDev -4.2%

.33 liter bottle in a mug

A: Dark golden/light amber color. Clear. White foamy head, 2 fingers at pour. Decent retention.

S: Very faint notes of fruitiness and caramel. Underwhelming.

T: Very pleasant and more than expected from the smell. Quite a bit of sweetness, caramel notes. Some earthy yeast flavor in the finish with a slight bit of alcohol. The 8% ABV is well hidden behind the sweetness. Malt flavors become more pronounced as you go.

M: Crisp, medium bodied. Dry but well-rounded, quite a bit of carbonation.

O: A solid, enjoyable beer for it's style. Even somewhat reminiscent of some quads I've had, though drier and lighter. Found myself at the end thinking I'd happily try this brew again.

07-05-2013 20:57:54 | More by khmel
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Coren

Belgium

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-17-2013 13:59:55 | More by Coren
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jmtpi

France

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

01-12-2014 16:13:36 | More by jmtpi
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desint

Belgium

3/5  rDev -16.4%

08-29-2013 09:56:41 | More by desint
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rekel

Netherlands

3/5  rDev -16.4%

07-16-2012 18:26:08 | More by rekel
Corsendonk Rousse from Brouwerij Corsendonk
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