Rosso
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

RossoRosso
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Style:
Sour - Flanders Red Ale
Ranked #95
ABV:
4%
Score:
87
Ranked #35,059
Avg:
3.69 | pDev: 10.57%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
37
From:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
 
Belgium
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  2
Gots
  8
SCORE
87
Very Good
RossoRosso
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Reviews by groleau:
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groleau from Canada

3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Sep 23, 2017
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pin from Australia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

May 02, 2015
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ManforallSaisons from Belgium

3.34/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

More ruby colored than the classic Rodenbach's dusky garnet, with just a wisp of white head. Raspberry tart and cherry pie smells, sugar with a hint of cinnamon, restrained. More pie in the taste, thin raspberry and cherry, some apricot flavors (not on the list of fruits added: sour cherry, raspberry and cranberry). A hint of the cranberry seems to appear in place of the foudre-type woody sourness. It feels a bit slick, with a touch of carbonation, and an after-feel bringing a bit of Rodenbach pucker. On the whole, it's a slightly rather than aggressively fruited up take on the classic, but not more refreshing.

Jun 21, 2014
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snaotheus from Washington

3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2015-05-14
25cl bottle served in a little plastic Holiday Inn glass at a hotel in Paris. Date on the bottle is 08.04.15 -- seems to mean, "Consume by".

Pours cloudy brown-red with a little white head, moderately carbonated. Smell is sweet, strawberry.

Taste is very sweet and a little tart. Cherry and strawberry. Good, but almost in a soda kind of way. Same class as Mort Subite, but much better.

Mouthfeel is light and effervescent. Overall, not bad.

May 22, 2015
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DucksFan16 from Alaska

2.78/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

06/26/2017, in Bruges, Belgium.

Jun 26, 2017
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JamFuel from Sweden

3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Bruges Beer Museum.

Pours a deep red with pink foam.

Smell is very fruity, pretty much like strawberry sorbet.

Taste is that same sorbet, with some raspberries and currants sprinkled in. A little bit of acidity, but pretty sweet.

Mouthfeel is thin and bybbly.

Overall, a very refreshing beer, and probably a good entry point into sour beer.

Sep 17, 2017
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Evil_Pidde from Sweden

3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 08, 2016
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BigBT from South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Jul 26, 2014
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Dentist666 from Russian Federation

3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into flute.
Pours ruby red, slightly hazy beer with pink head, good volume and retention.
Smell - red berries.
Taste - moderately sour, balanced by sweetness, cranberries, woody notes.
Light body, soft carbonation.
Good to some reasonable margines.

Jan 26, 2016
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kjkinsey from Texas

3.89/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Apr 13, 2015
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heygeebee from Australia

3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep ruby red, fizzy head, short lived.
Modest aromas, taste is all cherry menthol, tinned strawberries, a little sour, a little sweet.
Light and fizzy, zesty, light beer.

Oct 09, 2015
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DocDownUnder from Illinois

4.31/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful to look at with the bright pink color, this is a light and refreshing fruit beer.

If you have the opportunity to have this on draft it usually comes in one of the most unique glasses I've seen. Circular at the base and rising to a wide oval mouth.

Jan 20, 2016
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Texasfan549 from Texas

3.96/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Apr 13, 2015
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brandon911 from Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Jun 23, 2014
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jrfehon33 from Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sep 08, 2015
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Unchi from California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Jun 23, 2014
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cbnz from Canada

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Oct 01, 2014
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Rwalford74 from Australia

4.29/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I think this must remind me of traffic light lollies as a kid ... so the score is a bit higher than most ... love it

Mar 20, 2015
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Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

3.69/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nov 16, 2015
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safaricook from Netherlands

3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Feb 23, 2015
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Marius from Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aug 04, 2015
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4ster from Canada

3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Jan 05, 2017
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MaxOhle from Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Apr 05, 2017
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simoen from Belgium

3.12/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dec 28, 2014
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atpca from California

3.56/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

May 14, 2015
Rosso from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 37 ratings