Rosso
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

RossoRosso
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Style:
Flanders Red Ale
Ranked #95
ABV:
4%
Score:
87
Ranked #34,742
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 snaotheus:
Photo of snaotheus
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.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of pin
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ManforallSaisons
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.

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Photo of DucksFan16
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.

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Photo of JamFuel
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.

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

Photo of BigBT
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of Dentist666
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.

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

Photo of heygeebee
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.

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Photo of DocDownUnder
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.

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Photo of Texasfan549
3.96/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brandon911
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of jrfehon33
4.04/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Unchi
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of cbnz
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Rwalford74
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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