Rodenbach Classic (Red) | Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

Rodenbach Classic (Red)Rodenbach Classic (Red)
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Rodenbach Classic (Red)Rodenbach Classic (Red)

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV varies 5.0-5.2% ABV

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-04-2002

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3.29/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Opaque mahogany hued body with a thin tan head that is short-lived.
S: Sweet malt and sour yeasty aromas.
T: Begins sweet at the outset and progresses to a sour finish. Quite flavorful.
M: Well-blended and smooth. A good Flemish Red-Brown ale.

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4.49/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Received this in a beer of the month club - I will freely admit I am completely new to drinking beer of this style. The beer is a mixed ale - 75% "young" with 25% aged in oak barrels. The smell was very fruity and floral, almost smelling more like wine than beer. I've tried a ton of stuff from american craft breweries and liked many of them, but I can honestly say I've never had anything like this one from Belgium. The flavor of the beer is a bit tart at first but that quickly fades to more complex flavors of the malt and hops. The finish is clean and refreshing. Really blown away and ready for more true Belgian style beers.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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2.88/5  rDev -28%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

"The Flemish Red Brown Ale, 75% young 25% matured for 2 years".

What could go wrong about that?


It pours nicely although barely any head. Smells a little like dark cherries. Medium carbonation. Fruity but not as much as a lambic. Refreshing. I could have it for brunch, lunch or snack. Not something to taste in detail.

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Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
Beer rating: 82.1% out of 100 with 1,822 ratings
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