Rodenbach Foederbier | Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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89
very good
103 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
Belgium
rodenbach.be

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
103
Reviews:
25
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
10.51%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Photo of bsh92
2/5  rDev -51.1%

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.77/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of epmonster
3/5  rDev -26.7%

Photo of cbnz
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of GarthT
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dukeufo
3.3/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the Beer museum in Bruges.

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Photo of RoaneLoc
3.33/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmoore32
3.35/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sourdog
3.38/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of simoen
3.41/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AlexFields
3.43/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.49/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear amber bodied with a thin covering of off-white head. 3.5

Aroma is sort of sweet with vanilla graham crackery wood and some cherry fruitiness and vinegar.

Flavor is kind of lackluster and thin which the flat thin body doesn't help. It's like the aroma which seems great but doesn't fully translate for me.

Interesting to try. The beer comes together so well in the bottled versions. This was eh.

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On nitro. Very sour for rodenbach.

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Photo of wilkinswesley
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of dwagner003
3.52/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thorpe429
3.62/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the De Heeren 20th Anniversary party during last week's trip to Belgium. Reviewed from notes.

Served in a mini snifter.

Pours a light caramel color with a very small head that receded quickly. No lacing.

The nose immediately brought quite a bit of vinegar. Some light cherry and oak, but mostly vinegar. Super strong and along the lines of Vin de Cereal but without the cookie dough-type sweetness. Flavor was straight sourness, though not completely overpowering like some of the more out there American wilds that I've had.

Light body and thin carbonation with a heavy sourness.

Not fantastic but certainly not bad either. An interesting experience.

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3.64/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Euroglot
3.64/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BarrytheBear
3.65/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of safaricook
3.7/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nick35712
3.72/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12.2.15 draft @ the Shepard & the Knucklehead, Haledon NJ

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 1/3/2016 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub in Pawtucket, RI, served in a snifter glass.

A: The beer is a deep purplish red color, with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains tart dark fruit, some minty spice, light caramelized malts and light Belgian yeast.

T: The taste starts out very tart with quite wine-like flavors of grapes and berries. There’s some mild spice in the background. The malt character is thin but prevails itself somewhat in the finish. The after-taste is sour as early on what little sweetness the beer has fades out.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is very dry.

O: A little tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, decent representation of style, it’s a decent beer but there are better options within the style.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Rodenbach Foederbier from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
4.09 out of 5 based on 103 ratings.
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