Rodenbach Grand Cru | Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

Rodenbach Grand CruRodenbach Grand Cru
BA SCORE
92.9%
Liked This Beer
4.29 w/ 4,054 ratings
Rodenbach Grand CruRodenbach Grand Cru
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:
Flanders Red Ale- a blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 aged beer matured for 2 years in oak foeders. The original sour ale.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#562
Reviews:
1,155
Ratings:
4,054
Liked:
3,768
Avg:
4.29/5
pDev:
11.19%
Alströms:
4.61
 
 
Wants:
336
Gots:
702
Trade:
21
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Ratings: 4,054 |  Reviews: 1,155
Photo of AB021816
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MaximalC
4.32/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours an opaque, mahogany-plum color with a minuscule cap of khaki froth that's gone in short order. Aroma smells of palate-quivering tart cherries and french toast topped with boysenberry preserves and a drizzle of toffee--quite nice.

The taste features an engaging burst of apple cider vinegar up front, accompanied by black cherries, plums, and blackberries--a really fantastic blend of tartness and dark fruit. Warming reveals red wine and raisins in the finish. Perky carbonation dances on the tongue and yields a splendidly dry mouthfeel that keeps you coming back for more.

Overall, this is a great sour that offers just the right amount of pucker while incorporating a delightfully rich and fruity flavor profile. Not sure that I've had a better Flanders red.

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Photo of jaybirde63
4.48/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Approx. 12oz pour ,cloudy dark tan color, no head to speak of and very light lacing .Pleasent sweet/sour wine like smell and taste notes throughout .Wonderful after taste ( if you like Sours).. Highly recommended.

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4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.19/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.19/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.95/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
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4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.65/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.29/5  rDev 0%
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3.54/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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5/5  rDev +16.6%
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4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
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3.55/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
Beer rating: 92.9% out of 100 with 4,054 ratings
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