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Rodenbach Grand Cru | Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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4.29/5
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4,076 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:
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:
#569
Reviews:
1,160
Ratings:
4,076
pDev:
11.19%
Bros Score:
4.61
 
 
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338
Gots:
705
Trade:
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A: Ruby red, purplish color, and with no carbonation.
S: Sour Dark fruits, cherries and plums
T: Sour cherries, lemons, limes, with hints of oak.
M: tartness, but overall enjoyable.
O: This is only my second tart beer. (1st Cuvée Freddy). Sour beers are such a shock to my taste buds and mind that I can't even say with conviction that I like the taste. It's unique. And I don't hate it.

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S: Dark tart cherries, oak, dark fruit, red berries in the nose.

T: Sour cherries, oak, raspberry, mellow and very drinkable, especially for a sour.

M: Medium bodied and neither smooth nor harsh with carbonation.

O: An excellent tart beer. The oak flavor really plays well with the tart fruits.

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Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 4,076 ratings
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