Rodenbach Grand Cru | Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

4,043 Ratings
Rodenbach Grand CruRodenbach Grand Cru

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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 casts.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2000

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of alex_hart
4.12/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: A dark, chocolaty red with a thin, off-white head and good carbonation.

Smell: Fruit Fruit Fruit. A bit of sourness along with a good sweetness in the back.

Taste: This is just tasty. The tartness of the fruit really comes in, but not in an overpowering way at all. The sweetness balances is it our perfectly and keeps it enjoyable from start to finish. Plum, grape, and some others I cant quite put a finger on.

Mouthfeel: Great carbonation across the tongue. Extremely drinkable with little to no residue left in the mouth upon the swallow.

Overall: This is my first brew of the Sours category (Flanders Red in this case), and I wasn't quite sure what to expect. I was very pleased with the outcome, and with this price tag it is a must get.

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Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Cvescalante
3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Jason1337
5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Matt_Rodgers
4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of hotsudge
4.74/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Knapp85
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This poured out as a nice deep red color with a fizzy white head on top. Hardly any lacing and retention on this beer. The smell of the beer is slightly sour, with notes of oak and cherry. The taste is really nice, it's got a subtle tart cherry flavor with a slight sweet malt backbone. The flavors are very well balanced. The mouthfeel is light bodied, with a solid carbonation and very drinkable. Overall this beer is very good. Would drink it again anytime.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
4.26 out of 5 based on 4,043 ratings.
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