Rodenbach Caractère Rouge | Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

BA SCORE
98
world-class
1,424 Ratings
Rodenbach Caractère RougeRodenbach Caractère Rouge
BEER INFO

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

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The brewer allow the beer to macerate with fresh cherries, raspberries and cranberries. After this maceration in oak, the beer re-ferments in the bottle. The result is RODENBACH Caractère Rouge, an exceptional RODENBACH with fruit maceration and a 7% alcohol volume. The brew is more than unique and extremely exclusive, as only 900 75-cl bottles were produced (first batch). Geunes serves this wilful beer as part of his other unique range of beer varieties in his restaurant, ’t Zilte, at the Antwerp MAS museum.

Added by Jason on 11-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,424
Reviews:
208
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
6.98%
 
 
Wants:
320
Gots:
367
For Trade:
45
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5/5  rDev +12.6%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of hotsudge
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - a beautiful deep amber colour with ruby undertones. A medium sized dark head that fades at a medium rate.

S - Malty, sweet, sour (a hint of vinegar), hints of citrus. Warm yet fresh and inviting

T - complex, sweet with acidity. The best of its class by far.

M - smooth with that slight hint of acidity.

O - an exceptional beer!

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.99/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Extremely smooth sour like ale with a wine like dry feel!

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4.99/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.99/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sublimei
4.98/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

If you're a fan of sours, this one is hard to beat. Little pricey, but definitely worth trying.

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4.98/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.97/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.96/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.95/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.95/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.95/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.95/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Thanks to Chuk at Central Market for the last bottle in Austin. Pours up a beautiful ruby, smells of insane amounts of the red fruits as labeled, flavors of the same fruits, very intense, nice and tart, very smooth carbo, medium bodied, slight sweet finish, I think I'm about to mate with Amanda after this beaute.

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4.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

World class beer. Tart, clean, awesome

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4.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Rodenbach Caractère Rouge from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
4.44 out of 5 based on 1,424 ratings.
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