Corsendonk Rousse | Brouwerij Corsendonk

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3.5/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Corsendonk
Belgium
corsendonk.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by thierrynantes on 11-11-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,085
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
40
pDev:
15.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
9
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Ratings: 40 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of dcmchew
3.49/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of ejimhof
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bark
3.07/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The colour is amber-copper (30 EBC), the liquid is clear. The tree finger head is compact and amber, it sinks slowly leaving some lacing.

The smell is bitter-sweet with some metal/iron, caramel and red fruits (raspberry jam and cherries). Some chemical meaty notes. I don’t like the metal notes.

The taste is very sweet, almost like drinking unmixed fruit squash. Red fruits/berries, caramel, strawberry flavoured candy and some brown sugar. Medium body. The aftertaste is more balanced with caramel, brown sugar and rosehips. Some dry/bitter notes and mixed spices (nutmeg, allspice, cloves) in the background. The smooth finish is all brown sugar.

The carbonation is very strong, the small bubbles are long-lived. The liquid is sticky.

Too sweet and one-handed for me.

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Photo of aztraz
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Marius
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of patre_tim
3.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Golden like peach juice, cloudy, lots of fine bubbled carbonation and a huge 5 finger yellowish brown head with an almost pink tinge. Some random lacing.



S: Lemony like a lemon pie, Belgian yeasts. Much like a triple. Some light spicy pepper notes.



T: Sweet, peppery, guava, cloves, really interesting.



M: Medium syrupy body with light carbonation.



O: Really interesting brew. I was pleasantly surprised by the uniqueness of it, so I love it. Bought in Kunming, drank here April 4th, 2015.

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Photo of desint
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of Dentist666
3.77/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into tulip.
Pours clear amber/copper with rose hues beer with thick off-white head, moderate retention.
Smell - malty, peppery, belgian yeasts, resembles tripel
Taste - sweet malty, fruity, peppery, belgian yeasts, uncommon. Hops are forgotten.
Sticky body, smooth and silky, medium carbonation. Pleasant texture.
Unique brew.

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Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JamFuel
3.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thierrynantes
3.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (33 cl.), tasted in 2010.

Appearance : clear amber color, with white foamy head (some lacing).
Smell : yeasty and spicy aromas.
Taste and mouthfeel : caramel and fruits flavors, a very sweet finish.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Belgian Pale Ale.

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Photo of mattfancett
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Wonderful net of lacing.

Malty sweetness, some hints of peppery belgian phenols.

Overbearingly sweet to the taste, though there are some nice crackery malts in there.

Fairly unique.

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Photo of BJSmit
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of rekel
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
1.5/5  rDev -57.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Antyk
3.81/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of der_meister
3.78/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmtpi
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of JMUduke
3.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zet
3.39/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nice promising dark amber look with a heavy head of foam. I like the bottles as well, with the text printed directly on the bottle. Makes it very, well, abbey-ish. Nice spicy and yeasty smell with lots of cloves present. The taste doesn't seem to match the smell however: fruity, with hints of cherries, peach and caramel. Very sweet, a bit too sweet for my liking. Hop bitterness seems to be lacking. 8% abv, but this beer manages to hide this well. Not a bad beer, but like I mentioned before, too sweet for me.

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Photo of SayBoom
4.1/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rivoire
3.11/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 40 ratings
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