Swinkels Breweries Rodenbach

Rodenbach Grand Cru

Swinkels Breweries Rodenbach
RegionRoselare, Belgium
VarietalSour Ale
Inventory StatusIn Stock

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98 Rate Beer World Beer Awards 2013-2015: Rodenbach Grand Cru - Belgium's Best Dark Beer

Tasting Notes

Grand Cru is a Flemish red ale. Two-thirds of the blend undergoes maturation in oak casks, where wild yeasts create a unique fruity and sour character. Aromas of berries, caramel and chocolate are followed on the palate by an initial sourness, with tart cherry, vinous and earthy notes. A superb pairing for pungent cheeses.

Technical Notes

Traditional product, local to the Flanders region - brewed through the same method since 1821. Through fermentation & maturation in oak casks, this beer gets a sweet-sour flavour & complex fruitiness as seen in wine. Rodenbach Grand Cru is a blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 aged beer matured for 2 years in oak casts.


Grand Cru (97 points) - "the benchmark Flanders red...a top example of the classic Belgian style." Wine Enthusiast


Rudi Ghequire, brewmaster