Rodenbach Grand Cru

Swinkels Breweries Rodenbach

Swinkels Breweries Rodenbach
Varietal:Sour Ale
Item Size:20L keg
Items Per Case:1
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Inventory Status:In Stock
Retail Price:$257.80


Gold - 2016 Brussels Beer Challenge Belgium Gold - 2015 World Beer Awards

Tasting Notes

Grand Cru by RODENBACH has on average been left for much longer in the oak casks(“foeders”) of the Roeselare “beer cathedral”, which results in a more pronounced version of the “Flanders Red-Brown Beer” style. The result is a complex beer with a great deal of wood and esters, vinous and with a very long aftertaste, just like a Grand Cru wine. 

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. It consists of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 beer matured two years in oak.


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


Rudi Ghequire, brewmaster


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