Brewed by Brouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Roeselare, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 456   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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. 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MIBRomeo (2566) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Reddish Hugh soapy off white head. Slightly tart cherries a touch sweet as well quite mellow. Palate is well coated a little thin with a lingering tart. Tart cherries some light sweet candied sugars. Mellow and smooth. Thanks to Jason for sharing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwood04 (4155) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 8, 2014
750ml bottle in a glass. Pours amber ruby with an off-white head. Aroma of raspberries, light cherries, sourness, some spices, dark fruit, and some amber malts. Flavor the same. Average texture. A very good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (352) - - MAY 8, 2014
Backnote, had this beer at the zeebra extreem beer festival 2014. superb beer, red fruit oak sour

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ilovedarkbeer (2332) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Pours a deep reddish color with a small pink tinted head. Notes of berries, oak, vinegar, fresh air, and vanilla. Sour mouthfeel. Bubbly finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2383) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2014
Tasty Flemish old red. Body of wild sourness, but with some nice fruits to balance it all out.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1058) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle. Slightly hazy maroon a with fine-grained offwhite head. Aroma is outstanding with a fruity yeast tartness with cherries, red currants and black currants, as well as balsamic vinegar, oak and some earthy notes. Full velvety body and average carbonation. Flavour is tart with fruity acidity of dark berries, apples and grapes, as well as oaken barrels, giving a light astringent and lingering fruity tart finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
berntholer (1052) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
2011 version slight pink head that disappears quickly. redbrown colour. aroma raspberry, cherry, cranberry, cassis, poepegaatjes. taste like aroma with a sweet-sour balance that is out of this world! medium body and carbonation. words cannot describe how good this really is. buy this, buy all the bottles you can get!! :P

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kolymaTram (14) - brussels, BELGIUM - APR 29, 2014
undescribable? A very fruity ’simple’ Rodenbach. Best i ever had, at cellar temp, makes the taste even smoother

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (2318) - GERMANY - APR 27, 2014
0,75 l bottle floral, barnyard, lots of cranberry/strawberry/rasberry. red, hazy, minimal head, tan foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour, medium body, sticky, fizzy, astringent, long finish,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
RobertDale (3704) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 23, 2014
750 ml. bottle. Thanks Mike! Pours a clear bright red with a small pinkish head. Aroma of tart fruit and wood. Taste is tart cherries, raspberries, wood, and funk. Very, very good. Glad I have another one in the cellar.

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