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

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RATINGS: 416   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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. 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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29367) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottled. A deep red beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of fruits and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of brettanomyces, malt, and lemons, leading to a dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours an almost clear red with a tiny off-white head. Sweet and spicy cherry aroma - a rather sophisticated overripe cherry accent. Medium body, sweet and tart cherry accents, carbonation is quite rich, some tannins but the tartness is not overpowering. A very elegant beer. 200812

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (31232) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
75 cl bottle. Pours cloudy amber with a fully gone head. Aroma is cherry fruity and acidic. Spiced, tart and citric. Smooth fruity, cherry and crisp. Tart and citric into a smooth fruity and citric finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (2412) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle from Beer Planet, Brussels. Clear red beer with a small pink head. Sourred berries aroma. Sourish, raspberries, cherries flavour. Love this one :-)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle. Pours a nice ruby red color with a pinkish head. Aroma is quite tart, I get cherry, raspberry, cranberry, some sugary notes, balsamic vinegar, oak, vinous notes, subtle funk and caramel. The flavor follows the nose with a really nice tartness and is quite complex, again lots of cherry and raspberry, some cranberry notes, winegums, sugary notes, balsamic vinegar, oak, vinous notes, the subtle funk of musty or old notes and some caramel. The body is medium with a dry mouth feel. Overall another amazing limited release fro Rodenbach!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1148) - Aalborg, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2012
Pours clear ruby red with a white head. - Lovely .. Aroma has lots of fruity candy, raspberry, sweet cherry, very weak tart note behind and maybe some grapes. Taste is fresh, sweet and fruity with strawberry, raspberry, gummibears, grapes, maybe a bit of vanilla, rather dry and weak tart but no brett or funky notes. Easy drinkable and a nice summerbeer indeed.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
suedehead288 (375) - BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2012 2012.08.18 derde Gents Bierfestival - Bottle - Aroma of cherries and other red fruits. Sour, sweet and the common Rodenbach. Yummy !

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6501) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle. Pours bit hazy red with a small pinkish head. The aroma is sweet raspberry and cherry with some acidic notes. The flavour is quite sweet with some acidic notes. Cherries and raspberries. Huge fruity overall. Great!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Meilby (7651) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle 750ml @ TFODRBSG12
Pours deep red with a off-white head. Aroma is sour with notes of cherries and raspberries. Taste is medium sweet and medium sour with a fruity sour and dry finish. Body is full, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (11192) - DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan, Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2012. Dark amber/brown/red with tiny tan head. Aroma is malt, cherries, sour, tart, medium sweet, fruit and berries.


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