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


on tap

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RATINGS: 698   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rask0lnikov (617) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 9, 2016
Hazy pale red colour. Cranberry, cherry, vinegar, hints of wood and hay in the aroma. Does not have horseblanket and barnyard what one would expect. But it is even good. Cranberry at first. Cherry and some vinegar in the middle. Nice oakiness. Wine like finish. Quite complex, very well balanced, really tasty beer. Would enjoy again and again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vighals (2932) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2016
Rødbrun lett tåkete med lavt beige skum. Lukter solbær, vingummi og drueskall. Sur smak, sure bær, solbær og rips. Flyktig sødme. Kort. Vinøs. Tørr.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Percy0103 (590) - MEXICO - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle, 750ml. A ruby red beer with a small pink head. Sweet aroma of raspberries and cherries. Taste is sour with a sweet aftertaste of berries. Medium bodied with some carbonation and considerable astringency. Nice sour finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sdaniel90 (867) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle, 75cl. Deep reddish with a minimal brown head. Sweet aromas of red fruits, leather, green apples. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Sweet and lightly sour. Delicious fruity sweetness with a smooth fruity and alcohol finish. Unusual and finely crafted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
killroy (108) - BULGARIA - JAN 2, 2016
One of my favorite. Hazy brown color with tiny head. Aroma of some fruits, sour and wood. Taste is look a like wine, sour, berries, dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
furthur (849) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle, deep read cloudy beer, pink head. Aroma red wine vineagar, fruit, barnyard, kombucha. Taste kombucha, cherry, peaches, red wine, vineagar. Palate is light, carbonation soft, moderate. This is so good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
agl108 (1039) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2015
750mL bottle for NYE. Poured a murky mahogany with ring of head. Acidic, tart fruity notes of sour cherry, raspberry, grape, and cranberry all present. Slight vinegar. Great stuff, probably not worth the price tag.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rekvium (412) - Odense C, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2015
From bottle, birthday gift from snullergøjen Thomas! Pours hazy brown’ish red with a tan head. Aroma of bubblegum, lots of red berries, sweet, light tart. Taste is sweet red berries, some light wood and funk, light sour finish. Really well balanced!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alkolas510 (1174) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2015
Mörkröd med litet skum. Doftar riktigt bra! Massor med hallon och tranbär i doft och smak! Lite syrlig och balanserad

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1402) - Tartu, ESTONIA - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle @ deTolly; Tartu. Pours brownish red with tan head. AROMA: sourish, berries, vinegar, strawberries, cranberiies. Taste is medium sour with some sweet notes, slight vinegar, berries, cranberries, red currant, apple cider notes, some wine notes. Well balanced, easy to drink. Well hidden Abv. Nice beer.

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