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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: 468   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stoutnick (622) - Brisbane, - FEB 9, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2014 Beautiful beer all round. Look is light reddish pink, which makes complete sense when you taste the raspbeery sweetness coming off the brew. Taste is light sour with bright berry flavour. Very refreshing and fun. Nice finish - sherbert-esque. Great beer all round. Refreshing and tasty.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ShivanDragon (1812) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2014
25-12-2014, schenkt mooi rood/bruin met schuimige kraag. Aroma van de vele fruiten, hout (eiken), een vele complexe fruitzuren,. Smaken zijn redelijk zoetig, redelijk complexe fruitzuren, licht bittertje, de hout / tannine tonen komen later, medium body, glad van textuur, lage co2, en lange zuur/zoetige/fruitige afdronk. Héérlijk bier, dit is precies mijn stijl..... had om nog wat hoger te kunnen scoren niet iets voller gemogen, maar al met al is het erg lekker !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pivo (2592) - GERMANY - DEC 26, 2014
Red brown color, opaque. Cherries in the nose and taste. Mouth puckering sourness comes on quickly. Leaves a dry Pez-like fruity flavor.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
YogiBeera (2500) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Nice intense magenta red. Beautiful intense cherry tart nose. Earthy cherry taste, smooth and round, highly carbonated. Refreshing . Love it - good choice for beer #2500

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pineypower (2555) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Pours out a somewhat reddish cider color with a small tan head. Aroma is of sweet/tart cherries, raspberry, oak, some light tart funky notes and some cranberry. Lots of sweet/tart fruits up front. Taste is complex. Lots of fruit going on, sour cherries, raspberry, cranberry, oak, light vinegar, some mild funky notes. All the fruits play well together and not one particular one outshines the other. Very well done not over the top sour hut not over the top sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyCraft (3455) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle shared by Sleestacksimz, pours hazy red color with white ring. Aroma is very floral and sharp with cranberry, and old lady perfume. Flavor is acidic, overly sour berries, and cherry cheese funk. Makes you sweat immediately from its overly acidic profile. Will hurt your chest and stomach if drank in quantity. Not a big fan, rather drink some new Glarus or something with less of a sour bite.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielyabu (1255) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - DEC 24, 2014
small frothy offwhite head. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. dark reddish-amber flat average-density body. aroma: cherry (artificial), port, light vinegar, leather, raspberry. if: moderate acidic light sweet acetic vinegar. ff: heavy acidic light sweet very light bitter acetic vinegar; long duration. palate: light medium body, fizzy carbonation, watery texture, heavy astringent finish. O dulcor lembra espumante rose e tambem cereja (artificial). Azedume de vinagre, lembrando tambem ameixa fresca, caracteristicos deste estilo e tambem das Gueuze, permeia o gole. 150s

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Whatup14 (811) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 24, 2014
Bouteille 750ml, gracieuseté de tom10101, merci Tommy! Couleur rouge framboise très mûre voilée, mousse rosée évanescente. Arôme de framboise, vineux, boisé, cerise, canneberge, confiture de cerise, côté sauvage, en somme une tonne de petits fruits rouges aigrelets. Goût de fruits rouges tout aussi présent mais plus amalgamé, acidité moyenne-faible, boisé, légère astringence en fin de bouche. Carbonatation moyenne-faible, corps moyen. Ça se boit tout seul. Excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kryon (1484) - SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2014
Pours murky brown with minimal off white head Aromas of raspberries, sour cherries, almond icing, bicarbonate Taste has lovely sweet notes of raspberries, sweet caramel, raspberries, sour grapes. Lovely!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (1624) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2014
Pours reddish brown with a low off white head. Aeomas of raspberries, cherries, redcurrant, funk, almond, citrus. Taste is cherries, raspberries, redcurrant, slight roasted notes, citrus, almond, funk. Mouthfeel is dry, tart and sparkling with medium carbonation. Great stuff!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ktwse (2246) - SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2014
Pours murky brown amber with low white head. Aroma of raspberries, almond icing, sweet cherries, redcurrant. Taste is big raspberry tart, lightly almond icing sweet, sweet and sour finish. Medium rich, smooth body with soft to average carbonation.


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