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


on tap

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Foederbier is unfiltered and unpasteurised... drawn from the wooden pipes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Inbreak (2490) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 27.09.2013, 0,33l "take away" bottle courtesy of Vincent, shared with Palme @ hotel in Leiden:
Completely flat, and full of various particles. Even some small flies, and larvae?!?! WHAT THE F*CK!!? Who knows what’s in this one!? I really should pour this in the toilet right away... Aroma is mild and slightly sour-ish, caramel, red berries, oak, butterscotch. Do I even dare drink this?! A tiny sip maybe; mild slightly sour-ish dry, sour berries, oak sorrel, grass, caramel. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Probably a very nice beer. I guess I’ll have to rerate this some time when I get the chance. That being straight from the tap...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1567) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 6, 2013
Cask at ’t Antwaerps Bierhuyske. Reddish brown with a good sized pale head. Aroma is strawberry, plum, red currants, mixed berry jam. Medium bodied, sweet on the palate with some tang. Taste is strawberry, vinaigrette, red currants, sour plum, Greek yoghurt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (11482) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2013
Cask at ’t Antwaerps Bierhuyske, pulled by Kraddel, 26/09/13. Lightly hazed reddish amber with a moderately sized off white head. Nose is tarte berry, dank lightly boozed stained wood, cherry notes. Taste comprises tarte berry fruits, light cherry balsam, touch acidic, tarte cherry skins, light bready notes, dank oak. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, tarte finish with a little acidity. Good tangy stuff !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrW (444) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2013
On draught @ BBW 2013 Aroma has wood, red fruit, cherries, sour. Teasing aroma! Pours misty copperred with an offwhite head, fading. Taste is fruity, nice acid. Could have been more acid, but now it’s perfectly drinkable. Berries. Damn, I love this one. Soft sour finish, fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2476) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 21, 2013
Tap at at Antwaerps Bierhuiske. Didn’t rate it properly as I thought I had already done so. Irritating. All I can remember is that it was less sour than we expected and decently fruity. Better rating next time I promise.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (7131) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 15, 2013
Cask at Antwaerps Bierhuiske. Shocked and awed to finally find this! Pretty red with a fine cask head. Rich barrel nose, vinegar, yogurt, vanilla, cherry, caramel. Mildly sour flavor with nice fruit and yogurt. Very nice, and much more drinkable than expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (1599) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2013
from notes. from draft. pours a hazzy amber colour with a verry small head. aroma was vinegar, oak, some cherry, had a verry hard time drinking this

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (2459) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2013
From hand pump at ’Au Saumon’ (previously ’De Zalm’). Shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: dark blond/red beer, small unstable off white head. NOSE: wood, red fruits, sourness. TASTE: sour and fruity, very easy drinkable, wood, somewhat dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11493) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2013
Hazy dark amber with a lasting, creamy off-white head. Aroma of malt, cherry, dried fruit, dusty cellar and a bit of funk. Sour lavour with cherry and cellar notes with a bit of sharp vinegar

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (4382) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 15, 2013
(draught) pours a slightly hazy amber-brown colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of roasted malts, caramel and bread dough, with a hint of balsamic vinegar and raisins, slightly starchy and very mellow. flavour is mostly the same, hazelnuts, roasted malts and bread dough, with with a hint of bubble gum and a slightly vinous tart lemony finish. slightly watery body with soft carbonation.

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