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


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RATINGS: 2321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 of beer aged 2 years in large oak vats. The more important proportion of oak matured beer contributes to its fruity taste, complexity and intensity. The finish is worthy of a great wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (218) - NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Slightly darker color than standard Rodenbach. Aroma is more pronounced, and moves towards aged red wine. Sour cherries, oak, and a metal aroma dominate. Taste is a deeper sour and sweet than the standard Rodenbach. I would say the normal Rodenbach is more of a refreshing beer to have a couple of, this one is a degustation beer. Aftertaste is relatively sticky and sweet, cherry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
krato (4) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 15, 2015 does not count
A great sour fruity beer - the aroma is not very strong but I liked it. I really liked the amber color. The greatest feature is the taste - I enjoyed the fruity and refreshing flavor with a tone of cork.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Markth (45) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2015
Heel mooi bier, echter niet mijn smaak. Te veel zuur en te weinig hop en citrus. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (748) - CROATIA - APR 12, 2015
Bottle; pours dark reddish brown with a thin beige head; aroma is tart with red fruits and vinegar with hints of wood and vanilla; taste is tart with red fruits, yeast, malt, and apples with hints of wood and some sweetness; finish dry and tart; very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
axl (110) - Lund, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2015
330ml bottle. Red-brown with off white head. Aroma of sweet vinegar, red berries and cherries. Taste is sweet and sour with pronnounced acidity and some red berries. Medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
YantarCoast (353) - Moscow, RUSSIA - APR 11, 2015
330ml bottle from apivo.ru. Pours brown with a small light brown head. Aroma is vinegar, red wine, cherries. Taste is sour cherries and notes of champagne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
asceticbrewer (65) - Arizona, USA - APR 11, 2015
Bomber to tulip. Pours a dark reddish brown with a pale brown head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is tart, leather, vinegar, cherries, with a slightly sugary candy-like sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
X (63) - California, USA - APR 8, 2015
One of my favorites beers of all time. Pairs well with many foods and most cheeses, it even makes Gouda taste good. I need to buy this more often.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sdg (102) - SWITZERLAND - APR 6, 2015
Brown color, hazy; yellowish-brown head - aroma of wine, oak, Vinegar, fruits, especially cherries, earthy hops - medium sourness, slight bitterness - light to medium body, refreshing, thin but rather smooth texture, soft carbonation - finish: sour, hints of wine and vinegar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wanne (30) - - APR 5, 2015
Color is between red and brown. Nice aroma of red fruit and red wine. Taste is mixture of sour and sweet and is a bit vinous. It has a bit more character than a regular Rodenbach, hence the slightly higher score I gave it.

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