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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2437   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Bottle: Filtered.
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 12/20
nybol (380) - DENMARK - OCT 30, 2015
Smagen er frugtagtig lidt ovre i noget vinagtig. Den har en rigtig sur smag, men med noget frugt i så den er ikke så slem.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slubgob (250) - West Hartford, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Thought I had rated this... Tap. Fake brown, moderate cream colored head. Mostly light vinegar nose. In the mouth, sour but not overly so. One not, though, all I get is something like a mix of Apple cider and malt vinegar. Pleasant, just not complex. Slightly sticky finish, touch of malt, fades quickly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryecatcher (1109) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Reddish brown pour, off-white head. Nose is fruity, woody, cider, balsamic vinegar, minerals. Medium tart mouth, toasted bread, grape must, wood. Decent sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biir (275) - Berlin, - OCT 21, 2015
This was my first beer of this style and after a few seconds I realized I really liked it. A bit like a Gueuze with its sour components, but more complex in taste. Wood, berries, minerals ... Real good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wixie (181) - BELGIUM - OCT 18, 2015
Clear, dark brown liquid, average head. Sweet aroma with hints of wood. Full body, little carbonation. Taste is sweet and a bit sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beers0mniac (60) - Joensuu, FINLAND - OCT 15, 2015
Dark ruby-brown color with minimal beige head. Intense sour nose with fruits like a wine. Flavor follows the aroma, strong sour taste with fruity finish. Soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTAEgeek (1588) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2015
On tap at the Brick Store Pub. Pours a dark, ruby brown, with a medium, creamy, persistent head. The initial aroma is balsamic vinegar, with strong notes of vanilla, dark cherries, and caramel. Sweet and decadent, with a light, wonderful sour flavor. Light to medium body, lightly syrupy, crisp, and clean. This is a simply perfectly balanced and blended dark sour. Easy, complex and layered, venous, and delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cityzen (114) - FRANCE - OCT 1, 2015
C’est comme du cidre, ça sent le raisin et ça pétille comme du champagne mais c’est une bière d’une couleur brune. La mousse ne persiste pas. Une bière qui change.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MalcolmTucker (882) - SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle. Looks good, deep red with a thick white head. An abundance of sourness to begin with before a sweet finish. Never really strikes a balance between the two main elements.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
walrussell (192) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2015
I know this isn’t fair, but I just do not like this style. Acetic acid just tastes like spoilage to me. And the medium body combined with the vinegar taste is quite disgusting. Dark Red. Smells like vinegar and cherries and a bit of caramel sweetness which is quite gross combined with the vinegar.. Just off-dry, medium-high sour, medium-low bitter. Tastes like vinegar, cherries, raisin, and a bit of yogurt.The body combines with the taste like a car accident. Why do people like this? The flavor is complex, but that really isn’t enough.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 244

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50