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


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RATINGS: 2291   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
indrekr (43) - ESTONIA - FEB 14, 2015
Aroma: vinegar, sharp. red, clear, minimal head, heavily sour, light body, thin feel, fizzy,

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rein242 (14) - - FEB 14, 2015
Fles 33cl, diep bruin,bijna zwarte kleur Matig schuim en zwak fruitig aroma. Complexe smaak van kersen met een frisse zure nasmaak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
YigSvartka (142) - Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 13, 2015
Opaque reddish/purple hue. Quickly dissipating head. Aroma consisting of tart dried fruit (particularly cherry), malt, caramel, and mild hop. Mid bodied and smooth. A splendid coalescence of mildly sweet cherry, tart dried fruit, and malt initially, followed by a potent tart and mildly hoppy finish. Quite bubbly throughout. Although quite good, I must admit that my expectations were likely set too high. Still fantastic though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
didierlewallon (188) - ponferrada, SPAIN - FEB 10, 2015
Cerveza de color rojo oscuro con una cabeza de color beige. Aroma frutal con notas de cerezas, amargo y con toque de madera. Sabor a malta y un poco dulce con toque de madera. Compleja y buena.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pedrens (66) - SPAIN - FEB 9, 2015
Botella. Color rojo oscuro. Espuma rojiza muy clarita, q forma decentemente pero desaparece rapido. Aroma frutas rojas como cereza y frambuesas con un fondo de vinagre y madera. En boca una primera impresión dulce q se torna acida rapidamente, vinagre de vino, algun fruto rojo...carbontacion viva y textura fina. El final algo mas dulce y afrutado. Iniciandome en las sour y hoy por partida doble. Quizas demasiado para un novato jajajajaj

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Towey1989 (122) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle from Den Engel, Leek. Hazy ruby brown colour with no head. Aroma is sour and tart, of red grapes, cherries and raspberry, plus a oaky quality. Taste of tart cherries and raspberry, woody maltiness and apple vinegar. Medium bodied and syrupy texture. Long, dry fruity finish. Better, beery alternative to red wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TtV (147) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Deep brown, near black with a tiny off white head that fades almost completely. The aroma has sour touches, reminds of Geuze Lambic. Taste is bitter with a dry rinse and develops into a sour aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hallstein (173) - Skogn, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2015
Dark brown. Aroma is almost like red wine; sour, oak, vanilla. Maybe a touch of candi sugar. Mouthfeel is nice. Flavor is red sour candy. Kinda like the sour red fish-hard candy haribo makes. Cherries, strawberries, raspberry. I’m not getting much malts here, mostly fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Humlehode (138) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2015
Pours dark brown. Not much head. Smells mostly vinegar. Quite sour. Lacking depth and complexity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Przylus (223) - Warszawa, POLAND - FEB 6, 2015
W aromacie bukiet kwaśnych owoców - wiśni, niedojrzałych malin, wczesnych jabłek. Poza tym klimaty młodego, białego wina. Barwa brunatna, klarowne. Piana średnio pęcherzykowa, niska. Fenomenalny smak wiśni i malin skontrowany słodkimi, białymi winogronami. Fajne wysycenie, bardzo orzeźwiające piwo! Z kieliszka wypełnionego tym trunkiem aż bije szlachetność! W ustach pozostaje dobrze wyważona kwaskowość i delikatna słodycz.

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