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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: 2306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Towey1989 (234) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TtV (163) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hallstein (200) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Humlehode (149) - 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

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Przylus (318) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolas510 (799) - SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2015
Brun/röd med stort ljusbrunt skum. körsbär, hallon och ek i smak och doft. Syrlig med bra kropp

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Procent (243) - POLAND - FEB 3, 2015
W aromacie winne, octowe, owocowe (wiśnie), lekko alkoholowe, likierowe. Aromat bardzo przyjemny. Kolor burgundowy, piana niewielka, jest jakiś lacing. W smaku intensywnie kwaśne, także czuć ocet w tle, jest wiśnia, chociaż bardziej wiśnia w likierze. W ustach piwo jest aksamitne, gęste, wysycenie wysokie. Bardzo dobre!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
simon4 (12) - Mechelen, BELGIUM - FEB 2, 2015
Terecht het grotere broertje van de "gewone" rodenbach. Complexer en voller.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bruds (37) - - FEB 1, 2015
Pours dark. Little lacing of head. Drinks like wine. Smells sour. Finishes nice on the palate. Great sour beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pacv27 (53) - - JAN 31, 2015
Nice tart flavor. Drank very much like a wine. You get a bit of barn yard funk and complexity from the various bacterial strains.


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