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

bottled
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RATINGS: 2086   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
biznizness (1070) - Mooresville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 13, 2014
V bought this for me in my Vday bouquet. This was delicious, the blend makes for just the right amount of sour. Darker than I was expecting. Not too familiar with the style but this is one of my favorites so far

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgajdaczewa (303) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 12, 2014
Mimo stosunkowo wysokiej oceny lekkie rozczarowanie. W aromacie sporo stajni, winne i wyraźnie owocowe nuty przywołujące zapach malin, generalnie jest na słodko z lekką kwasowością. W smaku z każdym łykiem kwaśność narasta, maleje słodycz, dominuje winna cierpkość, sporo malin, gdzieś w tle końska derka. Spore musowanie kojarzące się z szampanem, dobra pijalność, lekko wodnista tekstura, która jest chyba największym mankamentem tego piwa.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jc29280 (4) - - MAR 11, 2014 does not count
Une bière si différente. A conseiller à tous ceux qui aiment les bières amer-acidulté !

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Satyroneto (61) - - MAR 10, 2014
Cor marrom com tons rubi, espuma de baixa formação e baixa persistência com pouco lacing; Aroma frutado complexo de frutas vermelhas (uva, cereja, framboesa, ameixa, cassis) e baunilha que evolui para vinagre e amadeirado intenso com a elevação da temperatura; Sabor de início de vinagre e uvas que evolui para acidez que adormece um pouco a língua; retrogosto levemente ácido; Alta/média carbonatação; não me anima muito para os próximos goles, afinal vinho nao eh muito minha praia. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamT (112) - Wilson, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2014
750ml bottle from The Beer Store Wilson. Dark reddish-brown pour, zero visibility with mostly diminishing off-white head. Virtually no lacing. Sour grape, light dark fruid, watery, port wine aroma, (malt aroma as it warmed). Heavy sour fruit up front with a moderate short red wine sour finish. Light body, dry texture, with flat carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeuroPliny (91) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
Poured from a bottle into a Trappist glass. Clear dark red brown with minimal off-white head. Aroma is vinegar, prune, dried fruit, yeast, and notes of caramel. Flavour is surprisingly sweet with notes (ripe fruit, fruit syrop, fruit leather), sweet malt, a nice tart finish. Perhaps overall a bit sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
paologalloni (90) - ITALY - MAR 7, 2014
Color mogano leggermente velata. Schiuma color nocciola chiaro che sparisce quasi subito. Aroma acetico e di frutta. Ciliegie Sapore acetico di ciliegia e sherry. Note dolci e chiusura acida di limone che pulisce la bocca Corpo e frizzantezza leggeri.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niksko (268) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 7, 2014
Pours a dark red brown. Vinegar, yeast aroma. Flavor is tart, slightly sweet. Prune. Finish is acidic like lemon. Really good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rumproasts (2588) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 5, 2014
bottle. Deep mahogany with minimal head. Glorious cherry and balsamic flavor. Wonderfully sweet and sour at the same time. Awesome.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Heiskellj (7) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 5, 2014 does not count
Really really good. Clean and oaky. It opens up with a little funk on the palate. Great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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