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


on tap

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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Florya (1054) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : unclear light brown/redish color. Aroma : plums, cranberries, grapes, lemon. Palate : light body, average to low carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
novair (139) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2015
Pours hazy brown with no head. Low carbonation, hints of ripe plums, a bit tart at first but a sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1323) - Krakow, POLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle Aroma-fruits, Appearance-amber, clear, white foam, Taste-medium sourness, light sweetness, Palate-medium body, thick feel, average carbonation, sour finish Overall-very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
benjamincroft (6) - - AUG 3, 2015 does not count
Excellente rouge des flandres. Elle est d'une couleur bourgogne avec un col beige. Au nez, elle laisse s'échapper des aromes de bois, vinaigre, sucré et de cerise. Les aromes se confirment au gout: ça goute le chène, les cerises, un peu vinaigré, toutefois le petit côté sucré balance le tout. En somme, très bonne bière dans le style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patdelichte (121) - - AUG 1, 2015
Als niet fan van Kriek achtige bieren vind ik deze nog best lekker. Rood/bruinachtige kleur met zurige smaak maar hele lichte afdronk. Lekkere kersen nasmaak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sjohnh (539) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Plum / brown coloured, with a small and rapidly diminishing white head. There is a plummy side to the aroma too, along with good vinegar and stewed tea. Carbonation is low but the tartness makes it lively in the mouth. Not so tart that it makes you wince though - the edge is taken off by some sweeter malt, dried fruit and vanilla. But the predominant flavours are plum brandy, apple and red berries. Like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
veceo (930) - CROATIA - JUL 31, 2015
Cloudy reddish brown color, average sized off white head. Aroma of red wine, vinegar and lots of sourness. Taste is again red wine and vinegar, sourness and some malty sweetness. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Interesting.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vili (193) - FINLAND - JUL 30, 2015
33cl bottle. Clear, dark brown pour with minimal coffee head, little to no lacing. Aromas of grapes, green apples and brandy. Taste is dry, lightly sweet, little to no bitterness. Really lively palate, fresh carbonation. Aftertaste is sophisticated and fresh, but warm in a lots-of-alcohol -way. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tommertens01 (9) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2015 does not count
Sour nose, red fruit, oaky malt. Taste: sour, sweet malty background and red fruit

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (2095) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours reddish brown, beige head. Sour and sweetish, fruits, cherry, wood, vinegar. Taste is vinegar, oak, tart berries, quite sweet. Somehow leaves a bit bland feeling. Is it because there are so many good sours nowadays? I liked the regular version more, or then it is time.

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