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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: 2335   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1720) - West Midlands, - SEP 8, 2012
Clear medium brown red with a thin light lacing, somewhat lasting white head. Smells of vinegar, sour, woody and berry. Flat carbonation in a medium oily body slightly prickly. Slightly pickled with an overall acidic . Need some chips to go with this. I donít really understand it. Sweet yet very sour.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Supertrev (84) - CHINA - MAY 5, 2015
This beers has black current undertones. Very moreish. Leaves a sweet aftertaste. Nice, balanced, fruity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (633) - GREECE - MAY 4, 2015
2012v from tap at Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade, Copenhagen. Copper red color with beige head. Fruity aroma, cherry, berries, wineous. Sweet, light bitter and light acidic fruity taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2823) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Sample at wild beer fest. One of those things you always see at the store but never grab. Decent drink. A little on the sweet side. Some tartness lots of fruit. Oak and a bit of vanilla to smooth things out a bit. A little funkiness on the nose.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
luklaer (144) - BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2015
2015-05-02 - This is a classic beer of high standing. It has a great taste but I didnít like it really.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gim (48) - POLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Aroma is acidic, sour cherry notes, some sweetness, Bit hazy, ruby red, foam quickly dissolves. Medium sour in taste, based on aroma Iíve expected itíll be at least bit sweet, but thereís none :) Medium/light bodied, thin, average carbonation. Pleasant finish, initially delicate bitterness turning into lasting sourness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RuNpali (54) - FINLAND - MAY 2, 2015
I usually donít like sour ales but this one I do. The color is mahogany and the head is beige and fine. Smell... What can I say, sour. But the taste is less sour, surprisingly. Body is full. The best sour ale Iíve tasted so far.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen2 (1600) - NORWAY - APR 30, 2015
From bottle at Gnu 30.04.15. Hazy chestnut. Small, beige head. Aroma of sour berries and sour malt. Similar taste, with sour aftertaste. Dry. Good drinkability.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (1410) - Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Old rating. Great accessible sour. Dark red brown pour. Vinegar, cherry, wood, lemon peel. Nicely balanced nice tart character. Easy drinking. Excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MunBro (694) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - APR 24, 2015
Read no reviews prior, was not expecting a sour but am so happy thatís what it is! Aroma of vinegar and fruits. No lacing. Flavour of yeasts, vinegar, sour cherries, lemon, lemon tarts, etc. Really good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
huineman (100) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 21, 2015
Mahogany color; minimal head. Very intense sour aromas: cider, yogurt, sour cherry. Along with many other things, such as chocolate pie or mushrooms. Dry, very sour, without a trace of bitterness. Light body, short-lived finish. Difficult but very interesting.


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