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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2580   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ABT_S54 (352) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
33cl in a wine glass. Pours a dark red colour with a slightly yellowish head. Very good for the style with it being a lot smoother than Duchesse de Bourgogne but with a little less character. Hard to choose between them but after a back to back tasting I decided (by a small margin) that I would rather have the Duchesse. This may be down to the rather excellent label though...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
cokolwiek11 (352) - POLAND - AUG 8, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2015 Brown hazy beer, low creamy head that stays on the glass and on the beer for long. Aroma: Red dry wine, fruits (sour peach, red currant), dark chocolate, wood, Smells great. Taste: high sour, flavours of fruits (sour peach, red currant), dark chocolate, red wine. Palate: medium to full body, fizzy, lively carbonation, seasoned (dry) alcohol on the finish. Overall: Brilliant beer. Impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dzhigga (349) - Kirov, RUSSIA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown color with small unsteady head. Aroma of apple vinegar, some champagne-like notes. Taste is heavy sour, but well-balanced and pleasant. Finish is sour and astringent. Interesting beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bombshelter (349) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 5, 2005
bottle from belga in DC. more dominant sour character than the classic...this packs quite a punch. cherry, nuts, and a full delightlfully tart finish. great, but not one i could drink too many of in a sitting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pringao_Toribi (349) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 11, 2013
Not a very good beer, very soft and sour, resembles to expired dark wine with hints of yeast.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vincentvega72 (349) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
Mooi roodbruin bier met crèmekleurige schuimkraag. Fris zoetzuur aroma van krieken, hout, rood fruit. Zeer fris bier met die heerlijke zure toets met houten ondertoon. Een van de betere bieren in zijn soort. Zeer lekker !!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
beanmedic (347) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2004
nice red colour, very lightly carbonated. very sour finish, in accordance with style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gr_pa (346) - siemianowice, POLAND - DEC 4, 2015
Dark red with beige head. Aroma: vinegar, fruity, bit wild, some woody notes. Tastes sour and sweet in the same time. Very fruity. Oily feel;umami.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
muenster (345) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - APR 15, 2007
UPDATED: APR 16, 2007 Bottle. Pours nice red/chesnut with a beige head. Aroma is sour cherries, tart apple, oak, as well as sweet malty notes. Flavor is mostly the same, the sides of the tongue catch the strong sour notes, while the sweet oaky vanilla hits the front, and a somewhat bitter finish lingers at the back. This beer is just as deep and complex as any wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
footy (345) - scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 8, 2007
12/25/04. 750 ml. Mahogany with large beige head. Sour vinegary sweet/tart aroma. excellent sweet/tart vinegary flavor. excellent

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