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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: 2383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


steve_boro's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
steve_boro (26) - - FEB 9, 2013
Pours opaque black/dark brown. Sourness immediately on the nose, which dominates the taste. Some subtle berry notes as well. Overall, a very solid sour ale.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
veceo (851) - 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.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tommertens01 (3) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2015 does not count
Sour nose, red fruit, oaky malt. Taste: sour, sweet malty background and red fruit

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mysticbrew (74) - - JUL 24, 2015
Let me start by saying, I'm not a fan of sours. This pours a deep red with a moderately persistent light tan head .... mine doesn't not have a pink hue. The nose leans strongly toward a Chardonnay with some cherry. The flavor was surprising, grape forward with cherry and a nice malt support. Finishes with a fizz with a reminisce of Champagne. Interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1727) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pumpkin87 (131) - - JUL 23, 2015
Pours cloudy dark brick/oxford brown with nice highlights and small pinkish beige head that fizzes away immediately. Very fruity aroma, green and red grapes tending toward vinegar, with malt and slight oak notes. On the palate, it’s very much cherries, tart but not puckering, with strong carbonation. But the cherries lead back to vinous flavors; definitely more of a wine character than the regular version. Dry finish, quite refreshing for those who like sours.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
renatohatano (1) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUL 20, 2015 does not count
Empório da Cerveja.Cor: vinho.Aroma acético e uva (champagne).Carbonatação bem elevada.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sjohnh (446) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EvgeniyKurilov (10) - - JUL 24, 2015
Очень красиво& красно-к Винный, виногра& немного сладков& аромат. Кислый, брютовы& на кончике языка и очень сухой в конце. Приятно& сочное послевк& Действи& похоже на сухое вино и шампанс& брют.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vili (146) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patdelichte (52) - - 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.


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