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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
cthomas2390 (224) - Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Pours a dark reddish brown with slight head. Aromas of chocolate and tart cherries. Initial sweet malt fades into chocolate covered cherries with a sour, kriek-like finish. Lightly carbonated, nice medium body. Slight residual sweetness lingers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RW80 (701) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2014
330 ml bottle Apperance: Deep ruby red to mahogany brown clear beer with thick beige head. Aroma: Tart Cherries, wood, breath Taste: A very nice sweet and sour combination Wood cherries with some sweeytness in the start, Tart green apples and cinnamon, wood . in the finish with some bitterness The aftertaste ha a wooden cherrie sourness. Simpley said a classic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mircoas (113) - ITALY - NOV 21, 2014
33cl @ bottle. Ciliegia un po’ acida ma anche dolce. Birra molto beverina nonostante la complessitą.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (424) - LATVIA - NOV 16, 2014
Deep dark brown with rich yellow creamy head. Sour cherry taste with slight bitter notes on the center of tongue root.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Andy_ (745) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 15, 2014
330 ml bottle
Deep ruby red to mahogany brown clear beer with thick blonde to beige head. Aroma has saddle, barn, red currant, cranberry, cherry, toffee and wood. Flavor is a sweet and sour combination of the aforementioned. Palate is quite thick with medium carbonation. Finish has a quite strong bite of bitterness. Aftertaste has sourness, berry jam, cherries and sugary sweetness. Very enjoyable. Good balance of sweetness and sourness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sudomorph (692) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2014
Draft ay Public House Las Vegas. Pours a clear, deep ruby/caramel with a ring of a khaki head. Aroma is slightly sweet with a tartness. Taste is tart. Tart cherries, raspberries, and cranberries mixed with a slight breadyness. Medium body with a high carbonation. Clean in the mouth with an effervescent carbonation and a dry finish. Overall a really nice sour. Great tart flavours of cherries, raspberries, and cranberries. Well worth having!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maltser85 (307) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Deep reddish brown pour, off white ring for a head. Vinegar, cherry, oak and slight vanilla on the nose. Taste is a nice tart sour cherry with a vinegar note. Sweet with oak and a slight creamy vanilla note. Dry finish. Great sub for the empty duchese tap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1611) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle thanks to sarkynortherner. Red amber thin head. Aroma is sour cherry. Taste is sour cherry raspberry nice tartness quite dry finish. Medium body. Good stuff. Duchesse de Bourgogne is better for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (1816) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
330ml bottle, present from Belgian father-in-law. Pours deep, slightly hazy blood red with pinkish white head. Aroma of light cherries, taste of tart cherries, raspberries and red grapes with sour acidic lambic qualities. Pleasant, refreshing and just the right side of fruity for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergaard (108) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2014
Aroma and taste of balsamic vinegar, cherries, raspberry grapes and white wine. Quite dry and very refreshing. Classic and nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zoret (113) - Badalona, SPAIN - OCT 30, 2014
Cervesa ącida i complexa de carącter vinós amb tocs fruitats de pruna vermella i cirera.

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