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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2613   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.

gmb5127's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Has a very fruity aroma. Tartness is not quite as prevalent as I would like but is still definitely there. Solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wyldeturkey101 (82) - - SEP 29, 2016
pours into a brownish red body with a limited off white head that quickly disappears. aroma is tart and sweet with a slight vinegar bite. the flavor is stronger with vinegar though the sweetness is now brought out more with a fruity flavour. a pleasant drink and one id enjoy again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jury (158) - RUSSIA - SEP 29, 2016
Интерес& пиво. Легкий винный аромат, приятны& сбаланс& вкус, послевк& с кислинк& Срок годност& до 02.06.18. (Bottle 0,33/ 6%)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinivini (1277) - BELARUS - SEP 28, 2016
From a trade with YantarCoast. Thanks. Cloudy amber to red. Off-white head. Well-lacing. The aroma is malty & yeasty. Dried fruit, candy, fruity acidity. Minimal wildness. Light to medium body. The flavour is light sweet and medium sour. A bit vinous. Nicely malty. Fruity. Low to light bitterness. Very well tasting.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alomtnez (350) - SPAIN - SEP 26, 2016
On tap. Frothy off-white head with medium retention. Clear reddish brown colour Aroma has sourness, roasted, some fruitiness (plum). A little Champagne-like. Taste has cider-like acidity, crispy, fruity sweetness. Acid-sour finish. Watery palate, very refreshing acidity

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ordybill (1313) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a tulip glass. The appearance is a dark ruby red with a small white head. The aroma is heavy on cherry and has a sour take on the smell. The taste is very sour and has a very good cherry flavor. A really great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franckg (1180) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 22, 2016
Bouteille sans date. Robe rouge-brune très foncée et plutôt trouble sans col de mousse. Arômes de vinaigre balsamique, jus de fraise, mûre, sucre candi, cocktail de canneberges et cerises noires. En bouche, légère acidité acétique atténuée par un goût de baies sucrées. Surtout de le fraise et mûre encore, jus de cerise noire et sucre candi. L’équilibre des saveurs est impeccable. Finale presque vineuse, un peu comme un vin de cerise. Texture huileuse et corps moyen. Très belle bière.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markschiedon (586) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2016
Drinking blind from a 33cl bottle. Bottle several years old. In the aroma sour, coffee, alcohol, cherries. The clear brown beer has a small brown head. In the taste balsamic vinegar. Low carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hauxe (415) - Butzbach, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2016
Pours reddish brown from the bottle. Aroma is cherry, sour apple. Taste is up front sour, very sour, with notes of green apple and apple vinegar. Very nice palate: medium bodied, well carbonated but not aggressively so. It goes down easy and the rich smoothness helps balance the sharp, vinegary overtones. Finish is cherry sweet with a lingering tartness. An intriguing beer and all the more so for the intense sour sweet explosion of flavor without any added sugar or fruit. Amazing stuff. That said this is a niche beer for me, and not something I would seek out on a weekly basis.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ritzn (458) - Bavaria, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2016
Almost black with little beige head. Aroma is clove, lots of berries and a grassy ticklish note. Taste is very sweet and sour, reminds me of fizzy tablet. Lots of small bubbles. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OnTheTrail (353) - Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Pours dark brown, substantial light brown head. Aroma of dark fruits, plums, raisins, figs, cola, cocoa. A Tangiers that might be vinegar. Taste is sour cherry, plum, toffee, quite tart finish with hints of cocoa and cola. Medium mouthfeel.

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