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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 1552   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
A blend of 75% young beer fermented in steel tanks and 25% old beer aged 2 year in large oak casks. Rodenbach bears the proud title of "the most refreshing beer in the world".


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lunkie (1579) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2007
Cider apple malt aroma. Clear red brown colour with good head and lacing. Sweet malt hop flavour with apples. Fizzy palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ric (3) - Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2007 does not count
Has all the qualities of a bold high quality wine. tart cherry, wood and crisp finish. the ladies at the tasting loved it and served to wet their desire for beer to come.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19534) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2007
Bottle. Pours a dark ruby colour with a white head. Sour cherry aroma with some wooden hints. Slightly sour tart cherry flavor with some hints of wood. Dry sour finish with hints of cherry.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chicagobears (436) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2007
Ruby red pour into St. Bernardus abbey glass. Sweet and sour cherries. Slightly acidic with a woody character. I prefer the more winey and vinegary characteristics of the Grand Cru. However, this is much more quaffable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 5, 2007
UPDATED: APR 18, 2008 Bottled. Dark ruby red colour, mediumsized beige creamy head. Aroma is sour and acidic cherry along with wooden and earthy hints. Flavour is slightly sour and acidic cherry with wooden and earthy hints. Wellbalanced. quite wineish finish and aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
muenster (345) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 3, 2007
Pours chesnut copper/red. Thin beige head. Slightly acidic aroma, a bit medicinal with earthiness and cherry as well. Flavor is nearly identical. The style percentile is exactly 50% right now, I couldn’t agree more.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drewbeerme (3902) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2007
750ml, from memory, pours a dark red with small head. aroma is pretty weak, very mild cherriness and sourness. nothing special. flavor is blananced with some sweet cherries and mild sourness. nothing special here, but a good beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mephisto (1275) - TAIWAN - DEC 27, 2006
reddish copper with thin white head, the aroma is sour plume with a hint of raspberry. sour and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - DEC 26, 2006
Medium golden color. Not much of a nose for such a flavorfull beer. Sweet and sour. Bold taste is very different.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6425) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 20, 2006
Bottled(250ml). -my had 5.2%ABV. Pours a deep reddish/amber coloured with pale beige head and sour cherry nose. Aroma is malty, slight hoppy and mild fruity (cherry) with few oak hints. Sourish metallic finish.


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