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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1670   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23012) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chicagobears (449) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25327) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drewbeerme (3916) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mephisto (1286) - TAIWAN - DEC 27, 2006
reddish copper with thin white head, the aroma is sour plume with a hint of raspberry. sour and tasty.

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (7215) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 16, 2006
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small fizzy and mostly diminishing light brown head, hazy body, spare lacing. Aroma is average malt (cookie, roasted, nutty), light hops (citrus), light yeast (dough, leather) with notes of cherry, raspberry, cask and honey. Average duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness, vinegar; nice lightly roasted candy malt with earthy notes and fruity. Medium bodied, slick texture, average carbonation and chalky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 4, 2006
Pours a nice clear dark brown with a tightly packed off-white head. Aroma of old wet carpet, very ripe fruits and some syrup. Interesting dry mouthful, flavours of tobacco, ripe fruits, nuts... very hard to describe. Medium length slightly sour finish.

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