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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1603   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   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".


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maris (1267) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JAN 4, 2016
From a 330ml can on 4/1/2015. Pours a murky brown with a small head. Has a light, tart /sour nose. The flavour is a delicate balance between sweet and sour - cherries, plums, prunes, lemon and a hint of vinegar. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. This exhibits great balance. I often find sours too sour but this one really hits the mark. Very refreshing and extremely quaffable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gr_pa (193) - siemianowice, POLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Something between red and brown, almost no head. Acidic aroma, some berries, vinegar, slightly woody. Lightly sour, medium sweetness. Flat, although drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jann3 (234) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Dark reddish brown, almost no head at all. Sweetish aroma with notes of cherry and malts. Taste is sweet and sour with notes of fruits, cherries and herbs. Dryish finish. Soft co2, slightly watery texture. Nice and refreshing brew. (0,25l bottle, bb 12.08.2016)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChtiBreizh (387) - Rennes, FRANCE - DEC 28, 2015
25 cl bottle. Very typical sour red. Rather sweet but not too much. Sourness is light. Easy quencher.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NBird (597) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - DEC 27, 2015
Looks.. Dark red a little brown/amber hue, sml head. Smells..danky old cherry funk, a little floral.. sweet wafer malts. Tastes..tart and a def little sour, cherry & funky fruity, balsamic, some caramel wafer malts before further citric bitter and woody oak dry finish. Loved over a long time and a couple of belgian trips this is currently my Christmas swill.. 5 x cartons for this festive season.. It obvs wasn’t brewed for West Australia’s 40+ degree summers, but damn it goes down so well in the heat. This beer gets extra points for being reliably great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mesjasz (530) - Lodz, POLAND - DEC 22, 2015
Dark red color, small white head. Aroma is fruits, mostly cherries, wine, woody, hint of lactic acid. Taste is moderate sour, light sweet and dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratto (95) - - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle bbe 15/7/2015. Aroma: subtle malty and vanilla. Taste: soft sourness, vanilla, malty notes. Very drinkable, slighly one dimensional. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bogus88 (117) - POLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Puszka 0,33 l. Aromat czerwonych owoców, na czele wiśnia, śliwka. Kojarzy mi się z winem. Barwa brązowa z rubinowymi refleksami. Piana beżowa, drobna, niezbyt obfita, szybko redukuje się do cienkiej obrączki. Smak dość wytrawny, kwaśny, wiśniowy, wyczuwalne też nuty innych czerwonych owoców. Finisz kwaskowy, dość długi. Wysycenie średnie.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CraftBeerNick (1533) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2015
Bottle at home, 13th December 15. Pours reddish, aroma fresh and fruity, taste is woody, slightly tangy. It’s OK not a patch in the grand cru and Vintage

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (413) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2015
Ruby brown, murky, with a short-lived head. Smells like red grapes, or like a rose wine, with a hint of vinegar and caramel. Tastes like watered-down wine must. Light body with a nice acidic and refreshing mouthfeel.


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