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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1551   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (799) - HUNGARY - JUL 5, 2015
0.33l bottle. Clear dark ruby body, light brown head. Aroma of lemon juice, sour cherry, blackberry and a hint of red wine and oak. It’s very fruity, clean and smooth. Taste of caramel, sour cherry, lemon juice, red wine and balsamic vinegar. Medium body and carbonation, silky texture. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ffbot (75) - Oakland, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
A wonderful deep purple tan, sharp mouthfeel with crisp bite. Strawberries, cherries, apricot smell. Lingering sour after taste, lemon and vinegar maybe? High carbonation makes extra tang

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pistacho (54) - SPAIN - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle at La Tienda de la Cerveza. Wine aromas, hints of something that reminds me ketchup and mustard (vinegar and spices?). After some minutes also develops grainy notes. Good and refreshing acidity, soft cider flavors, again mustard hints with a good grainy background. I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cargo150 (1107) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2015
Belle couleur brune aux reflets rouges. Aromes plutot simple de caramel, fruits rouges, pas.assez boisee. Correct.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
voyageurmike (153) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2015
dark reddish brown with tan head, sour fruit aroma and pleasant if unnuanced taste. Clean tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCametron (2116) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared with Rachel during the course of our eveing at Het Waterhuis in Ghent. Straight Rodenbach doesn’t travel nearly as much as it’s loftier brothers. Good to finally have a bottle. Pours Red Amber with a foamy off-White head. Aroma of fruity vinegar and sweet malt. I always find the flavour combinations in Flemmish Reds to be uite disarming. Tart and spoilt with a robust malty sweetness. Quite difficult to compute. I like it but I don’t find it moreish in the same way I would a Lambic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
jamaty (1332) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 11, 2015
1/4 de cerveza macerada 2 años en cerveza de roble. Color caoba. 1 dedo de espuma que se desvanece. Olor a madera y fruta roja. Sabor predominantemente afrutado (cereza) y algo avinagrado. Muy especial. Cuesta.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
peponi (820) - Krakow, POLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Aroma: red wine, woody, dark malts. Appearance: brown-reddish color, nice thin creamy head. Palate: low bitterness, barrel notes, red wine, slightly sour, dark malts, semi-dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, sour finish. Overall: Really good commercial barrel aged beer. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Keg at spitfire. Pours deep ruby brown, nose is funky, caramel, fruity, berries, taste is similar, dry.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnokk (286) - Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2015
APPEARANCE - dark amber with beautiful creamy very light brown head that sticks to the side of my Belgian glass like honey when I swirl it. NOSE - very little scent to speak of. FLAVOR - slightly sour at fisrt, and it mellows into a sweetish malty flavor.

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