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

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RATINGS: 1641   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".


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (2892) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a snifter. Brownish red with small off-white. Aroma is nice cherry, medium body, lower carbonation, and some small-bubble lacing. Taste is slightly tart slightly rich cherry slightly bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ebone1988 (1027) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2016
Aroma is wine barrel, sour, malt, tart skins. Appearance is reddish brown, beige head. Taste is sour, malt, wine barrel, lots of wheat, meh. Mouthfeel is medium body, light carbonation, wheat aftertaste. Overall, this is pretty pedestrian for the style, but pairs well with new Trix cereal.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TH28 (335) - - MAR 11, 2016
12oz bottle. BB date 3/18/16. Appearance: Murky brown with a dark ruby red tint and a light off white foam head that dissipates quickly. Aroma: Bready malt undertones with a musty, acetic acid, and strawberry aroma. Taste: Sweet bready maltiness, with dark fruit and berry notes, and a tart acetic sourness to balance. Mouthfeel: Medium body and a moderately high carbonation. Finish: Very dry. Lingering toasted, bready malt and a touch of acetic tartness. Overall: Classic Flanders red with distinct acetic tartness, dark fruit character, and a vinous character. Finishes like a semi dry red wine.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fules (327) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - MAR 7, 2016
Palackból. Habja szinte semmi, vörösbe hajló sötétbarna szín. Illata kissé édeskés, vörösboros, hordós. Íze vörösboros alappal rendelkezik, némi savanykás-édeskés beütéssel. Frissítő, jól kiegyensúlyozott, könnyed sör, közepes testtel, hosszú, telt utóízzel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1125) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 3, 2016
Unclear, red colored, medium- lasting off white head. Aroma is fruity tart, bit red wine, some caramel. Taste is light+ sweet candy fruity berry, red wine, tart with medium- sourness, vinegar, dryish finish. Medium to light bodied, soft carbonation. I’d just skip this one and go for the Grand Cru for the woodiness and complexity...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mgajdaczewa (1487) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 3, 2016
W aromacie flandersowo, winnie, kwaskowo, czerwone owoce, nieco pestkowo, może niezbyt intensywnie, ale przyjemnie. W smaku wytrawne, kwaskowe, lekki ocet winny, nuty ciemnych winogron i wiśni, ale też lekka ziemistość, finisz pestkowy, nieco zalegający w nie do końca miły sposób. Wersja grand cru znacznie lepsza.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (1325) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle from Alkostock in Tallinn (€ 2.49). BB 24.09.2016. Pours hazy reddish-coppery with a smallish light beige head leaving scattered uneven lace. The aroma is apple skin and wood, brown sugar, plus a red grape must/nutty/floury - or should I say churchkhela - hint. Tastes sugary sweet, sourish-acidic, fruity (red apples and grapes). Somewhat acidic. Dryish in the finish. Carbonation rather active; feels slightly watery on the palate. A good, but kinda simplistic and easygoing Sour. An easy drinker, that’s for sure.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1607) - Bodř, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark reddish brown color with a small light brown head. Aroma of oak, red wine vinegar, brown sugar, forest floor and wild berries. The flavor extends the aroma with the addition of black currant. Has a slick and soft mouth feel, medium body and a light bitterness. A well-balanced and easy drinking sour ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukka19 (420) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 24, 2016
Bottle. Copper color with medium white head. Aroma of cherries, fruits, caramel, some spice. Taste is little sour, nice balanced with sweetness, good

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (657) - Săo Paulo, BRAZIL - FEB 21, 2016
Marrom avermelhada, espuma de boa formaçăo e pouca persistęncia. Aroma de leve azedume, maçă, uvas vermelhas. Paladar de leve dulçor e azedume, ainda mais leve cítrico. Corpo leve e baixa carbonataçăo. Aftertaste mantém as sensaçőes do aroma, avinagrada, maça e uva, média persistęncia. Gostei, mas prefiro a duchese. Obs: estava vencida a 1 męs, mas disseram que essa năo sofre tanta influęncia.


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