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


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RATINGS: 1575   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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".

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (3075) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 15, 2013
11.2 oz bottle pours ruby brown with a thin off white head. Aroma is sweet fruit, malts, caramel and spice. Taste is sweet, caramel and a nice tartness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrNosha (649) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - NOV 24, 2015
25cl Flasche. Bräunliches Bier mut flachem Schaum. Malz und Eichenfass Aroma mit Rotweinnote. Geschmack erinnert auch an Wein. Das Bier wird durch längeres Lagern noch besser!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2635) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Can’t believe I haven’t picked this up before. Around 3 bucks for a bottle is a steal for what you are getting. Hazy brown orange red, spotty lacing. Fruity yeasty nose. Very refreshing fruity spicy lightly carbonated. A bit syrupy at the start, cleans up at the end. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerheart65 (1129) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2015
Clear reddish brown, short head leaves an off-white ring on top. Winey notes, bit sour, basement notes distantly, ripe fruits and berries, cherry, leather, sweet. Sour and dry, light, carbonation quite evident, long dry finish. Ok but not much more, bit like cider.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llucmaduell (86) - barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 8, 2015
A good beer style that was not my favorite of Belgian beers, is always a discovery of tastes and sensations. I miss subtlety and depth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McGarnigle (593) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Sour cherry and oak, more the former than the latter, but not a ton of either. It’s on the light side. Certainly this isn’t the choice for those who want malt or hops.Not a bad way to ease your way into Flemish sours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bwyu (51) - - OCT 28, 2015
Nice tart cherry, plum, dark fruit to start with a nice soft oak vanilla maltiness to finish. Really great balance and complexity of flavours.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Newbie (24) - Denver, North Carolina, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Great aroma. Pours a nice red color. Very refreshing! This is a great beer for a hot day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (569) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2015
0.25 l bottle from De Bierkoning, best before 6/7/2016. Clear, deep red with a thin, frothy, quickly diminishing, tan head. Minimally funky, sourish-fruity aroma of cherries, red wine, oak and mild vinegar. Sourish-fruity taste of cherries, red wine, oak and mild vinegar, followed by short, medium tart and slightly oaky finish. Thin to medium body, slightly astringent and light effervescent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Not as complex and wild as the Grand Cru and also a bit sweeter. The acidity is rather reserved and just enough to give the beer a kick. Nevertheless very refreshing and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
drjay44 (3085) - Salida, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2015
330 ml. bottle. BBD 12/02/2015. Pours a medium, well retained beige head, with minimal lacing, over a copper brown (SRM 20) body......nose is lightly sour, with balsamic hints, light vinous fruit notes, no hops....taste is lightly sour, with mild vinous notes, hints of sour fruits including cherry, ending with light tartness, no hops.....mouth feel, light of medium body, no alcohol, moderate carbonation, with light acid. This is a mild Sour that is very soft. The beer is quite pleasant and an easy drinker, but more sourness would be welcome as would a bit more malt presence. BJCP 8/3/14/4/7

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wixie (175) - BELGIUM - OCT 12, 2015
Brown liquid, average head. Fruity aroma. Medium body, strong carbonation. Taste is sweet and a little bit sour.

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