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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: 1517   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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".


Thezythologist's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thezythologist (15) - - MAR 7, 2013
22 cl bottle at Rembrandt in Tongeren. Didn't got the chanche to pour the beer myself. Now this is absolutely one of my favourites. I like the sweet-sour combination. It's also very cheap! Wich doesn't mean it's a lesser beer at all! It's perfect on every day of the year, wether i'ts summer or winter, for me it's a favourite ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
thellgren (382) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 10, 2015
0.25 l in Delirium Tremens @ Brussels. Looks like rose wine. Taste is sour but not too much. There is also somethin else. Not quite like red wine, but something similar.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
StevieT (881) - AUSTRALIA - APR 10, 2015
From a can. Fine head, very fruity and thin, quite refreshing once you get used to it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martin243 (845) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Live rating: 25 cl bottle served cool in a Hoegaarden Grand Cru tulip. Aroma is leather, vinegar and old trainer insole. Deep brown body, slightly hazy, with a creamy beige head. Sour apple flavour, some burnt cinder toffee, piquant fruitiness, and Lancashire cheese... mmm, mmm, mmm... even a tiny sip delivers a marvellous taste experience. Bitter sweet, medium bodied, astringent... tasty doesn’t do it justice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
manuelMTL (220) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 5, 2015
Pour is brownish with a thin off-white head. Nose is woody with some sourness. Taste is red grapes, oak barrel and some sourness. Some vanilla notes too. Pretty light body and not overwhelmingly sour. Low carbonation. Well done, but not outstanding.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suurjuust (1531) - ESTONIA - APR 5, 2015
Hazy brown beer, small tan head. Nose is tart with acidic notes, flavor is tart and somewhat vinous with plums, spice and berry hints. Pretty drinkable, not as tart and acidic I thought it would be.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luklaer (133) - BELGIUM - APR 4, 2015
I don’t like it as much as it’s reputation made me believe. It is too sweet for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiiruBierBeer (441) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 3, 2015
Smell is malt and mild sourness. Taste is very very mild sourness and semi-sweet and sour red/brown. Medium body, medium to high carbonation, and mild foam.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bretteux (181) - Ste-Julie, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2015
Une bière facile à boire délicieuse,je pourrait en boire des tonnes.Son mixte de jeunes et de vieux brassin sont parfait.Jaimerais bien que des brasseries Québécoise puisse recréer quelque chose de similaire.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
13.2.2015. Dark red/brown. Sour aroma, slight sweetness, cherries. Flavour is tart, somehow quite soft, crispy carbonation, wood, slight cherries.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (353) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 27, 2015
25cl bottle into glass. Sour nose, ruby red beer with small tan head. Fresh fruity taste with sour finish. Juicy, refreshing.


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