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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: 1649   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".


BrettTaylor's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettTaylor (730) - Radford, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Poured from bottle - pours a reddish brown with a thin head that dissipates quickly. Tastes malty sweet and followed by tartness and sourness. Not as sour as I might have expected, but still very delicious.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SylvainCFC (45) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 29, 2016
Robe brune/rousse, candi, teintes ruby. Mousse blanc cassé courte compacte, tenue moyenne. Nez acide, vinaigre balsamique soutenue par une légère douceur de framboise. La fermentation spontanée apparaît évidente au nez. Bouche douce d’un malté caramel qui glisse vers une acidité légère. Présence du chêne indéniable, en légèreté. Acide lactique. Texture acqeuse moyenne, carbonatation légère fine. Très propre, d’une douceur légèrement sèche en fin de bouche. Notes fruitées délicates. Rouge-brune flamande archétypale. Equilibre parfait.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopverdju (472) - BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2016
Rood bruin bier met beige schuimkraag. Geur: zurig, hout, wat kersen. Smaak: aangenaam mild zurig, moutzoetig, wat hout. Medium koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: licht zurig en licht zoetig met een klein beetje tannine. Een klassieker die verfrissend lekker blijft.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llkc (1379) - århus, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2016
Duft svag syrlig karamel malt smag svag syrlig lidt karamel malt rosin malt

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ngejo (874) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 19, 2016
Can. Clear, red, minimal head, tan foam, lightly sour, light sweetness, light body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & long finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nordic (411) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 15, 2016
Bottle 0,25. Dark red color, small head. Aroma of balsamic vinegar, berries. Taste: sour, reminds red wine. I am new to this beer style, but I like it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gehbe (49) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUN 12, 2016
Aroma fruity, red berries, black currant, some apple, hints of wood, spice and caramel. Tastes berry tart with some sweetness to balance, very light on the palate. Highly drinkable, not too complex but enough character.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GlasgowTAD (1295) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2016
Tap at 6DN Aberdeen. Pours brownish red with a light brown head. Aroma is balsamic, red apples. Taste is medium acetic, balsamic vinegar, sour red apples, sour cherries, slight cranberry tart, slight cranberry sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazbion (276) - Tübingen, GERMANY - JUN 4, 2016
Pours clear ruby with thin off-white head. Acetic aroma, hints of berries and cinnamon. Taste is sour and sweet, a bit fruity. Light body, average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisko82 (555) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 19, 2016
Piwo brązowe, mętne. Piany niemal brak. W aromacie kwaśne, trochę owocowe wino. W smaku łagodnie, ciekawie wyważone między kwaśnością i słodyczą. Średnia pełnia i wysycenie. Rześkie.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
graziano85 (410) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 14, 2016
Draught. Brown hazy beer, with a small brownish head. Aroma is sour, vinous, oak wood, acetic. Taste is nicely sweet, perfectly balanced by the lactic/acetic notes. Medium body, sour finish lasting long in the mouth. Extremely refreshing, a great beer!


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