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


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RATINGS: 1579   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   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".

flemdawg's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flemdawg (550) - Rowlett, Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Deep reddish brown body with an ample light tan head of tiny bubbles. Sour cherry with hints of wood and general funkiness in the aroma. Flavors od more cherries of the sour variety, an earthiness and mustiness as well. A nice dry finish that left me wanting more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rikstar (1646) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2015
0,25l fles bij de compagnie in Enkhuizen. Diep wijnrood met een bescheiden schuimkraag. Lichtzoet en gemiddeld zuur. Rood fruit, bessen en cassis in smaak en geur. Body medium.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (926) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2015
Donker roodbruin bier met weinig schuim. Smaak mis licht zuur met sporen van bessen en framboos.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
anstei (532) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - NOV 26, 2015
On a flight of beer at Meisterstück. A quaffable sour! Slightly pinchy in the back, otherwise smooth and solid. I find the aromas hard to describe. Some red berries, maybe? Not that much, though. Still refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PabloZab (734) - Wroclaw, POLAND - NOV 25, 2015
Tap (4Hops, Wroclaw). Piwo klarowne o ciemno brazowej barwie, bialo-szarej pianie, niezbyt obfitej i praktycznie bez lacingu. Aromat intensywny kwasny, wisniowy, winny, intensywny. Przyjemna winna kwasnosc w idealnym natezeniu. Lekkie, rzeskie, pijalne, bardzo przyjemne w odbiorze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrNosha (714) - 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 (2640) - 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 (1133) - 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.

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