RateBeer
overall
93
56
style
Brewed by Brouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Roeselare, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1399   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Share this beer with friends!
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".


Dixonian's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2013
750ml bottle and on tap. Reddish brown w/ some cream head. Nose of wood, slightly tart, stone fruits. Very easy drinking and refreshing - good amount of sour. I much prefer the Grand Cru version but this is still good.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (2969) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy ruby with small off-white head. Clear vinous and fruity aroma. Notes of yeast. Vinous flavour, with sweetish notes of fruit and malt. Sourish and estery aftertaste. Well, a decent beer but the Grand Cru version is better :-)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
574deadzone (994) - North Central, Indiana, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pours a glowing ruby in the light, dull brown otherwise, with a thin khaki head that leaves some soapy lace. Nose involves malt vinegar, some oak, cherry, some grape, and some dust. Somewhat sweet, fairly tart. Light body, active, tacky, with a dry-ish oak finish. Decent brew, though not especially interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fluxing (265) - POLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Warka 06.03.2015. Kolor bordowy, idealnie klarowne. Piana wysoka, lekko bezowa, powoli opada, zostawia gruba warstwe ok 1 cm, ktora praktycznie juz dalej nie opada oraz calkiem niezly lejsing. W aromacie winne, wisniowe, kwasne, lekko octowe, aromat srednio intensywny, ale przyjemny. W smaku polpelne, caly smak to praktycznie powtorka aromatu, kwasnosc na srednim poziomie. Ogolnie w smaku jest za slodkie, mocno zaklejajace, a kwasnosc jest na tyle niska, ze nie stanowi odpowiedniej kontry. Natomiast w odczuciu bardzo gladkie i aksamitne, moze minimalnie drapiace od alkoholu. Goryczka wlasciwie niewyczuwalna.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BoostIPA (1198) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Pours a light brown with amp off white head. Aromas of sugary candied fruit, molasses. Taste is semi sweet. Flavors of generic fruit and oak. Actually not as cloying as I thought it would be. Not tart or sour at all. No real funk to be had here either. It’s pretty pedestrian. Fruity, caramel, oak. Some components of a Baltic porter as well. Pretty mediocre. Meh.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (2505) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 10, 2014
It poured a dark ruby/brown color with an off-white head. The aroma was sour with cherries. The taste was similar with some port wine notes, vinegar, fruits and some funk. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (682) - NORWAY - JUL 9, 2014
From tap in a harour café in Zeebrugge. Reddish brown. Beige, dense head. Sour aroma of red berries. Similar taste. Red currant juice. Refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rosslew (185) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 4, 2014
Got sour smell. Has a tinge of vinegar with the yeast in taste. Very little fruit. Found mouthfeel a bit watery. Lacked a bit of flavour for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EvilCat (53) - FRANCE - JUL 2, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2014 Bouteille. Bootlegger . Robe brune légère , reflets rubis, mousse beige clair peu persistante. Nez de caramel, légèrement boisé. Attaque douce et sucré. Bouche sur le fruit , douce acidité vineuse. On retrouve sur la finale des petites notes de chêne . Une petite douceur belge. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Silvan7 (649) - Samarate, ITALY - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle @ home. Rosso rubino intenso, quasi violacea con schiuma beige fine non molto persistente. Aroma intenso, pungente, acetico e vinoso, di frutta a bacca rossa. Note di zucchero di canna e legno. Gusto dolce abboccato, acido, poco amaro. Non molto corposa, poco carbonata piuttosto calda. Meno equilibrata della Grand Cru. Comunque armonica ed interessante.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Paincane (131) - Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Opaque mahogany hued body with a thin tan head that is short-lived. Sweet malt and sour yeasty nose and flavors. Well-blended. A good Flemish Red-Brown ale.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 140


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50