Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Fruit Beer
Emelgem, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 1211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Kasteel Rouge is a blend of Kasteel Donker and cherry liquor. The mix of these two excellent products creates an exceptional soft beer with references to the dark mother beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shigadeyo (3646) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2008
2007 Vintage ~ Happy Valentines Day!

2/14/2008: Kasteel Rouge is the color of a cranberrys skin and has a fluffy rouge-colored head. The aroma has sour cherry, some artificial cherry, and a hint of that lambic-like funk. The first sip is sweet like a cherry sucker with a bit of alcohol/cough syrup flavor in the finish. However, the next sip and those in sucsession start to reveal more of the nuances of this beer such as a real, sourish cherry flavor, some tartness, and hints of that funky lambic-like quality. This beer is generously carbontated, but not fizzy. It has a medium-light body and is quite tasty. I got this for my wife for Valentines Day and she did enjoy it. It isnt as good or complex as the <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/new-glarus-belgi Glarus Belgian Red that she loves so much, but at least I can buy this one in the area and it isnt too terribly expensive!

1 pt 9.5 fl.oz. bottle (Alc. 8% by Vol. ~ Bottled on: 070416) recommended by tish and purchased at The Party Source in Bellevue, Kentucky . Rating #199 for this beer...

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DraftMonger34 (6) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2017 does not count
not for everyones palate. but a delicious beer I loved it my dad wanted a beer to be beer without the strong cherry flavour

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daverock (32) - Nymburk, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 7, 2017
Moc dobr Kasteel, točen v pivovaru Bata. Byla to moje prvn ochutnvka, super.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kamanova_boy (36) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 4, 2017
Bottle. Pink short lasting head, strong cherry taste, weak aroma, didnt make an impression

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (2263) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2016
33cl bottle. Appearance: A Unclear medium to dark red color, with a nice pinkish toned head. which leaves a nice a amount of lacing. Aroma of cherries, sweet cherries,marzipan. Taste: Very sweet cherries(Quite artificial) liquor like some marzipan, and some alcohol warmth but in a nice way. Long lasting taste. Some freshness there which makes it better as then you would expect. Medium body, soft carbonation, watery texture (backlog rating)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wolfcarnival (280) - Oxford, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2016
bottle. had a couple over xmas. pours ruby red with a pink frothy head. fukken delicious aroma of cherries and belgian funk. flavour of cherry dr pepper with a sour tangy aftertaste. tartness balances with the soft fizz and creamy mouthfeel. so tidy. love this beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foerdifuxx (278) - Franconia, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2016
Deep red beer with a pinkish medium sized, short lasting head. Aromas of cherry, caramel, marzipan, ripe apples, chewy dark malt. Taste is medium sweet, light sour, light acidic, fruity with a malty finish. Medium body, fizzy carbonation, creamy texture. Not much to explore apart from the two main themes, cherry and dark malt, but very tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alapuffs (1) - LATVIA - DEC 10, 2016 does not count
Good cherry taste, little bit salty, aroma could be better! Pietr?ka bag?t?g?ks ?ir?u arom?ts, bet s?ls bija tie?i laik? lai neb?tu p?r?k sk?bs.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
llcooldave (1199) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2016
Good Gawd! Fresh cherry aroma right off the bat. Pours a cloudy brown in the glass. Nice cherry pie flavor with a hint of toasty malt at the end. Overall... Why did i wait so long to try this?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (1881) - Besanon, FRANCE - NOV 18, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Nez cerise (videmment). Palais malt, sucr, fruits rouges. Corpulence moyenne, arme un peu chimique de la cerise. Bof

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FinnIckler (186) - GERMANY - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle from saveur. Nose is cherry, boozy, wood. Palate is cherry and bitter backbone. Boozy finish. Very boozy fruitbeer. Good, but too much for me.

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