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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: 843   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rodenbach Alexander was brewed for the first time in 1986 on the occasion of Alexander Rodenbach’s 200th birthday and is now back by popular demand to the delight of beer lovers in Belgium and abroad. It is a blend of 2/3rd aged Rodenbach (100% 2 year aged beer) with 1/3rd younger ale, macerated with sour cherries. The natural flavour and taste of sour cherries brings a perfect match between the sour beer and the red fruit. Its aftertaste is reminiscent of a Burgundy wine and its freshness makes this beer the perfect aperitif or accompaniment to cheeses or dessert. Note: The 2016 version has the abv of 5.6%

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3.9
DrSilverworm (10000) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 8, 2018
10/12/2016 -- from notes: 750ml bottle, shared with phaleslu and prufrockstar. Clear red color. Some off-white, slightly pink head. Really nice, big sour cherry in the nose. Moderate-plus sweet taste, lighter sour. Mild slick. Little funky character, mild vinegar, touch of lactic creaminess. Pretty nice cherry sour.

4.2
mygeekway (235) - Grodków, POLAND - JAN 6, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2018 W nosie wiśnie leki przyjemny ocet i lekki aceton. w smaku wiśnie, wino ocet lekka zbalansowana kwaśność. Świetny klasyk.

4
Derbeth (1217) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 4, 2018
On tap. Brown colour, small head, fair lacing. Aroma is vinegar, cane sugar, cherry, wood. Medium sweetness, medium sour. Medium body. Quite sweet but still very good.

4.1
metalspice (1237) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2018
Blodrød med lett rosa skum. Masse kirsebær og eik i duft og smak sammen med noe karamell og krydder. Fin surhet.

4
alkolas510 (1553) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2017 Mörkröd med smutsvit skum. Doftar och smakar massor med körsbär, röda bär och lite ek. Ok beska och fyllighet

4.1
tmrmwel (2387) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2017
8-4-8-5-16
Bottle, vintage 2016, more than two years before bbd. Pours almost clear red, with a short lived creamy head, receding to finger thickness. Aroma is tart fruity notes with sour cherries, red berries, tannins, wooden barrels and wine vinegar. Medium body, with average carbonation. Flavour is wine vinegar and sour cherries, as well as red berries, tannins and wine barrels. Pleasantly lingering tart fruity finish.

3.9
pivnizub (11061) - Bochum, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2017
Bouteille: Red-amber coloured, almost clear, sparkling, stable creamy pinkish head; moderate to solid sweet-sour aroma of cherries, wood, almonds and malic acid with a certain mushroomy-cellary note; moderate to solid sour and also sweet flavour, nearly medium bodied, almost soft; lingering sour-fruity finish with a distinctive balancing sweetness. A classical goody...

4
MoritzF (10256) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2017
(bottle, 75cl, shared by pivnizub – thanks!) Almost clear, ruby colour with a short and slightly off-white foamy head. Slightly funky, woody cherry-fruity aroma with acidic notes, as well as traces of sugar. Sour-tart flavour with a whiff of sweetness, light to medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Moderately vinegary fruity start with notes of cherries and woody, slightly cellary accents; lasting vinegary finish with a certain amount of balancing sweetness. Very good. 26.XII.17

3.6
finol (3569) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2017
Draught at Oliver Twist. Pours red with a creamy white head. Aroma of dark fruits, sweet and sticky. Sweet fruity, slightly spicy, plums and red currant.

4.4
rhoihessegold (2501) - Mainz, Rineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - DEC 25, 2017
24-12-17 // 750ml bottle. Merry christmas. Red brownish beer. Fruity wood nose. Aroma is frrom a lovely complexity. Red fruits, wood, juicyness, light to medium malt sweetness, mild acidity, mild sour, cherries. Dry and tart finish with oaky wood character.


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