overall
100
100
style
Brewed by Brouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Roeselare, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 784   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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Martinus' rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Martinus (4692) - Baarle-Nassau, - FEB 5, 2013
Clear reddish brown colour, small white head. Light sour aroma, cherries, caramel, yoghurt and raisins. Quite sour flavour, still a slight sweet touch, light cherry syrup. Sweet finish, raisins, malts and old fruit.
Very nice! Long time want, and it isn’t disappointing! Couldn’t be happier!
(From 25cL bottle @ The Vintage Tasting during Brugs Bier Festival. 1999 vintage. Courtesy of Jay. Thanks for sharing!!)


3.8
nilsas (4408) - Bryne, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2017
Rodenbach Alexander Sour Red/Brown 748415

Lukt: Syrlige frukter.
Utseende: rødbrun.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Friske syrlige frukter, svak alco avslutning.
Hvor: Melkebaren, Sandnes.
Medium: [email protected], [email protected]%, Nå[email protected]

3.5
Klimaet (2960) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2017
Bottle shared @ X3 Får Skideren På-share. Pours hazy dark reddish brown with a small white-ish head. Aromas sweet cherries, marcipan, candy, yeasty esters. Taste has light tartness, cherry candy, light malty, sweet caramel notes, marcipan, citrus, balsamico, vinegar.

3.7
RasmusOtt (2849) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2017
Bottle @ "X3 får skideren på af mange share (og brygger cider)" Pours hazy orange with a beige head. Aroma of raspberries, cherry-candy, banana, oak, marzipan, slight vanilla and sweet gummibears. Taste of sweet raspberries, gummibears, marzipan, balsamic, jam and slight pithy raspberries.

3.4
Jimbo2 (526) - DENMARK - OCT 5, 2017
Reddish, white foam. VinaGary, sour cherries, some sweetness, nice mouthfeel

4.3
Mariox (295) - Warsaw, POLAND - OCT 1, 2017
Świetny aromat winny, wiśniowy, czerwonych owoców oraz drzewnych nut beczki. W smaku idealny balans pomiędzy słodyczą, a kwaśnością. Goryczka znikoma. Przyjemny wiśniowy, lekko kwaskowy finisz. Wysycenie niewielkie. Dość treściwe i zarazem bardzo pijalne. Wspaniałe piwo. Według mnie póki co najlepsze w stylu.

3.4
stifler84 (54) - Klippan, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2017
Beertaste @fillepolo 20170929. Bottle from Systembolaget. Red and good mouth taste.

3
Jorn69 (3320) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2017
Tasting @ fillepolo 20170929. Bottle (750 ml) from Systembolaget. Malty, acidic and sweet with cherries and vinegar, woody, medium body with a watery texture. The finish is dry and sweet.

3.4
Gaultier (1857) - SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2017 Beer tasting @ fillepolo 29/9-17. Bottle from Systembolaget. Fruity and vinous with cherries and vinegar, also acidic. Body is medium, the finish is fruit with vinegar.

3.4
fillepolo (1097) - SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2017 Bottle from systembolaget. Pours a redish colour beer with a medium head. Fruity and yeasty with notes of red berries. Dry finish.

4
phfyysik (1395) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 28, 2017
Pours red with light white head. Aroma is sour, berries, acid, vinegar, mould, some cherry, raspberry, some dry notes. Taste is sour, sharp, vinegar, cherry, berroes, strawberry, acid, mould. Very nice beer!


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