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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 753   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The brewer allow the beer to macerate with fresh cherries, raspberries and cranberries. After this maceration in oak, the beer re-ferments in the bottle. The result is RODENBACH Caractère Rouge, an exceptional RODENBACH with fruit maceration and a 7% alcohol volume. The brew is more than unique and extremely exclusive, as only 900 75-cl bottles were produced. Geunes serves this wilful beer as part of his other unique range of beer varieties in his restaurant, ’t Zilte, at the Antwerp MAS museum.

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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
angelkostvo (1191) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 19, 2016
Redish pinkish colour, pinkish head. Aroma of vingar, raspberries, strawberries, wood, red wine. Taste is medium sour, light sweet a lot of red berries and oak flavour. Light body, slick to thin texture, lively carbonation. Very impressive! Its the gift to myself for my 28th birthday.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emelie (30) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2016
Röd, oklar, vitt skum Lukt: röd sylt, mandelessens, lite spritig/lacknafta, lite bark Smak: papprig/torr, röda bär, syrlig, läskande syrlig eftersmak, Mandel, lacknafta, syrligt, Lagom med kolsyra som ligger kvar, fantastiskt gott!! Man vill bara ha mer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
axl (659) - Lund, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2016
750ml bottle, 2013 vintage. Dark red with light red head. Aroma is sweet raspberries, light raspberry marmelade, sour cherries, wood, light cranberries, a light touch of almond/marsipan and light vinegariness. Taste is similar with a nice balance of fruit sweetness and acidity with the full spectra of the fruits used, though with raspberries and cherries being most noticeable, and backed up by a nice woodiness with lighter almond/marsipan and red vinegar notes in the background. Medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation and lasting intermingled fruit aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nutjes (519) - Heestert-Zwevegem, BELGIUM - DEC 5, 2016
75cl-fles van bij Tabac&Co-Palais des bières te Dottenijs (in Famiflora). U: Sterk wazig roodbruin met een zeer kleine licht beige schuimkring. G: Rood fruit, lactisch, brett, vineus en hout. S: Veel zoet rood fruit, funky brett en een zurige afdronk. M: Volmondig met een stevige carbonatie.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerMuse10 (53) - SPAIN - DEC 4, 2016
Es un vinagre de frutos rojos añejo en madera con un aspecto difícilmente superable. En boca es larga y la acidez es más al primer golpe. Luego se comporta bastante bien. Una maravilla

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Korcz (1598) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sulawang (1099) - - DEC 1, 2016
2013 bottle, bought at Tobu Ikebukuro. Pours brownish red, ringed retention, very fast micro clustered streams. Fruity strawberry-cherry jam, natural and pungent. Immediate big tart fruity entry, deep cherry-raspberry-strawberry jammy, fruit vinegar, sour red berries, mellow malt, background woodiness. Wow this is incredibly interesting. Much better IMO than Cascade brews.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (8433) - ITALY - NOV 25, 2016
on tap rossastra schiuna media discreta persistenza cantina legno ciliegia leggero acetico filo agrodolce media intensita discreto acido piacevole ma non estrema

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
heman (776) - Tychy, POLAND - NOV 18, 2016
Barwa rubinowa, piwo lekko przymglone. Aromat zdominowany czerwonymi owocami: wiśnie, truskawki, lekko kwaśny. W smaku wyraźnie kwaśne, lekko octowe, dużo czerwonych owoców (wiśnie, truskawki, maliny) nieco nut ściągających, drewnianych. Złożone i pyszne.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (1472) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 17, 2016
Tart aroma in a crimson pink pour. Taste is almost puckeringly tart to start - but berry fruit sweetness kicks in to save the day. Overall, a complex combination of ingredients and process makes for a benchmark of the style (albeit not one I’m a huge fan of).


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