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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 806   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
Bule (2239) - California, USA - SEP 17, 2017
750ml bottle of 2013 Release at Khyber Pass Pub. Pours a red color with no head. No carb. Delicious red fruit blend and some slight oakiness. Fragile.

3.7
OminouSC2 (845) - Mora, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2017
Bottle thanks to Xebbe. Red color, small white head. Sweet aromas of raspberries, strawberries, jam, redcurrant and cherries. Tart and sweet taste with strawberries, cherries and redcurrant. I like it!

4.2
StilleStorm (1566) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 16, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2017 Ratebeer fuck up. Registeret and great. Berries and sour. Love it. Rated on rateebeer.com.

4
seehaferb23 (281) - - SEP 12, 2017
Ran into a problem having 4 beer club members. It's like having an even number of city council members. We had to have a tie breaker broken u twice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
Noform (106) - Tarnowskie Góry, POLAND - SEP 10, 2017
Całkiem sporo octu, dużo owoców przyjemna słodycz. Aleksandra to wciąga nosem

3
Stoned99 (1649) - St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2017
750ml bottle shared at epic Cantillon. Aroma: extremely vinegar, acetic, medicinal, strawberries and raspberries, wood. App: light burgundy, minimal white head, little lacing. Taste and palate: medium body, really acetic, moderate high acidity finish. Overall: meh. Not impressed. So acetic. Meh. Doesn't deserve this hype

4.1
angel77 (3751) - oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 9, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2017 Caña en t Brugs beertje, Brugge 09..09..2017. (r798). Color rojizo intenso oscuro con espuma rojiza oscuro que desaparece al poco dejando pequeňa corona. Sabores intensos afrutados con ligeros acidos y frutos del bosque. Toques de maderas empapadas. Caramelos suaves, azúcares. Cuerpo medio a intenso con buena sensación alcohólica desde el principio. Fino ligeramente ácido y seco al final. Bastante buena para repetir sin duda.

4.4
DavidSvinth (222) - DENMARK - SEP 8, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2017 Smagt på restaurant i Brügge. Passede fantastisk godt til desserten. Dyb og kompleks smag. Sur og krydret.

4
koleminer20 (3840) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 31, 2017
From notes. Enjoyed with ebone1988 and Gus at Gus’s abode on August 27 for what Eric so eloquently called the "It’s My Birthday, and I’ll Get Drunk and Piss Myself if I Want to" Bash. 750 mL bottle, 2013 vintage. The pour is a nice darker garnet color with a lighter tan head and a few spots of soapy lace as it recedes. The aroma is interesting. There is a heavy jamminess to this one. Lots of raspberry and cranberry with the cherries coming in a little late. The funkiness behind this is pretty strong as well. The flavor is just as good. Jammy up front with a light tartness and the berries roll together. The funk and oak offer a good deepening complexity, and the finish is tart and bright. The mouth feel is medium bodied with a bright carbonation and a lingeringly tart and funky jam on the back end. This is pretty solid. 8 4 8 4 16

4.2
ebone1988 (2074) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - AUG 27, 2017
Bottle shared with koleminer20 and Gus for the "It’s My Birthday, and I’ll Get Drunk and Piss Myself if I Want to" Bash. 2013 Vintage. Bottle from Merchants. Aroma is jammy, raspberries, cherries, slight cranberry, wood, tart, slight funk, real nice. Appearance is reddish brown, light light tan head, slightly hazy. Taste is also jammy, raspberry, cranberry, cherry, woody, sweet but tart, red wine, very very nice. Mouthfeel is medium body, light crisp carbonation, tart woody jammy fruit aftertaste. Overall, I really really like this.


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