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


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RATINGS: 2741   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 of beer aged 2 years in large oak vats. The more important proportion of oak matured beer contributes to its fruity taste, complexity and intensity. The finish is worthy of a great wine.

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HeavyNova (7) - - FEB 7, 2013
Pours with a medium off White head that quickly faded to a thin persistent layer. Colour is a solid brown, almost like Coca Cola. Aroma is sour but not strong. Taste is also mildly sour and tangy with notes of apple and over ripe oranges. Medium to light in body and with a lingering sour flavour.

M_Sack (715) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2017
Tap @ Bitter Phew. Murky brown/red, like a red wine gone bad. Deliciously complex, full of barrel influence, cherry and plum, vinous notes, touch of tannin and moderate sourness.

Juks (444) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 12, 2017
330ml bottle at Harmoonia (Viljandi). Pours hazy reddish-brown, small beige head. Wood, red wine, tartness, cherries in aroma. Taste is sour, woody, tannin, winey, vinegary. Tannin woody finish, apple vinegar. Medium bodied, average carbo. Enjoyable, well balanced sour. I really like it.

MrGrigg182 (455) - Tambov, RUSSIA - JUN 8, 2017
Не мое. Шампанс&

oxelman (7) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2017 does not count
Mörkrödbrun. Doft av surt piss och gammal disktrasa. Smak av ättika, balsamico, rabarber, vinäger. Obegriplig ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

SimonBlok (553) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2017
33cl bottle at home. Appearance: clear brown with medium off-white head. Aroma: dusty, banana, brett and some vomit. Taste: high sweetness, medium bitterness and nice tartness. Notes of banana, brett, red wine, red apple. Palate: medium bodied, sticky texture and lively carbonation.

herrklemann (213) - Graz, AUSTRIA - MAY 29, 2017
Pours a murky brown, with a red hue. Small beige head that quickly fades away. Sour cherries, oak, red wine, cider, slightly lactic. Starts out dry, builds up into a nice tart note that lasts long into the finish. Lots of umami. Soft medium body with sparkling, but also soft carbonation.
What hasn’t been written about this one? A very, very pleasant sour beer. Excellent balance in aroma and taste, and still kinda fresh.

thegreenrooster (4372) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 27, 2017
Pour is a dark brown aroma is a huge red wine vinous note with some oak and sourness. Flavor is supper tart cherry with some apple cider vinegar and sour bacteria notes. Finish cleans the palate quickly for another sip. All things sour and tart. Even if this style is not your thing this is still one to try just for the blending of old and new beers alone. Great beer! Will this be worth it after the heartburn later? Only time will tell.

DrNosha (2287) - Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2017
33cl Flasche. Rötlich braunes Bier, dünner Schaum. Fruchtig säuerlicher Duft. Malz und Kirschen im Antrunk. Rund und lecker.

heman (957) - Tychy, POLAND - MAY 25, 2017
Barwa brunatna, piana beżowa, średnio obfita, trwała. Aromat intensywny, lekko kwaśny - kwaśne czerwone owoce, susz owocowy, melasa, nuty rustykalne: skóra, siano. W tle drewno. W smaku gładkie, nieco kompotowe, kwaśność na średnim poziomie, słodycz miodowo-karmelowa pojawia się w tle. Finisz cierpki, nieco wiśniowy, z niuansami octowymi.

Koelschtrinker (20216) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 24, 2017
Spritziger, süß säuerlicher Antrunk. Milde Karbonisierung, spritzig holzig mit deutlichen Kirschnoten. Vollmundig fruchtig, sehr süffig, macht Lust auf mehr. Die Holzigkeit steht nun im Mittelteil, spritzig, langer fruchtiger Nachhall. 10/13/12/13/9/13

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