Formerly brewed at Brouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)
Style: Fruit Beer
Roeselare, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap


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RATINGS: 363   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Redbach, a fruity refreshment based on Rodenbach Classic with a spicy cherry touch (25% Krieken).

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2871) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - FEB 29, 2012
review from notes 2009 Bottle poured into pint glass A: light red with small pinkish head with slight retention S: sweet malt, cherry T: sour cherry flavor backed with sweet malt. Interesting flavor combo Md: very drinkable somewhat buttery mouthfeel

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JefVerstraete (3197) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JUN 5, 2016
Found my old ratings back. Red/brown colour, Very sweet nose of cherry candy, sweeteners. Light tartness from the Rodenbach.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (5105) - BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2014
The missing link between Rodenbach Alexander from the nineties and Rodenbach Rosso which was launched recently; this version existed from 2004 to 2007. It consisted of 4/5 young Rodenbach and 1/5 sugared cherry juice and was aimed at a young audience - hence the somewhat gimmicky bottle with screw cork and the totally gimmicky, flattened glassware in which it was supposed to be served. I remember this as a darkish red brown beer with very sweet, sugary, cherry jam-like onset revealing more sourishness and woodiness (real Rodenbachness, so to speak) towards the end, not unlike the long-gone Alexander; a weird tomato aroma kind of disturbed me, though. It was discontinued due to lack of success, I wish the brewery all the luck with their Rosso now, but there is no doubt this kind of compromized attempts at popularizing Rodenbach are to be looked upon as a commercial necessity to help keeping the real thing (including the Grand Cru, Vintage and other versions) alive - and for such an important beer family, I quite obviously can have nothing against that.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (9936) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle from backlog notes. Pours a dark reddish brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have slightly tart cherry, sweeter cherry juice, a mild acidity, not much in the way of complexity here and no where near Belgian Red.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Mcbackus. 6 year old bottle. Clear amber color with no real head. Lots of cherry in the nose, sweet and syrupy. Taste is sweet, lightly tart, lots of cherry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (4660) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle shared by mcbackus. Aroma is cherry juice. Pour is a brownish red. Taste is just as sweet and fruity. Pretty damn good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrewFace (967) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle share thanks to mcbackus. Best by 2008 on the bottle. Mostly clear, amber color, minimal head. Tons of cherry aroma, sweet , syrupy, more cherry, malty. Tons of cherry juice, sweet, lightly tart, and just a lot more cherry flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (16609) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle from kraddel (thanks Dylan), pours a dark amber with no head. Nose is stale, with cardboard and tart plums. Flavour is sweet and sour, with some light notes of cardboard. Decent beer, but pretty weak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PriorL (3068) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 10, 2014
UPDATED: APR 11, 2014 Bottle at home. Shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: clear red beer, small unstable reddish head. NOSE: cherries, sweet, artificial, little wood, lactic. TASTE: sweet, syrupy, little wood, somewhat sour. Aged quite well! This was probably worse to drink when young! Now its quite drinkable and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2986) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Deep red colored pour with a bit if a caramel color. Slight amount of off-white bubbles that don't last long. No lacing. A very sour cherry aroma. Some malt notes as well. Taste is all cherries. A little bit tart and totally awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
Staffan47 (909) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2013
En trade (thanks Kraddel!). Ganska lg kolsyra. Doft av krsbr och lite otippat ingen balsamico. Svag nyans av jordlllare som str en aning. Lskande och tunn i kroppen. Krsbr r tydligt. Kul att ha testat.

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