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


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RATINGS: 950   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Rodenbach Vintage is the unique result of selection by our Rodenbach brew masters, the barrel after two years of maturation has produced the best beer, "the best barrel of the year". The label is always the number of barrel stated and the year which marks the beginning of maturation.

Rodenbach Vintage is 100% matured old beer, resulting in superior Rodenbach Grand Cru. Its taste is complex, round, intense and refreshing. Typically, the apple tart fruitiness combined with caramel, wild honey and oak with a hint of vanilla, cherry and licorice. Its aroma has hints of caramel and oak, as well as notes of green apples mixed with honey and chocolate. The soft sour, fruity aftertaste is long and nicely balanced like a grand cru wine.

Ingredients: water, barley malt, corn, hops.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine in Boca Raton, Fl. Snifter. Pours a reddish-brown with a nice thick head. Some lacing. Aroma of tart cherries and blackberries, some funk and yeasts. The taste is tart cherries, funk, slight sweetness of the fruits, and floral notes. Medium body. Love the tartness. I have a 2009 so hopefully it is even better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (9643) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2017
75cl anno 2007, about ok to open a 10 yo. Cuivre restant assez clair, col beige retombant vite. Trs peu de bulles sont distinguer. Arme au nez fin fruit, entre un Madre et Sherry, note de massepain, fruits noirs et rtro fin aigrelet qui nest pas trop dominant. Petite oxydation. Palais est finemetn aigrelet avec une oxydation particulire qui est tout en bonification. Malt tirant sur lger biscuit, fruit noir de cerise, cassis et mre. Vinaigre lger avec petite note de gingerbread et une effervescence minimaliste. Retrouve un peu du cot picotement du chne sans en avoir la rondeur boise.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
spacecube (1564) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2017
750ml bottle. Pours deep ruby red / brown, translucent, small foamy lacing. Aroma is tart apple and cherry, with layers of blackberry and cream. Body is medium with a creamy texture with a light carbonation. Refreshing sharpness and tartness. Enjoying with a black bomber cheddar. Lovely combination!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gaelic (171) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 20, 2017
Excellent aroma jumps out of the glas. Fruit, cherry, even smells of sourness. Lovely taste, nice sour touches, notes of carmel, long lasting finish. Superb beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sjohnh (850) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2017
Colour reminds me of sherry, with a very thin head on top. Lovely mouth feel, brought on by the tartness and some good carbonation. Nose has apple, vanilla, caramel, cherry and aforementioned sherry. Flavour has fresh, tart apple, vanilla, wood, cherry and wine vinegar. Complex yet refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emelie (44) - rebro, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2017
Doft: banan, funk, tvttmedel, choklad, syrlig, vinger, lite alkohol. Smak: citron, syrlig, maltig, banan/knckebrd, stt, lite bittermandel, lite aceton, lite brunt socker.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tmzl (292) - SLOVENIA - FEB 11, 2017
2012 (Barrel no. 170): Lovely vanilla oak, more caramel and dry fruit sweetness, smoother medium acidic acid sourness. Smoother and more complex as base. (compared to rodenbach grand cru)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Samuel214 (820) - SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2017
Flaska frn SB, vintage 2013 (Foeder n 149, "The Sire"). Provning med Nerikes lsllskap. Kopparrd/brun med beigebrunt skum. Syrlig doft uppbackad av mycket stma, kola, rg, brunt socker. Medelstor, ltt torr. Stsyrlig i smaken med kola, brunt socker, brdsirap, rdvinsvinger och ekfat. Jmn och fin, vlbalanserad. Dryga tre rs lagring verkar har gjort den vl.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sneakyjanko (100) - Puszczykowo, POLAND - FEB 10, 2017
Uzupełnianie profilu z własnych notatek / zapiskw, z racji postanowienia założenia konta na rb.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
yourilevesque (1659) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 8, 2017
Vintage 2012 dgust en compagnie de Marco. Une grande rouge des Flandres, profonde et intense. Beaucoup de vanille provenant dun vieillissement prolong en barriques, du bois, du chne, du foudre. Des petits fruits rouges, une acidit importante tant au nez quen bouche, des vapeurs ac.tiques balances par une rondeur des plus apprciables. Corps huileux, bulle rapide, trs fruite et boise, tout ce que jaime dune rouge des Flandres se retrouve dans cette unique bire.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rederic (3307) - montral, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 3, 2017
750ml bottle, vintage 2014, barrel # 192, reddish-brown colon, with a fluffy beige head, with a very nice cherryish sweet and sour nose, with some light mild fruity oak barrel tannin, light sweet balsamic vinegar, mild toasted, caramel malt accents and a subtle sour passionfruit, lemon rind, funky wild yeast note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a very good fruity cherry, passionfruit, guava sweet and sour character with some good sweet vinous oak barrel, toasted, caramelized malty, faint juicy lemon, subtle pineapple tartness, brown sugar balsamic vinegar flavours, leading towards a nice fruity sweet and sour, toasted maltiness, fruity oak barrel tannin finish.

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