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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1009   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
elad (12) - - DEC 31, 2012
All I can say is Wow! Vintage 2010, Cherry flavor with vinegar and a oak finish. Get beer to crack open on New Years or any day for that matter.

Juks (1070) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 20, 2017
750ml bottle. Pours clear reddish brownish colour, nice yellowish head stays. Lots of caramelly fruits, some woodiness, vinegar, sourness in aroma. Taste is sour, acidic, woody, lots of fruits here, berries, plums. More vinegary notes in aftertaste, woody tannin dry finish. Medium + bodied, quite lively carbo. Very interesting and well balanced brew, really nice to pair with different food. Good!

Mattseward (25) - - NOV 11, 2017
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Erzengel (9540) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 2, 2017
375ml 2012er Version. Nice smooth sourish beginning. Fresh, mild and sourish red. Fresh, smooth and mild. Nice red vinegar mild finish. Round and refreshing. Great

Marduk (8408) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 21, 2017
750ml bottle. Murky brown color. Small size, beige head, stays. Sweet, berries, sourish, raisins, plums, bit jammy in aroma. Acidic, jammy, berries, raisins, woody, balsamico in taste. Berries, acidic, rosehip in aftertaste. Nice woody tannins in mouthfeel. Mellow. Beautiful brew.

BuckeyeBoy (8501) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 15, 2017
375ml bottle pours out a rusty amber topped with a sand head. Nose is nice berries some sour tartness and barrel funk. Taste is more of the berries some sweetness and a nice sour note.

alhobj (44) - - OCT 8, 2017
Awesome beer! Awesome beer! Awesome beer! Awesome beer! Awesome beer! Awesome beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

ArtificialCyst (1355) - Szczecin, POLAND - SEP 30, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2017 2012. Shared bottle. Dark fruit, light vinegar, velvetish, wine-ish, wood, medium sourness.

achimczi (28) - Vanlose, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2017 Dark amber colour, no head. In rase there are dark fruits, rains, barrell but unfortunately also some vinegar. In taste it is really great, little bit sourness with sweet counter coming from dark fruits and barrell. It remains me somehow of good barley wine. With very light carbonation it makes it a great beer!

beermastersasho (143) - - SEP 26, 2017
Nice beer, all is like the other too rodenbach's beers - caractere rouge and grand cru. This is just a little bit sour, no such sweetness. Same barrel aromas, fruitness, champagne but + vinegar. It is complex. FOOD RECOMMENDED!

Piotrek4 (311) - Lublin, POLAND - SEP 23, 2017
Vintage 2014.W aromacie wiśniowo słodko, ale też trochę słodyczy jakby takiej cukrowej. Pachnie to piwo trochę jak sos winegret z cukrem. W smaku ogromnie octowe, jakby pić zalewę octową z cukrem. Jest też poza tym trochę takiej cukierkowo-landrynkowej słodkości, która jest zdecydowanie przyjemniejsza niż ten ocet. Nie piłem jeszcze tak ultra octowego flandersa, Duchesse przy tym to w ogóle octowa nie jest. Aż się boję pomyśleć jak to piwo będzie smakowało za 5 lat. Póki co jeszcze w miarę smacznie można to spożyć, ale to chyba ostatnie takie chwile.

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