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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 1734   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
A blend of 75% young beer fermented in steel tanks and 25% old beer aged 2 year in large oak casks. Rodenbach bears the proud title of "the most refreshing beer in the world".

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3.5
ryanscourt (1458) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Very different. Initially puckering sour, but midtaste dulls out and finishes very mellow without sweetness/sour. Aftertaste is fairly bland. Complex like advertised. Like drinking two different beers. Enjoy the first part better. Glad I got to try this one. However, I received from a friend and I’m sure its a fair amount of $$$.


3.5
fombe89 (3272) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUN 26, 2017
Botella de @Vivalavirra, Oviedo. 25/06/27. BBD:28/05/17. Color ambarino pequeńa corona de espuma blanca, aromas acidos, sabores ácidos con toques a cereal cuerpo ligero.

3.9
Piotrek4 (167) - Lublin, POLAND - JUN 26, 2017
Wąchając to piwo przychodzi na myśl jedno skojarzenie, czerwone wino. W smaku dosyć słodkie, lekko migdałowe. Bardzo lekkie i odświeżające. Genialna klasyka.

3.6
hman43 (1541) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2017
It pours a cloudy brown with a tan head. Head retention is low, but there is lacing on the side. It has a toast aroma with tart cherries and some plums. The flavor are tart and have a balance of tart cherries and toast. There is a low level of wood and background sweet notes. It has a moderate body with a sweet tart finish. Overall, the toast makes this an intriguing beer with the fruit flavors taking over in the finish.

3.6
Scrumpy369 (784) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 16, 2017
Can in brusselles. Deep copper colour small white head disappears fast. Nose is acetic, woody. Taste is light sourness, red berries. Fast finish, low carbonation. Nice and easy.

2.9
ClearHead (30) - FINLAND - JUN 15, 2017
Bottle bought in Porto, Portugal, 06/2017. BB 28.5.2018. Dark amber, decent head. Beautiful. Aroma fairly weak, sour, cherries. Taste sour in a vinegary way, fairly sweet, dark berries. Mouthfeel slightly thin. This is a beer that you either love or hate. I am on the borderline myself. The bottle wass too warm due to hot weather, and this will have had an impact; should be fairly cool when consumed.

3.6
Darwenus (1113) - Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2017
Pours cloudy brown/red. The brief head is gone in an instant. The aroma is tart and bright. Cherries, red wine vinegar, a little bit of brown sugar. Flavor starts out bittersweet and smooth, the sourness comes in on the back of the tongue. Rich on the finish. Might be a good introduction to the style, the sourness is unmistakable but not overwhelming.

3.4
PhilosophyGuy (650) - Łódź, POLAND - JUN 2, 2017
Aromat czerwonych owoców, delikatnie octowy, delikatnie kwaśny. W smaku słodkie, nieco nut czerwonych owoców, kwaśność na niskim poziomie. Pina średnio wysoka - grube pęchrzyki, dosyć trwała. Niezłe, choć jednowymiarowe,

3.4
mauritsio (907) - FINLAND - JUN 2, 2017
0.25 l can from Carrefour brugge. Quite red with some head. Quite sour and fruity, some sweetness. Quite fizzy.

4.1
Bierridder_S (879) - BELGIUM - MAY 31, 2017
27/05/2017 - 75cl bottle (BBF 2015) @Peter’s house. Surprised to see I didn’t rate this yet. Maybe too obvious because I find and drink it regularly. Murky brown with creamy tanned head. Nose is soft sour, wood, dark malts, some cherry. Taste is dark malts, some caramel, bit port, soft sour, some wood, some cherry, somewhat creamy mouthfeel. Really surprised by this vintage one. Didn’t expect it to become like this. Nice.

3
micia600 (156) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 27, 2017
Piwo barwy czerwonej, klarowne, piana w zasadzie żadna. W aromacie winna kwaśność, czerwone owoce i może ocet winny (?). W smaku bardzo umiarkowanie kwaśne, zakończone słodko-gorzką nutą która kojarzy mi się najbardziej z czerwonymi owocami (chyba najbliżej do czerwonych winogron) i beczką. Generalnie lekkie i orzeźwiające. Wysycenie średnie. Goryczki brak.


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