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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1692   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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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nick35 (12) - USA - APR 19, 2003
Carried home from Belgium. Flavor is a bit simple: lactic acid and some Brett. No depth. Metallic notes that I recognize from De Dolle (who rumor goes got their yeast from Rodenbach pre-Palm). I'm not sure what to do with the metallic notes--seem out of place without hops.


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Godfather50 (219) - SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2017
Rorys Birthday bottles, pours red clear with a little head. Explosive taste which you could dip your chips in, but refreshingly drinkable. Sour cherries, tart fruit, sweet malt. Different and very nterestiing. A great break in an evenings tasting.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Teran (310) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 21, 2017
Clear red brown, small beige head. Sour caramel. which is so nice and interesting. Sour cherries, red berries, tart fruit. Refreshing and easy drinking. Rare and delilcous.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rebelred (10) - cork, IRELAND - JAN 16, 2017
Unusually in can from Bradleys in Cork. Pour red winy, with slight sour tart, but easy drinking and refreshing. No problem with the can.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SVD (1710) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2017
Bottle. Brown beer medium head. Aroma is sour tart fruit. Taste is tart sweet fruit. Refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hrabren (1060) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 31, 2016
0.25 l bottle from Pivoteka, Zagreb. Shared with lovely Anja. Clear reddish-brown, dark amber, small off-white head. Fruity aroma, vinegar, sour fruit, dusty. Winelike sourness, grapes, wine barrel. Light bod soft to medium carbonation, lasting finish, sweet, toasty, barrel. An interesting light beer.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThreeCats (880) - ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2016
Fairly clear dull brown with little head. Aroma is vinous, red fruit, horse blanket,sour cherries or plums, tart. Taste is tart but a bit watery, notes of caramel taste but not sweetness. Not very sour, not very flavorful. Not very anything, really. It is refreshing though.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (6547) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 30, 2016
12oz bottle pours out a amber color topped with a sand head. Nose is nice sour cherries some lemon zest wood and a sweet notes. Taste is more of the nice cherries tart and sweet along with the classic barrel touch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (3057) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2016
Draught at Caf De Engelbewaarder. Pale reddish amber with a medium off-white head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice sour and sweet tones. Oak, red fruit, vinegar and malts. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jzi (310) - POLAND - DEC 27, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
basjansen14 (94) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2016
Rood/bruin achtige kleur. Aroma is wat wijnazijn en rode wijnachtig. Smaak is wat zurig(azijn) met wat wijn, en een licht bittere afdronk.


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