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Kasteel Rouge - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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85
very good

729 Ratings
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Ratings: 729
Reviews: 346
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 16.36%
Wants: 14
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Kasteel Rouge is a blend of Kasteel Donker and cherry liquor. The mix of these two excellent products creates an exceptional soft beer with references to the dark mother beer.

(Beer added by: KarlHungus on 09-25-2007)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I am new at reviewing beers, so I am not the most familiar with all the standard categories, but I loved this beer. It was the perfect blend of tart and sweetness for my tastes. It makes me think of IBC Black Cherry soda, which I love!!
If you like fruity beers and are not in to hoppy beers, you might find this very yummy.

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The best thing I can say is that ounce for ounce, it is cheaper than cherry cough medicine. The cherry is cloyingly sweet. There is a light tartness that is insufficient for balancing sweetness. There is a bitter medicinal aftertaste. Is this sweetness artificial? Is that where the bitterness is coming from? Disappointing

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Bottle into a tulip glass. Bottled on 1/25/2012 not sure how age affects this beer

A: Dark ruby red with a pink head that died fairly quickly

S: Cherry liquor. Cherry liquor. Cherry liquor. haha some other dark fruit characteristics but mostly that sweet cherry smell

T: Sweet cherries, some almost cinnamon taste/warming affect. Interesting. I would have liked a little more tartness to balance out the sweet, but still good

M: more coating than I thought it would be

O: First time for this beer and it is quite an experience. Was expecting a slightly tart cherry belgian ale and get a cherry lifesaver. Like I said, this being my first experience and with 2+ years on it, not sure how accurate this review will be for some people who get it fresh (I got this for $1.50 and didn't check the bottled on date...oops!). Good after dinner drink

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A: This beer pours a deep red, with little carbonation.

S: It has a wonderful, fruity, and pronounced cherry nose.

T: Sour on the front end. Tart on the back end. Slightly sweet. Surprisingly, cherries do not impart much fruitiness. This particular beer was bottled about 18 months ago, so I think this has everything to do with why so many people have suggested that it tastes like cough syrup. Age does this beer wonders!

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O: I intend to buy a few bottles to throw in the cellar!

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Kasteel Rouge from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
85 out of 100 based on 729 ratings.