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Kasteel Rouge - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

830 Ratings
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Ratings: 830
Reviews: 359
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 16.32%
Wants: 21
Gots: 66 | FT: 0
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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Wasn't expecting that much but was pleasantly surprised. Aroma is a biscuit and cherries. The flavor is full-bodied with a nice cherry sour element. Extremely well-balanced with the 8% ABV thoroughly hidden. The beer flavor is subtle but definitely present with a faint hop element in the aftertaste. You have to enjoy cherries to appreciate this beer, but it's outstanding if that's what you're looking for.

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Bottle from World of Beer as a carryout. Pours dark, deep red colored with a finger of pink head that recedes quickly. Cherry boquet off the top of this one , slightly tart but mostly black sweet ones, a bit of cranberry note, very fruity and not much else going on, though it's nice if you're a fan of cherries. Flavor is a big punch of black cherries, not much in the way of hops or malt or yeast or sourness here. Basically black cherry juice with some carbonation. Nevertheless, this isn't extremely overly sweet and is somewhat pleasant as a dessert beer. Medium bodied with plus carbonation that keeps things from being super syrupy. Overall worth having if in the mood for cherries. The thing that sticks out to me here is that it comes with huge black cherry flavor, but without the medicinal cough syrup notes that can often be associated with that.

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Kasteel Rouge from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
86 out of 100 based on 830 ratings.