Kasteel Rouge | Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

Your Rating: None
Want it   Got it 
Kasteel RougeKasteel Rouge
BA SCORE
3.82/5
Very Good
1,076 Ratings
Kasteel RougeKasteel Rouge
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Belgium
vanhonsebrouck.be

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

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

Added by KarlHungus on 09-25-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,534
Reviews:
415
Ratings:
1,076
pDev:
15.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
175
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 1,076 |  Reviews: 415
Photo of sjrider
4.08/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap - pours a deep mahogany color with short pinkish white head leaving a tiny ring of bubbles on the surface. Nose is soft sweet cherries. Taste is slightly sweet , slightly tart cherry with just a hint of malt. Feel is rather thin and easy to drink. More fruit forward than I prefer but still quite good, would drink again.

 328 characters

Photo of Birdlegs
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GravityKills
4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of OKbrew89
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bwarren82
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ichoosefiction
2.14/5  rDev -44%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Macamah
3.19/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shelby415
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

11.2oz bottle into glass. No product dating information found on bottle or label.
Ruby brown colored body, with reddish highlights. Clear. Fizzy head disappears very quickly. No lacing.
Sweet cherry aroma.
Very slightly tart cherry taste, but with the sweet cherry aspect.
Medium mouth feel, coating tongue experience.
Sweet beer that could be a dessert beer, or paired with rich rib eye or strong flavored cheese.
A very sweet version of beer, with a sugar substitute sweetener.

 480 characters

Photo of NeroFiddled
4.31/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. "Kasteel Tripel"
750 ml brown glass bottle with a cork that reads "2016"
$11.99 @ Cherry Hill Wine, Liquor & Beer (Wegmans), Cherry Hill, NJ

Look: Clear, dark mahogany brown colored body with ruby highlights beneath a short head of creamy pinkish foam that holds fairly well and leaves some nice lacing behind.
Smell: Sweet cherry.
Taste: Rich with sweet cherry. Lightly tart and very mild bitter. Sweet but not too sweet in the finish.
Feel: Dextrinous medium body with a fine-bubbled, gently effervescent carbonation.
Overall: Very commercial and accessible but still excellent. It makes an excellent dessert beer but it can simply be enjoyed on its own as well.

 698 characters

Photo of Iwanttheonewithhops
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jkermitj
4.14/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Botulizard
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenBreeg
3.58/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ShaunE
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of George2744
4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Metalsnota
3.35/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SpongeHop
3.41/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L - Dark, dark red, leaning towards brown. No head.
S & T - quite sweet, sliiiightly tart, not very 'beer-y' at all. Not very bitter at all. Tastes like those Haribo cherry candies.
F - syrupy; alcohol very, very well hidden.

O - tastes *exactly* like Haribo cherries. Which I actually liked for the first couple of sips, but got a little too 'heavy' after that.

Would recommend it if you're into the fruit beers and you like your beers sweet.

 445 characters

Photo of bmaslakov
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bought it bottled at the local store. Pours deep brownish burgundy color with a moderate amount of foam. The nose is like a berry pie: yeast, wheat, and baked berry. A bit of spice, maybe cinnamon? The mouth is dominated by a pleasant fruity sourness with hints of cherry, elderberry, and strawberry; bits of drunken cherry bitterness in the aftertaste. Feels surprisingly stout and smooth, medium carbonation. Overall: a good and interesting alternative to a traditional Belgian lambic.

 487 characters

Photo of Noelito76
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Radcpa
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ruby red appearance with reddish light head. Aroma is definitely cherry and sweet. Taste is a sweet cherry.

109 characters

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Griphon
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zazzi82
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of staubot
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Kasteel Rouge from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 1,076 ratings