Kasteel Rouge | Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

Kasteel RougeKasteel Rouge
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Kasteel RougeKasteel Rouge

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

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.

Added by KarlHungus on 09-25-2007

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4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at the Fountainhead in Chicago. I dig the glass it comes in with the little castle at the base of the stem! Beautiful deep red with a weak head but a nice burnt sugar/cherry nose. The taste is really well balanced--you can appreciate the bitter brown ale beneath, but the sweet cherry holds center stage. Slightly sugary mouthfeel but well-carbonated, and I found that it got a wee bit medicinal as I neared the end of the glass.

I think I would give a slight edge to New Belgium's Frambozen taste-wise because that's more tart, while this is more sweet, but this is still one of my favorite beer styles and I would have again.

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2.93/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A ruby red clear brew, a tan head with little lacing and small curtains,

Smells of cherry, cough syrup, cinnamon.

Sweet upfront, cherries, some oily spicy character.

Little carbonation, soft and slightly sticky, not dry.

Too sweet and fruity for me.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

bottled on 10 27 10

served into a russian river goblet

pours a lambrusco red. head rises fast and disappears quickly.

sour cherry and sweet tart fruit in the nose. smells like red wine mixed with juice

taste is of cherry, cranberry, and tart grapes

whatcha smell is whatcha get. was expecting it to be bitter but it was surprisingly well balanced

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Kasteel Rouge from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Beer rating: 67.4% out of 100 with 1,052 ratings
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