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Petrus Aged Pale - De Brabandere

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,860 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,860
Reviews: 628
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 68
Gots: 157 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
De Brabandere visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Developed from Petrus Oud Bruin; a paler version of a traditional local style.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-27-2001)
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

07-24-2012 02:55:55 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

02-28-2013 23:18:17 | More by dvmin98
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Kevlee722

Washington

4/5  rDev -2%

01-26-2013 02:25:55 | More by Kevlee722
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jlisuk

California

4/5  rDev -2%

07-16-2013 05:15:28 | More by jlisuk
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nyrblue2

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

03-09-2014 02:09:11 | More by nyrblue2
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BrandonBahula

California

4/5  rDev -2%

A- Lighter than I expected. Not much head but it's a sour.
S- I really enjoyed the smell. Nice sour/tart smell with a little sweetness followed by a hint of oak.
T- More sour than sweet. Real clean sourness with oak in the finish.
M- Light on the body with lots of bubbles.
O- Great for building the palate up to more complexed sours but more easily attainable than others. This is a beer that helped introduce me to a style I'd otherwise ignore. Thank you Petrus and may I somehow receive one of your wooden casks.

11-18-2013 07:00:24 | More by BrandonBahula
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

A: Poured a hazy golden orange with a frothy 2 finger white head that left a spotchy trail lacing down the sides of the glass.

S: really spicy, fruity, and tart with some oranges, apples and sour dough.

T: The initial flavor had a nice, subtle tartness, with sour fruit (apples, pears) with a slight yeastiness and sour dough notes. There was a noticeable lemony citrus hopping with some sour oranges and a peppery finish.

M: tingly and lively from the abundant carbonation and was slightly acidic.

D: A nice crisp, dry tart drinking aged pale that was unique with just enough to keep it interesting and one you could easily drink in multiples due to is smooth and eloquent sourness.

04-09-2008 22:57:07 | More by beerthulhu
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Diomede

California

4/5  rDev -2%

11-27-2011 21:38:11 | More by Diomede
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TruePerception

California

4/5  rDev -2%

11-12-2013 07:52:21 | More by TruePerception
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Jlog7910

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2%

06-09-2014 12:06:39 | More by Jlog7910
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

11-25-2011 17:01:56 | More by mdillon86
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Lurkerson

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

02-04-2014 03:38:16 | More by Lurkerson
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2%

Bottle: Poured a yellow color ale with an average pure white foamy head with some retention and minimal lacing. Aroma consists of Brett and oak notes with some barnyard funky notes. Taste is also dominated by some Brett notes with distinctive notes of barnyard and funk. Oak is also present but no vinous notes could be detected. Full body with good carbonation. Very well done and easily drinkable.

01-11-2009 03:56:57 | More by Phyl21ca
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

06-09-2013 16:46:27 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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Eurytos

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

01-07-2012 01:10:45 | More by Eurytos
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Jay864SC

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

11-20-2011 22:57:14 | More by Jay864SC
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rumorsofsurf

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

05-21-2012 02:40:52 | More by rumorsofsurf
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andthevolcano

Delaware

4/5  rDev -2%

07-20-2013 16:57:28 | More by andthevolcano
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blivingston1985

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

03-25-2014 00:04:44 | More by blivingston1985
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev -2%

04-19-2014 08:03:24 | More by largadeer
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angrybabboon

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2%

Split with Goblinmunkey7

Consumed 8/19/12

Appearance: Pale, golden yellow - fizzy white head, keeps a fizzy white head, mostly clear, leaves a few spics of lacing

Smell: Waves of sour and tart, with some straight-up acidity and Belgian yeast - some light fruits (apples, berries, some citrus), and some light sweetness - sour and interesting

Taste: Prickling acidity and sour, with some light sweetness and lots of fruits - like tart apples, white grapes, oranges, lemons, and pineapples - some wood - some pale malts at the base - lightly bitter, but this is really about the sour

Mouthfeel: Medium body, nicely carbonated, lingering puckering sourness

Overall: Way more interesting than expected

This is more sour than some beers that are explicitly advertized as "sour." Seriously, this is intensely tart and sour. Not for anyone afraid of sour.

08-20-2012 00:40:46 | More by angrybabboon
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

06-03-2013 00:32:34 | More by Chugs13
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scottyshades

Florida

4/5  rDev -2%

A: Pours pale and slightly cloudy straw color.
The head is small, whispy and dissipates quickly

S: Light vinegar (like apple vinegar), orchard fruits, and an underlying sweetness. Pretty complex, and I am not familiar with the style enough to pick this apart

T: Good sourness, touch of vinegar, lots of fruit. Pretty refreshing actually. But again, not familiar enough with the style

MF/D: Solid carbonation, sour throughout, finish of vinegar and over-ripe fruit

Notes: thanks to the guys at Greenville Beer Exchange for the advice

01-19-2011 21:37:40 | More by scottyshades
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bismarksays

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2%

01-16-2013 06:05:59 | More by bismarksays
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Erdinger2003

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2%

Pours out a small head that goes away and leaves a lacing that's kinda weak. The color is golden like champagne. Smell is sour, so is the taste. It's very fruity and sour at the same time. Mouthfeel is very good and I wouldn't mind having another one of these.

03-14-2006 07:44:22 | More by Erdinger2003
Petrus Aged Pale from De Brabandere
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