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Petrus Aged Pale - De Brabandere

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,752 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,752
Reviews: 620
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.51%
Wants: 64
Gots: 133 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
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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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Heretic42

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-14-2013 03:55:30 | More by Heretic42
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SavvyStudent

Texas

4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is one of the sweetest sours i have ever had personally. My first impression was a hit of carbonated strawberry/cherry juice. It is a little sweet for my taste but you can tell this has a masterful balance. You get the oak (almost a woods) smell straight off the nose with some other red fruits.

Worth a try and if you are not sweet-adverse...worth a pack

Serving type: on-tap

02-14-2014 19:47:25 | More by SavvyStudent
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Neorebel

New Jersey

4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Petrus pours a primarily clear golden color, with some hints of bronze. There's a thin ring of pure white sitting on top. The aroma was an excellent bouquet of floral and fruit scents, with a slight suggestion of funky yeast as well. The taste revealed the benefits of aging with a pleasant earthiness, and a tasty cider sourness. Very tart and wine-like. Moderate body with a dry mouth feel. I would have loved to have a nice cheese plate with this... maybe next time. Order this when you can fully appreciate it's delicate beauty... this is one fine sour.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 10:06:05 | More by Neorebel
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brianmandell

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-23-2013 04:07:58 | More by brianmandell
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -14%

12-13-2013 03:03:25 | More by TypsiYpsi
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core42

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-15-2014 15:19:57 | More by core42
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Jeeb

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-13-2013 02:01:53 | More by Jeeb
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monkeybeerbelly

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-19-2014 20:53:01 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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snansel

Missouri

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-18-2014 18:20:22 | More by snansel
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SpongeRuiner

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-10-2013 00:19:58 | More by SpongeRuiner
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Shawner

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-02-2014 21:24:54 | More by Shawner
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benclimbs

California

4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had this beer at cafe delirium in Brussels - one of their selected beers.

Beautiful golden color with thick head and lacing.

Amazing fresh fruit notes mixed with some vanilla oak sweetness.

Very very complex taste, all kinds of fruit with a nice sour citrus kick and some oaky deliciousness.

awesome oak afed sour beer - this was one of the most complex aged sours i've had - i'm not an expert in these beers and am just getting into them, but this kicked the crap out of the 9 or so others that i've had.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2009 22:31:52 | More by benclimbs
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auroracrisis

Kentucky

3.6/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750ml into a Duvel tulip, no visible dating on the bottle or cork.

Rich orange with yellow highlights with spotty carbonation and plenty of clarity. Decadent head that dissipates away into some nice lacing and a collar.

Tart lemon rind and moldy oranges. A small touch of funky goat cheese. Some taffy like candy qualities to this as well as a touch of wood.

Some citrus on the tongue. Lemon and orange rind, with some moldy lime qualities. A little bit of cheesey funk with oak and that taffy sweetness comes through in the end and remains dominant.

Thin-medium with spotty carbonation and a little bit of stickyness yet crisp at the same time.

Moderate citrus and funk with some sticky sweetness. An okay mass produced sour ale that is a good table beer for a meal. Cheap and readily available but not too authentic or sophisticated.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2011 06:48:26 | More by auroracrisis
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CaptainIPA

Wisconsin

4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served on-tap @ Cafe Hollander in 'Tosa and presented in a Petrus flute. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a pale brass color with a pencil-width head with good retention and fine lacing. Aromas of sour apples and freshly cut grass.

Crisp and dry with a thin-bodied mouthfeel. Opens with an initial hit of copper penny and moves into flavors of green apples and sour cherries. Super dry with puckering citrus notes and suggestions of cider. More lemon sours. Progresses into a champagne-like middle. A very subtle note of vanilla surfaces before flowing into a powder-dry finish.

Very nice balance of sour, tart and citrus fruits. If you're looking for a pucker-worthy sour that's actually sessionable, Petrus Aged Pale is for you. Highly recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

10-20-2010 16:15:44 | More by CaptainIPA
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-06-2014 03:28:45 | More by bulldogg915
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caverog

California

3.5/5  rDev -14%

11-14-2013 02:40:15 | More by caverog
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DCgolfpro

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

07-20-2013 19:53:01 | More by DCgolfpro
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-21-2013 17:22:52 | More by RichardMNixon
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Ak555667

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-02-2013 01:53:31 | More by Ak555667
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drebrew

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-11-2013 01:31:16 | More by drebrew
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-02-2014 14:52:44 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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hannydawg

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From an 11.2 oz bottle in an Ithaca Exclesior! tulip.

A - Gold in color with a slight orange tint. A two and a half finger head quickly falls leaving lacing reminiscent of a BSPA.

S- A bit of lacto-funkiness, not too overpowering with heavy fruitiness for the style . Tart apple, pineapple, and mango predominate. A bit of pit fruit as well.

T- Quite tart, oak flavor balance well with the tartness and sweetness provided by the fruit. Not as complex as many of the style, more of a very balanced nature.

M- Low carbonation after the initial pour, quite puckering, but overall a medium body.

O- At the pricepoint, it is hard to beat. Nice everyday Oud Bruin.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2011 05:05:29 | More by hannydawg
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into wine glass.

A - Beautiful pale brown color, with lots of head (2 fingers).

S - A nice dry, oak smell, lots of mild, sour smells.

T - Superb. Very bold in sour flavors, yet smooth. If this were your first sour beer, you couldn't help but want more. Not at all overpowering in sour, tart tastes. This is just so delicious.

M - Just right for the beer. Medium bodied.

O - Much better than the regular Petrus flanders beer. More bold sour flavors that go so well with the other complext tastes. I'll definitely have this again.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 23:43:08 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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Oboogie

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-28-2012 18:01:58 | More by Oboogie
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6demonbag

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

12-14-2012 04:37:18 | More by 6demonbag
Petrus Aged Pale from De Brabandere
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