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Petrus Aged Pale - De Brabandere

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Petrus Aged PalePetrus Aged Pale

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2,101 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,101
Reviews: 657
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 93
Gots: 238 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-27-2001

Developed from Petrus Oud Bruin; a paler version of a traditional local style.
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: pours a clear yellow with a finger of white head that fades into a thin ring with no lacing.

S: Belgian candy sugar and sweet breads up front before a hefty kick of sour and tart fruits, Champagne, sour apples, and oak.

T: huge sourness and tartness here. Sour apples, tart cherries and raspberries, lemons, and limes. Oak and Belgian candy notes underneath. The finish is tart and clean.

M: light body with medium carbonation, this beer is dry and very drinkable.

O: despite not looking like much, this is one of the tastiest and easily accessible sours out there. Super tart and refreshing.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Raul is going to call this the "windex" beer because it is just so damn clean. Now, this is not the best; Raul is not gonna say that this is the "end all be all;" but like Candice Swanapaol washing her windows... Yep!

It's clean, it's smooth, it's tart... What else is there to ask for?

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3.4/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

As I am just rediscovering sour beers, and given my love for the pales of this world, it was natural that I try this one.

On draught at the Davis Beer Shoppe, it came with a strong recommendation, one that was more than justified. Crystal-clear pale amber with a thick head and a strong sour nose, it is remarkably smooth, which was quite a surprise. The sour is very much in the forefront, but the slightly hoppy finish is a bit of a surprise.

It turns out that the ten-ounce pour was just right for me. Enough is as good as a feast, as they say.

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.87/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a wine taster. The color is clear light golden. There isn't much of a head; and what is there doesn't last long. Love the color; bummer about the head.

The aroma is full of apple with a hint of grapes. Very nice aroma here.

The taste is mostly clean tartness with a hint of sweet vinegar in the finish.

This is medium to full bodied. The carbonation is soft.

I like this one alright and I'd happily drink it again to satiate my wild ale thirst.

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Petrus Aged Pale from De Brabandere
91 out of 100 based on 2,101 ratings.