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Petrus Aged Pale - De Brabandere

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Petrus Aged PalePetrus Aged Pale

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1,889 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,889
Reviews: 632
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 69
Gots: 161 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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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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4/5  rDev -2%

Chrixsus, Jun 25, 2012
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dexterk1, Dec 19, 2013
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dejrrma, Jul 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The body had a bright golden color than darker near the edges. The head was effervescent and lively with a fair amount of retention.

The aroma is deeply fruity with more orchard than tropical. I certainly catch the aromas of pear and Apple with a bit of straw, but tones of oak, lemon, peach and earth can definitely be had.

The flavor reminds me of a Golden Ale with a strong pear and Apple flavor. The oak is subdued but trace evidence is found on the palate. Notes of earthy straw and lemon help to stabilize the finish.

The feel is quite lively on the tongue but never harsh and very light.

This is a very good beer, despite it not being what I'd expect from an Oud Bruin.

KYGunner, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

Eaglefan344, Mar 08, 2013
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sammo, Aug 18, 2012
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Kunstman, Jul 22, 2013
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JeffreyJDavis, Jul 24, 2012
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dvmin98, Feb 28, 2013
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Kevlee722, Jan 26, 2013
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jlisuk, Jul 16, 2013
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nyrblue2, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

BrandonBahula, Nov 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

beerthulhu, Apr 09, 2008
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Diomede, Nov 27, 2011
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Jlog7910, Jun 09, 2014
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mdillon86, Nov 25, 2011
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Lurkerson, Feb 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Phyl21ca, Jan 11, 2009
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4/5  rDev -2%

Eurytos, Jan 07, 2012
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Jay864SC, Nov 20, 2011
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rumorsofsurf, May 21, 2012
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andthevolcano, Jul 20, 2013
Petrus Aged Pale from De Brabandere
91 out of 100 based on 1,889 ratings.