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Petrus Aged Pale - De Brabandere

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Petrus Aged PalePetrus Aged Pale

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1,996 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,996
Reviews: 640
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 80
Gots: 184 | 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%

jminch, May 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a light golden yellow color with a small white head. The head fades slow, leaving many laces.

This beer has a sour aroma. It also smells slightly citrusy. It also has a slight fruity aroma. Some cherrys are present. Not much else as far as aroma.

This beer tastes much like it smells. Sour up front. Behind that, some cherry flavor, and a slight citrus tint to it.

This beer leaves a tart, sour aftertaste. It is highly carbonated.

I doubt this beer would make a great session beer. It is very aggressive. I think after one or two, it would become hard to drink.

Overall: This beer is pretty good. I think I like most sour beers. I will buy it again sometime.

OStrungT, Oct 22, 2006
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4/5  rDev -2%

LaurensDeJong, Feb 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

girllovesbier, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

cdm1313, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

ONovoMexicano, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

mdaschaf, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

12 oz bottle into pint glass - Part of "Sour Power" six pack

A- Clean and clear, pale yellow with thin white head
S- Tart... saliva inducing, like green apples and a bit of wine vinigar
T- Just like the nose advertises, this is tart like green apple with a bit of vinigar. Maybe white grape peels too
M- Thin, but fine

O- Very nice sour. Much better than the rest in the "sour power" sixer.

PBRmeasap1980, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

dertyd, Jul 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

cfadams17, Sep 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

Oboogie, Dec 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

fullmetal1381, Apr 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

cliff1066, Dec 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

woodchip, Jul 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

jcoulighan, Mar 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

BigJim5021, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 mL bottle poured into a goblet.

Appearance - Between copper and golden colored body. Very pale for an Oud Bruin. Small head that doesn't last long. Some lacing on the surface, but not a lot of action, really.

Smell - Sour apples and lemon tartness. A bit of yeastiness lingers, but the tart smells are dominant.

Taste - Much like the smell. Sour apples and citrus tartness. I don't get the oak that other reviews have said, which I kind of like. Very crisp flavor, even if it's not just tart. The aftertaste has just a hint of sweetness, or maybe it's just the sourness dying off.

Mouthfeel - Good carbonation that makes it feel light. It's light in itself, but there is an oily feeling that is left on the tongue after the swallow. Interesting, but not bad.

Overall - I don't think this is an Oud Bruin at all. I'm no expert, but this is too light and has a different sort of sour to it. I really like it, but I don't know about the category.

Alieniloquium, Jun 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2%

Lagardner, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

mjstacker, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

gr8zehaman, Nov 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

Yorr, Jul 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

JohnnyNicks, Mar 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 14, 2014
Petrus Aged Pale from De Brabandere
92 out of 100 based on 1,996 ratings.