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Petrus Aged Pale - De Brabandere

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,934 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,934
Reviews: 634
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 75
Gots: 172 | 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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4/5  rDev -2%

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

cliff1066, Dec 16, 2012
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woodchip, Jul 18, 2013
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jcoulighan, Mar 31, 2013
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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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Lagardner, Sep 22, 2014
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TheMrFarnham, Jul 12, 2013
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gr8zehaman, Nov 22, 2013
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Yorr, Jul 04, 2012
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JohnnyNicks, Mar 04, 2014
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atlbravsrno1, Jul 14, 2014
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ewright, Jun 01, 2012
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Keith_R, Sep 20, 2012
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HereforBeer, Apr 06, 2014
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Chrixsus, Jun 25, 2012
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dexterk1, Dec 19, 2013
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dejrrma, Jul 10, 2012
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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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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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4/5  rDev -2%

dvmin98, Feb 28, 2013
Petrus Aged Pale from De Brabandere
91 out of 100 based on 1,934 ratings.