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Petrus Oud Bruin - De Brabandere

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1,036 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,036
Reviews: 545
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 16
Gots: 53 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
De Brabandere visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2002)
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Reviews by ablaze:
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ablaze

Alberta (Canada)

3.2/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark ruby-brown, nice creamy, frothy one-inch head. Lacing is slow and sticky, looks great. I used a tulip.

Scent is immediately of sugary, ripe red grapes. Slight musty sourness.

Softly tart; young plums drawing out to a metallic, bland middle and leafy, very subdued sour finish. Malt pops through late. Thin body, a bit watery with mild carbonation, but refreshing. Reminiscent of Welch's grape juice, tart but sweet at the same time...

A passive beer and a recommended starter to the Flanders style, easy to drink...wouldn't mind seeing it on tap or at a more reasonable price, but certainly not exceptional.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2008 23:59:59 | More by ablaze
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A- Dark, dark brown. Thin tan head. No lacing
S- Slight sour - funk. Gets a little salivation
T- Mehh. A very slight sweetness on the begining, but not much flavor. Tiny bit of tart/sourness on the end
M- Smooth, but nothing intersting

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4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
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Small bottle into Duvel tulip glass.

Murky medium brown. Small-medium head.

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Petrus Oud Bruin from De Brabandere
83 out of 100 based on 1,036 ratings.