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Petrus Oud Bruin - De Brabandere

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BA SCORE
83
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954 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 954
Reviews: 536
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.32%


Brewed by:
De Brabandere visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2002)
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A - reddish, caramel amber with a soft, thin, white lacing of head

S - cherries, tart, some faint malty aromas

T - tart, sweet, cherries, creamy, some diacetyl, some faint alcohol

M - medium bodied, well carbonated, crisp

This is a decent beer. The only slight defect is the faint diacetylic creamy notes. Otherwise, this is a smooth, slightly tart, fruity beer. It's highly drinkable and very smooth. Anyone who likes the style or likes sours should definitely try this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 19:02:10 | More by tdm168
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330ml bottle. Snifter glass. Deep reddish brown, mahogany tints to the light. Beige froth shows nice retention & lacing. Oak, sour berry & grape aromas, tartar hues & slight sweetness. Tartar/sourness, fruity & woody notes over toasted malts on the forefront. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Silky palate, dense to watery texture. As expected from aromas, harsh tartiness remains in the middle & lingers into the finish. Thankfully, toasted maltiness holds it, making it refreshing instead of bothering. Grape & wood on the aftertaste. Sometimes I wonder if it is a malty wine –just kidding!, it´s a good job & nice spot of the Style. Suggested pairing with heavy spiced cooked beef meat.

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3.69/5  rDev +0.3%
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Picked this up at Brewer's Haven in Boise.

A- Pours a dark reddish brown with a latte colored head. Large bubble disparate quickly.

S- Subtle, dark fruits, Belgian yeast slight sour melony nose. Smells like a slightly sour quad.

T- Similar to the smell, very light sourness, dark fruit dominates but the flavor is surprisingly light.

M- Heavy bodied and carbonated, slightly syrupy.

O- Good beer, surprisingly light and easy to drink. I would have liked more flavor , but it was good overall. I'd have it again.

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Petrus Oud Bruin from De Brabandere
83 out of 100 based on 954 ratings.