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Petrus Oud Bruin - De Brabandere

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BA SCORE
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1,055 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,055
Reviews: 545
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 16
Gots: 56 | FT: 0
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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stealth

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

06-19-2012 11:08:38 | More by stealth
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SourAddict

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-18-2012 01:07:35 | More by SourAddict
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dojii54


4/5  rDev +8.7%

06-08-2012 18:06:24 | More by dojii54
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-06-2012 03:39:32 | More by MacStinson
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TheBeerologist

Rhode Island

2.65/5  rDev -28%

750 poured into a snifter

Pours a dark reddish brown with a finger thick head.

Smells of vinegar, lemon and dark cherry.

Taste is actually pretty bland for a Oud Bruin, a bit of cherry with a slight pucker to it, but no lingering notes at all and fairly underwhelming.

Very easy to drink, not much body and lightly carbonated.

This beer looked great and smelled nice, but was underwhelming when it came to the taste/body department. That said it is easy to drink and may be great to introduce others to sours before diving all the way in.

06-05-2012 00:39:16 | More by TheBeerologist
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Zakk

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.7%

06-02-2012 23:37:09 | More by Zakk
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Ranz

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

05-31-2012 02:43:37 | More by Ranz
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GennyCreamAle

New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

05-29-2012 00:25:21 | More by GennyCreamAle
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4.23/5  rDev +14.9%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours dark brown with a head of fizzy mostly white foam. Strong fruity smell - cherries. Woodsy taste, with some sour. Not nearly as sour as the aged pale - much more balanced with a sour close.

An easy drinker. Good option for someone looking to get started in the world of sours.

05-19-2012 19:18:14 | More by KTCamm
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-04-2012 00:36:28 | More by martyl1000
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +6%

Rich warm medium brown crowned with a sepia/tan 1/4" head. 4.0

Oxidized apple and date sweetness, tart skins, acetic quality, and rich malts. 3.5

More of that browning flesh apple with a vinegary note, crisp aged hop, and dried date/fig sweetness. Lovely. 4.0

Mellow and creamy with a silky body and tight carb. A selling point. 4.0

04-30-2012 20:43:39 | More by thecheapies
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Tobe


3.35/5  rDev -9%

This beer poured a ruby red with little to no head. Upon first appearance it looks brown but once held against the light it shows it's true roots.

The aroma is absolute pure sour/sweet. Light vinegar bitterness up front but a mellower fruit quality hidden in the background.

This was a wonderful sour ale as the taste goes. Bitter/tart flavor up front but some hidden fruit in the finish. An easy drinking sour beer this can be enjoyed and shared without losing any of its appeal.

Nice presence on the palate makes this a beer worth coming back to. I recommend this beer to anyone looking to get into sour ales and needs something not overbearing to start their journey from. I beer that I have overlooked for too long but will now be sharing with friends for some time to come.

04-30-2012 18:49:40 | More by Tobe
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herman77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-29-2012 23:30:38 | More by herman77
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

04-24-2012 03:48:06 | More by ucsbmullet
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-23-2012 14:20:16 | More by tobelerone
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-21-2012 05:00:33 | More by TheRuss9585
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halo913

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-21-2012 03:59:03 | More by halo913
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +12.2%

Poured on-tap and served in a tulip, the beer is a dark brown color with ruby highlights and a thin, smooth coating of light brown foam. Aromas of dates, leather, raisin, and peat. Good earthy and sweet nose. Flavors are rich and layered, with a mocha coffee backbone giving rise to some slightly sour currant and wine-like characteristics. Tangy, old world fruit characters highlight the brew, such as plum, fig, and raisin. The light body and carbonation keep the beer crisp, and avoid the cloying mouthfeel. The aftertaste is a dark, rich sweetness with a subtle sour tang. Clean, slightly astringent finish that gives a touch of pucker in mouth. Good, easy to drink beer. This would make the perfect gateway beer for people venturing into the world of Flanders/sours.

04-17-2012 17:37:34 | More by GarthDanielson
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avaldivia

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-14-2012 07:46:34 | More by avaldivia
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BeerShman

California

3/5  rDev -18.5%

04-13-2012 05:56:51 | More by BeerShman
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SnatchyMcPants

Indiana

3/5  rDev -18.5%

04-10-2012 20:55:40 | More by SnatchyMcPants
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srobertson59

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-05-2012 01:10:22 | More by srobertson59
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polishkaz

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-27-2012 23:55:15 | More by polishkaz
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-25-2012 13:59:40 | More by brez8791
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-21-2012 21:10:18 | More by PEIhop
Petrus Oud Bruin from De Brabandere
83 out of 100 based on 1,055 ratings.