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Petrus Winter #9 - De Brabandere

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BA SCORE
87
very good

117 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 117
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
De Brabandere visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OWSLEY069 on 09-30-2011)
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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JohnBender

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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kustard

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

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BucannonXC5

California

4.1/5  rDev +5.7%

Type: Draft
Glass: 0.25L (8.5 oz.) glass
From: Blind Lady Ale House in Normal Heights (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $4.00 (with progressive Friday)
Purchased: Feb. 21, 2014
Consumed: Feb. 21, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Poured a brownish red, almost mahogany color with 3-to-4 fingers of khaki tan head. Sporadic spots of lacing all around the sides. Average-to-above average retention on the top.

Smelled dark fruits, dark sour cherry, plum, dark raspberry and black cherry first, then got wintery spices - nutmeg, molasses, caramel, gingerbread and cinnamon. What a mix.

Tasted more what I was expecting with the wintry mix. Got nutmeg, cinnamon, gingerbread and molasses. Sour notes were still there with dark grape, bourbon, black cherry and sour cherry.

Medium body. Oily-to-creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long warming finish.

A very good and unusual winter beer. Would love to try it again.

02-23-2014 07:29:20 | More by BucannonXC5
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Texas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Pennsylvania

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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +5.4%

These were originally marked at $9.99 but giant eagle was clearing them out for $6.99. Belgium Bomber score!

A - Ah nice carbonation a 2+ inch deep mocha head sits atop of a clear cherry brown very dark hue. Slow fizz out rate and decent lacing.
S - Smell is sweet with rum soaked breads, fruity yeasts, and some hard candies. Smell is not very heavy despite the high ABV.
T - Up front I get an oaky cinnamon stick nutmeg flavor that reminds us so of winter. Body is mostly candied sugars and some overripe banana.
M - Not that heavy in fact I would have guessed not over 7%. I really like how the yeast is not very heavy making for easy drinking.

Overall 7 bucks well spent this beer is pretty tasty. Wish I would have gotten to it sooner when the spices were more pronounced but its fine the way it is now.

01-27-2014 01:46:51 | More by DrDemento456
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Illinois

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Petrus Winter #9 from De Brabandere
87 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.