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Petrus Aged Red - De Brabandere

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BA SCORE
85
very good

621 Ratings
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Ratings: 621
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 14
Gots: 74 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
De Brabandere visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Sludgeman on 03-01-2013

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Photo of CrazyDavros
2.53/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Pours dark red with a large head.
Aromas of cherry and marzipan. Smells like cherry wine.
Flavours include more cherry, marzipan and a very slight acidity. Pretty cloyingly sweet.

Photo of heygeebee
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - dark red, short lasting one finger head, spotty lace.
S - plums, molasses
T - cherries, plums, molasses, tart, hint vinegar, lots of malt
M - light, fizzy, warming from alcohol
O - well priced sour, easy drinking for a palate used to intense sours. Nice.

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Maverickdp
4.21/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mchegash
3.91/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 25.4oz bottle into a 16oz Belgian glass.

Appearance - 4/5
Very dark red-brown, with two fingers of brown-pink foamy head. Very hazy. When held up to bright light can see a bunch of carbonation rising up the beer.

Smell - 4.25/5
Dark-chocolate covered cherries. Very intense cherry smell, slightly alcoholic.

Taste - 3.75/5
Deep cherry, with hints of chocolate. Overall, the flavor is cherry, cherry and more cherry. It's not a bad taste, just not super complex.

Mouthfeel - 4/5
Medium body, smooth, slightly crisp.. Little to no bitterness. Medium level of light-intensity carbonation.

Overall - 3.75/5
If you love cherries, you will LOVE this beer. If you are a normal person and think cherries are decently tasty, you will like this beer, but perhaps get tired of it quick. It tastes like cherries, but not much else. A tasty beer, just not super complex, and one that I wouldn't want much more than one glass of.

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of qchic
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TylerKitchens
4.01/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bcsbeer
4.04/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of caples69
4.03/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Catracho5
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a Belgian style tulip glass

A: Dark red with a reddish head that dissipated fairly quick, some lacing, carbonation streaming off the bottom, ruby edges, looks great.

A: Big cherry aroma right up front, not picking up much else.

T: Big cherry flavors, mild tart, sour in the middle, not picking up any of the oak, very dry finish, slight alcohol on the finish.

M: Lots of carbonation, dry finish.

O: Not as impressed as with the aged Pale ale, this is still a good beer with lots of cherry, would like to get some more sour tart flavors and maybe some oak, but if you're looking for a cherry bomb, this is your beer. At 8.5% ABV the alcohol is well hidden.

Photo of Vagen
4.62/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I'm partial to Flanders red

Photo of ZaxGhost
3.23/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rongenna
4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Warcomet
4.75/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I love this here beer

Photo of chossboss
3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DanielSolorzano
2.13/5  rDev -43.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Way too much cherry. Not nearly enough sour. Tastes like cherry cough syrup

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.18/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dabarton
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of theschmooz
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dleiner
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ferris22
3.17/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Beerbuddy21
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Markwas
3.93/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Petrus Aged Red from De Brabandere
85 out of 100 based on 621 ratings.