Petrus Aged Pale | De Brabandere

BA SCORE
90
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2,474 Ratings
Petrus Aged PalePetrus Aged Pale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Brabandere
Belgium
bavik.be

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Petrus Aged Pale is a 100% beer from our foeders. Michael Jackson, the beer hunter, chose the name in the late 1990s – and he was the first to sell this beer in his beer clubs. Today, it is still the reference for sour beers in the US. Petrus Aged Pale has won multiple gold medals in beer competitions worldwide. Moreover, ever since the start of the brewery, the beer has been used as a blending-beer with other beers to give them fresh, slightly sour flavors and aromas.

Aged in Oak foeders for over 24 months

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,474
Reviews:
713
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
13.22%
 
 
Wants:
127
Gots:
391
For Trade:
2
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Photo of Tre1994
2.47/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of dustin22martin
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Branlott42
4.45/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kmat10
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acmurphy696
4.49/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a solid beer with a pleasant scent and good taste on the tongue. It feels good on the mouth and is definitely a good beer overall. It certainly has character.

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Photo of rolltide
4.48/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of docdeens
4.69/5  rDev +17%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of byronic
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeersIsTheName
3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of joeasalasg
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Griphon
3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of trevorpost
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WesMantooth
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured gently into a tulip glass it is a mostly transparent, deep gold color and it produced a pretty substantial soapy white, semi fizzy head. Decent amount of lacing.

It smells like very ripe fruit, and funky yeast with noticeable musty/mildew like wood.

There is a sharp, sour acidic bite that settles into fruity flavors of pear, apple, and white grapes. Also oak, and a sublte darker fruit in the background.

It is crisp, and lively, but not light bodied. A decent amount of heft.

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Photo of Jjmj51
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdmundBlackadder
3.73/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.36/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kovfer
4.51/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great flavor, especially the aftertaste because of the oak barrels aging. Great musty nose.

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Photo of muirn
4.41/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GregSemenza
4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Foley67
4.7/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Buck89
4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. A slightly hazy light amber color. A modest white foamy head that slowly settled. Aromas of funky wood, oak, vanilla, and some fruity notes - tart apples and cherries. Moderately sour up front, with earthy, woody notes followed by tart cherries and then a nice citrus note. Dry and crisp on the finish.

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Photo of logicalparadox
4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BallsDeep
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Petrus Aged Pale from De Brabandere
4.01 out of 5 based on 2,474 ratings.
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