Petrus Aged Pale | De Brabandere

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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:
2,464
Reviews:
709
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
13.22%
 
 
Wants:
127
Gots:
390
For Trade:
2
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

11.2 oz bottle was poured into a snifter.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that for the most part is still there. It is a golden straw yellow with great clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Oakey, sour, funky, sweet pale malts, chardonnay grapes, apples,

Taste: Tart, sour, bready, and bitter. Super pucker of a beer. Some oak and chardonnay grapes in there too.

Mouthfeel: A little smooth, pucker, chewy, a bit dry, low to medium carbonation, and light to medium bodied.

Overall: Wow, I might have to get more of these soon. Pretty solid beer.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy straw yellow color with a small soapy white head. Champagne like carbonation streaming through the glass.

Smell: Smell is very tart with notes of white grape, green apple, lemon.

Taste: Sour apple, vinegar, white wine, lemon. There's a hint of sweetness that helps cut the sourness/tartness.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with high carbonation

Overall: Really tasty beer and a bit of a pleasant surprise considering I wasn't that impressed with the Petrus Oud Bruin. Worth picking up a bottle if you see it.

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Petrus Aged Pale from De Brabandere
4.01 out of 5 based on 2,464 ratings.
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