Petrus Aged Pale | De Brabandere

BA SCORE
90
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2,454 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:
2,454
Reviews:
705
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
13.22%
 
 
Wants:
125
Gots:
386
For Trade:
2
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4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -25.2%

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4.8/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.2/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of DonsterCalamari
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Nice full sour with complex flavors and a good balance.

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of mdube0378
4.24/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.44/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.44/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of MisterGone
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Poured from a 330 into a standard pint (the tulip was dirty and I was lazy). The light haze in the gold was lovely. The aroma offered a hint of the sour to come with some citrussy character from a hoppy beer. But the taste was just a wonderful level tartness that was like nothing I had encountered. This is the beer that set me off on a long run of sours. It is therefore my benchmark since it was my first sour. I may revise once I have had more from this style, but this will be a repeat purchase.

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3.25/5  rDev -19%

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3/5  rDev -25.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.24/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.6/5  rDev +14.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -19%

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3.6/5  rDev -10.2%

Petrus Aged Pale from De Brabandere
4.01 out of 5 based on 2,454 ratings.
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