Petrus Oud Bruin | De Brabandere

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Brabandere
Belgium
bavik.be

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,308
Reviews:
589
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
12.53%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
132
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3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WiggyKGB
3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ginepiece
3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GrimGuzzler
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Haybeerman
3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mig100
3.47/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WalkerHater
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kruja5
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jspaner
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GregSemenza
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breadwinner
3.46/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Tons of grape flavor in the nose -- like cough syrup, or Gatorade, or some other artificial smelling aroma -- with the faintest hint of tartness/lacto. Palate is a little sweet, still some of that grape/dark fruit, a light but present tartness. It's not offensive, and I like it better than the nose. It's serviceable, I guess, but the Aged Pale is really where Petrus shines.

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Photo of gregcordle
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wlfmaldon1
3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stolenface1
3.41/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chrisjws
4.08/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Tracker83
3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of infinitebruner
4.23/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

August 27, 2015

11.2 oz bottle, tulip

A – Deep, dark brown, though with high clarity, the color of cola. A big moussy head of 1-2 inches, with long retention.

S – Tart cherries, cola, and a bit of licorice. Hints of chocolate and also slightly nutty. But the tart fruit aroma is the star. No hop aroma.

T – Again tart cherry, the lactobacillus is prominent but very balanced, allowing cola, brown sugar, and light chocolate to show through. Also some acetic, vinegar-like but pleasant flavor on the finish. No hop flavor.

M – Very high carbonation, though spritzy feel because of a medium-light body. Only slightly puckering tartness, with a touch of strong acidity on the finish, and moderately dry throughout.

O – Long ago, this was one of the first sours I tried, and it has held up as a well-balanced, very drinkable example. A great beer.

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2.7/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tekstr1der
3.44/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Didn't like this one. Pours slightly reddish brown with some light brown big bubbles. Aroma is light, though I can smell the tartness to come. Sour flavors ruin what could be nice notes of sweet berries. This was close to the drain.

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Photo of captaincoffee
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Deep brown with light tan head that is extremely dense...looks like craters on the moon as patches break away. Lots of lacing. Nose is...uuummm...where is it? Light malt and just a little oak. Not really any fruit or funk...only the lightest vinous qualities. Flavor is similar. Like a brown ale more than an old ale. Not bad, but diappointing. Dull. Not picking up on almost any of the interesting notes mentioned in some of the other reviews. Nothing bad however.

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4.37/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Petrus Oud Bruin from De Brabandere
3.67 out of 5 based on 1,308 ratings.
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