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Petrus Aged Pale

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75
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Brewed by Bavik-De Brabandere
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Harelbeke, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Our Petrus Aged Pale is an undiluted old beer, only to be exported to the US.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1027) - PORTUGAL - JUL 22, 2014
Shared a 33cl bottle. Pours a clear pale copper colour with a thin off-white head that quickly vanishes. Wood, sour and fruit in the aroma. Average to soft carbonation and medium oily body. Taste is sour, tart with some caramel notes. A bit punchy if you are not prepared. Overall, a very good beer that stands out of the normal ones.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nische (649) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2014
Yellow gold color with a fizzy white head that dissipated quickly. Very tart, sour flavor. Punchy, citrus and cherry. Finish is very tart and trails off very slowly.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (2396) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 16, 2014
Thanks to John for sharing! Sweet caramel and slightly wood-sour in the nose. The beer starts sour-woody, fresh. Very nice sourish-woody. Like a flemish red ale aged in wood. The aftertaste is smooth, fresh, woody-sourish, red fruit, easy to drink for the 7.3%.
Nice, but not too deep! 12/12/13/12

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (1481) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUL 16, 2014
Thanks John! Pours a pretty golden color with a small off white head. The smell is cherry, sweet fruit. The taste is a nice sweet sour thing with oak, cherry, ending dry and tart. The body is medium with fine carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5333) - Ohio, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle from old backlog notes 07. Pours a hazy dark golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have tart fruit, stone fruit, oak, mildly acidi, would be a good iintroduction to sours as its more tart than anything, somewhat dry on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (649) - Samarate, ITALY - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle@ home. Giallo dorato, limpida con schiuma bianca, fine non molto persistente. aroma acetico, legno, scorza di limone, speziato di vaniglia , ricorda un po’ una cantina ed ha note di alcool. Gusto secco, fruttato agrumato scorza di limone. Acida, vinosa-acetica. Di nuovo un sentore di cantina e di legno. Corpo pieno abbastanza carbonata. Spigolosa, non molto calda. Equilibrato ed armonico.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (2900) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: From Belgoklubben, had at home.
Appearance: Golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Vinous, sour, tart, grape, citrus.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, caramel, fruit, tart, sour, spices.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
indianabeerman (40) - Indiana, USA - JUN 27, 2014
pretty tasty, was quite sour and very tart. a sipper for sure. pours a gold with little head. the aroma gives no indication to what is to come.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3441) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle: Brassy, clear, bubbly gold with a short white head. Musty apricot aroma. Taste is very sour and tart, apple-apricot. Vinegar, lemon, white grapes. Crisp and tart.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
obguthr (3653) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Mild kumquat and currant nose with even milder oak, a bit of funk. Clear amber, medium head. Quite sour, lime is dominant, but cherry is also present. Finishes with oak. Medium body, cask-like smooth carbonation. Lacks the complexities of a gueuze, but is similarly tasty and refreshing. Really good, and probably Petrus’ best beer.


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