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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: 1145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (823) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 8, 2014
cloudy golden colour, some white head disappears quickly; aroma of citrus, yeast, wine cellar and wheat; tarte is fully domminated by sourness with some woody notes and dey white wine feeling; a bit like a geuze; correct beer, but not very easy to drink...a bit too much sourness

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (1544) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - FEB 7, 2014
@ Party Town / Florence KY Clear light amber, good head cover, thin bands of lace. This is a strong sour ale. Taste is wheat and malt, but it hardly matters, because the sourness arrives early and lingers late. If you enjoy Oud Bruin, Sour Ale, or even Gose, this will be a solid entry. Those expecting a Belgian Ale will enter a state of shock. Well done!

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GoufCustom (611) - HONG KONG - FEB 3, 2014


330 ml bottle bought at Craftissmo in Tsim Sha Tsui East.

Cloudy hazy golden honey colour; Three quarter finger head and soapy white foam which last for 30 seconds; Good sticky lacing with fizzy carbonation; Quite tart aroma of malt, with lactic acid, balsamic vinegar, apple wine, wood barrel and tannic; Very sour taste of malt, with strong lactic acid, vinegar, funk, grape skin, tannic, liquorices, strong lemon and grassy hops; Mid to light body, slick and astringent palate; Mouth feel is watery and very sour, with lots of lactic acid and thinned out cider vinegar which overwhelm the thin malt. Strong tannic and moderate funk, barrel taste is not apparent. Hmmm… Hoppiness is strong lemon and grassy hops taste. Potent liquorice in background meshed with grape skin and tannic for a very astringent, quite bitter but abrupt finish; Quite dry after taste; Very sour and astringent to mouth.

Comments: This is a full on Sour Pale, with in-yer-face lactic acid and stronger than cider tannic in taste. Like its Oud Bruin, though, it’s very watery, wood barrel and funk were manifested only in nose. Feel like drinking a spiked yoghurt water. It would be better if it has a thicker body plus stronger cellar taste. Okay but not arousing.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
salvaticas (360) - - JAN 31, 2014
On tap at roast. Pours a beautiful clear gold. Strong sour notes on the nose with a great sour smooth flavor with good balance. Really good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (296) - - JAN 31, 2014
Nose: Vinous, cheese, lots of lemon, farmyard, funk, basement. Taste is brie, leading to straw, lemon, then tart green apples and kiwi. Mouthfeel is light and refreshing. A nice light sour beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thechandler (577) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Pours a bubbly golden color. Aroma is tart and fruity. Flavor is very tart. Like bubbly white wine. Lots of grape and green apple. Bubbly mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GSAP (408) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2014
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (2402) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Bottle from Canal’s Hammonton. Pours out golden with a small white head. Aroma is musty basement, tart apples, funk, oak, yeasty fruit notes and light mothball. Taste is a nice balance of sweet apple, fruit and some tart funky notes. Mild wood, basement, must, pear. Overall a bit sweet for my taste in sours.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
neur0 (815) - GERMANY - JAN 21, 2014
(Flasche) Es hat eine sonnengelbe Farbe, ist klar filtriert mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist sauer, fruchtig, mit etwas würzigem Hopfen und etwas dumpf. Der Geschmack ist sauer und fruchtig, mit etwas Sauerkirsche, leichter Süße und etwas dumpf. Der Abgang ist frisch und spritzig.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badhack (278) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 19, 2014
A mild sour and tart flavor, dry in the mouth and finish. Light fruits like apple, some wood, lemon. CO2.


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