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

bottled
common

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1206   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2180) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2014
I didn’t expect it, but this was actually a very good beer. Nice sour taste of oak and fruits. Good one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuedmaster (211) - Vista, California, USA - MAY 9, 2014
750 ml. bottle from the local liquor store. Pours the color of golden honey with a small white head that maintains and leaves lacing. Aroma of sour cherries, oak, slight vinegar, I detect some hay or herbal aromas as well. Tastes quite dry and tart with a slight woodiness, but has a refreshing flavor and a good balance of sweet, sour, and bitter. Very unique and an interesting combination of flavors. The 7.3% abv is well hidden. A very lively palate with a medium body, thin texture, average carbonation, and a sour and dry finish. A very nice sour ale, would repeat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (3916) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Location: Draft at Max’s on Broad, 5/3/14

Aroma: The nose is sour, with some wood, oak, and a good amount of earth
Appearance: It pours a pale golden color with a fluffy white head and decent lace
Flavor: The flavor is similar, sour flavor and wood, with some earth
Palate: The body is medium, with a slightly pucking mouthfeel, and a sharp finish
Overall Impression: I thought this was a pretty solid and tasty sour. It has a nice combination of flavors that work nicely together. Nice stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1418) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - MAY 8, 2014
On tap at Thirsty Monk, Asheville, NC. Yellowish-orange pour with a short white head. Aroma of lemon zest and cherry. Lightly sour taste with notes of apple cider vinegar and tart fruit. Clean finish. A very good sour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4596) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle @ Mile End, Brooklyn. Slghtly hazy gold with a rich, creamy head. Good retention, handsome beer. Bright wood and lemon zest nose. A touch of tangy citrus fruits. Moderately sour white grape and lemon flavor. Just a bit of herb, driftwood funk. Clean, dry finish. Light body, lively mouthfeel. Overall, really pleasant. Well executed stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (529) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle from Wilbur’s. Appearance: slight white head, golden yellow color, clear. Aroma: vinegar, oak, some lemon hoppiness and honey sweetness. Palate: light body, dry finish, average carbonation, crisp. Taste: crisp sweetness, bitter and tart finish it off. Overall, unique, but I feel that the balance is off a bit. Still a great beer and something I will be buying more of.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SirLimpsalot (2135) - SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
@Basunen: frisk och tydlig fatdoft. Smaken är rätt syrlig med trevliga torra fattoner. Mycket gott. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (339) - - APR 28, 2014
a fantastic sour beer; gold color; sour apple aroma; fantastic sour fruit flavor

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (589) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2014
Slightly hazy amber with nice strong white head. Deep sour citrus, lightly acidic, light grain, some barnyard and herbal bitterness. Medium bodied with prickly carbonation. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2271) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden liquid with small to medium white head. Aroma of barnyard, lemon, apple, wood and light vinegar. Taste is dry and light to medium sour with notes of apple, lemon, barnyard and bread. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Really nice.


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