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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1187   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rubbishystuff (1813) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Thanks to BandT for this. Unusual beer. Sort of like a Gueuze but missing the funk. Much more tart than Flemish Red as well. Crisp refreshing woody beer. Good. Serving: Bottle


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hugi (348) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2014
Golden and clear with a small head. Aroma: sweetish and sour with something reminding on syrop. Also a bit milky and herby, somehow a bit medicinal. Bitter and wild/sour taste, with notes of fruits, lemon cest. Dry finish and a full body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTStiles (709) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2014
pours clear orange with a very thin bubbly white head and no lacing. stone fruit and champagne aroma. taste has notes of bitter orange, sour apple and lemons. finish is a bit boozy and the sour lasts quite a while.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1037) - 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 (652) - 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 (2399) - 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 (1486) - 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 (5342) - 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 (658) - 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 (2942) - 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.


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