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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: 1241   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattH (654) - California, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Tap. Gold pour. Aroma of sour green grapes. Taste is sour green grapes, oak, and caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lassem (652) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2010
Bottle from Ølbutikken in Copenhagen. The pour is golden and totaly clear. The head is impressive. Its high lasting and frothy as hell. The nose is fine sour with fresh green grapes and lots of acidic notes like vinegar. Somewhere behind the sourness theres a notable malty base topped with some spicy notes like pepper. The taste is not as sour as the aroma but is balanced by a fine sweetness like melons. The mouthfeel is rather creamy and pretty buttery that gets more markedly through the finish. Really nice sour. Go grap it

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TonyDiUlio (650) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 17, 2010
Had at Capone’s. Pour is a clear orange body. Off white head. Aroma is tart fruits. Strawberry. Flavor is a non overwhelming tart fruit of Berry and hints of hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wittales (649) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Appearance was light hazy gold with diminishing creamy white 1/2 finger head, spotty laicng. Aromas are sour yeasts of apple, rassberry, funky barnyard, hay, slight pale malts. Taste was funky sour yeasts of apple, orange, berries with hints of sweet malts. Palate was soft smooth CO2 light-meduim body, then funky lasting sour yeasty finish. Wow what a sour.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
skaughty (647) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 20, 2004
The sour apple aroma doesn’t hide from the second the cap is loosed. The pour is surprisingly mellow, with a champagne-like effervescent yellow/gold result. The taste has two stages - the first is a harsh sour vinegar kick-in-the-pants. what follows is full, sweet and fantastic. White grape and pear appear, as well as i touch of wood and leather. The finish is completely satisfying, with the perfect mix of sweet and sour.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintocb (646) - Darsville, Georgia, USA - JUL 14, 2011
Golden color. Smells dusty and sour. Good flavor. Can’t believe the ABV. Well hidden.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bontus (642) - Flanders, BELGIUM - JUN 10, 2012
33cl bottle @ Geroen tasting. Pours with a pineau de charente color, minimal head. Nose is very astringent, caskwood, oak, & sour green apples. Aroma more of the same, but in a blast. Amazing wood aroma. Superb sour taste, mellow enough to enjoy, but very ’potent’. No remarks on the palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
scanovajr (642) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - DEC 26, 2007
Bottled @ Drake’s Bar, Sao Paulo, Brazil. A hazy orange beer with no head. Aroma is very sour. Taste is acidic, notes of wood. Very dry, some citric notes. Too sour for me, not my style

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 3, 2013
330ml bottle at BXL East. POurs clear gold with thin white head. Aroma of sour wine, grapes, oak, wood and acidic vinegar. taste is sour with a bit of sweet white grape. High carbonation. Very sour, but in a good way. Finish is terrific.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (635) - Iowa, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear golden with no head. Looks like a mead. Nose is grape and apple. Taste sour apple with a little funk. Dry aftertaste.


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