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

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RATINGS: 1180   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.


LeftCoastRider's rating

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
LeftCoastRider (110) - , Washington, USA - FEB 7, 2013
This is, without a doubt, the worst beer I have ever had. Having consumed many hundreds of different craft beers over the past thirty years, I thought that I should try a new style. But rather than a new style, it’s as if the brewer forgot about this batch for quite a while, and instead of disposing of it as any decent human being would do, he foisted it on an unsuspecting public, claiming that it was a new style and it is *supposed* to taste this way. And that gullible public, not wanting to feel as if they had been duped, chimed in with approval for this new style of aged pale ale. The very sad truth is that this makes Budweiser and Coors taste good, something that I did not believe was possible. Poured a pale amber with almost no head. Unusual aromas of cheese, cooked vegetables, and slightly skunky, Heavily sour and salty, but a nice lively carbonation. Tastes like beer mixed with cider and sweaty socks. This is horrible. Thank god I only bought one bottle.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (633) - 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 (2800) - 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 (3390) - 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 (3634) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1073) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 18, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (782) - - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle from Hop City. Pours a transparent golden with a thin layer of off white head. Aroma is light, mostly tart with some fruit. Taste is faint as well, tart with citrus.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moravius (381) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 15, 2014
Flasche (33 cl), 6 Monate über dem MHD. - Dunkles Goldgelb, klar. - Nase kräftig sauer mit holzigen und weinigen Noten. - Antrunk scharf milchsäuerlich mit einem Stich ins Essigsaure, abgemildert durch viel Frucht: Limonensaft, grüne Äpfel. Mild rezent, recht volles Mundgefühl. Süße ist kaum mehr vorhanden, aber eine leichte Honignote im Hintergrund. Stark saurer, leicht holziger, sehr trockener Abgang. Herb-säuerlicher Nachtrunk mit muffiger Kellernote. - Extremes Bier, aber ein erstklassiger Durstlöscher. Erinnert sehr an Gueuze. Die zweite Flasche schmeckte mir schon wesentlich besser als die erste. Mein Lieblingsbier wird es aber trotzdem nicht ...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (447) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUN 7, 2014
Couleur dorée, légère mousse blanche. Bon nez aigre acidulé typique, note de pomme. Gout doux acidulé, aigre sur la fin, note boisées. Fin longue amère. Bonne pétillance. J’aime moins que les sour/red brown

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Taboada (262) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 5, 2014
330 mml bottle tasted on 04/06/2014. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma is peach and apples. Taste is acid and sour (similar notes to a Lambic). Aftertaste is Dry. Carbonation is low but Ok. Next one please!


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