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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Petrus Aged Red is constructed from a base of Double Brown Ale. 15% Petrus Aged Pale is added to provide a dry character to the brew and give it a slight sour essence. Finally the brewer adds fresh cherries, which are evident in the rich thick head. Petrus Aged Red is a perfect blend of sweet and sour with a cherry undertone which makes this brew remarkably drinkable at 8.5% ABV.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sokuzs1 (235) - - MAR 27, 2015
Aroma: cherry compote Taste: heavy sour, cherry juice, some alcohol, wooden

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
car13many (144) - POLAND - MAR 27, 2015
AROMAT: Sok wiśniowy. Niezbyt intensywny. WYGLĄD: Rubinowe, klarowne z dość obfitą ale bardzo szybko opadającą pianą. SMAK: Wiśniowy, wytrawny z dość mocną goryczką. Alkohol jak na 8,5% nieźle zamaskowany. PIJALNOŚĆ: Wysokie wysycenie, trochę taki syrop ulepek. OGÓLNIE: Nie mam zbyt dużego doświadczenie z Sour’ami. Takie dosyć gęste piwo owocowe.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MikaLukanainen (173) - POLAND - MAR 27, 2015
It is tricky to find the optimal temperature for this beer. Deep red colour beer with a decent head seems to be nothing more than a cherry liquor, too sweet and lacking complexity. There is, however, the fine spot when barrel and valilla notes subdue the cherry juice and the beer becomes really interesting. What’s more, the subdued juice is not fooling our nose anymore and the taste shifts from sweet to gently sour with vanilla, barrel and a hint, but only a hint of cherry. The snag is to find the proper temperature. When the beer gets too warm it shifts back to cherry liquor again. My final note for the cherry state is 3.0, but in the fine spot the beer fully deserves 3.9.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Keogh (140) - Świebodzice, POLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Barwa ciemnych wiśni, piana obfita drobno pęcherzykowa. W aromacie głownie wiśnie. W aromacie to samo, tylko dochodzi lekki posmak takiej, hm beczki, średnio kwaskowe. Średnie wysycenie, alkohol w miarę dobrze schowany. Pijalne, aczkolwiek mogło by być ciekawsze

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
peponi (820) - Krakow, POLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Aroma: cherry, barrel notes, vanilla. Appearance: deep red color, creamy head. Taste: almost no bitterness, cherry and barrel notes, slightly acid, astringent, alcohol, pharmaceutical aftertaste. Palate: medium body and high carbonation, alcohol finish. Overall: Pretty poor, alcohol should be better covered.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mesjasz (276) - Lodz, POLAND - MAR 24, 2015
Dark ruby and clear color, ruby head but quickly disappear. Nice ripe cherry aroma, similar to non alcoholic juice. Small note of barrel. Taste is dry, lighty sour with short tart finish. Sweet ripe cherry flavor. Medium body and carbonation. Pretty one sided beer, lack of complexity. More like radler, beer with juice than real sour beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogniskowicz (465) - POLAND - MAR 24, 2015
Aromat: wiśnie, wiśnie, wiśnie, w tle delikatny drewniany akcent i tyle Wygląd: ot kompot wiśniowy Smak: jest słodko wiśniowo, w tle delikatny piwniczny aromat, odrobina beczki, końcówka o dziwo wytrawna. Jest dość pijalnie, ale absolutnie bez szału. Typowy przeciętniak. Pije się dobrze, zapomina po chwili.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
cokolwiek11 (142) - - MAR 24, 2015
Dark ruby beer, low tanned head, quickly disapears. Aroma of sweet cherry. Sweet cherry syrup. Taste: light sour. high sweetnes. Cherry. A hint of chocolate. Palate: for me it’s medium to high body, flat carbonation, hidden but warming alcohol. Overall: sweet cherry juice, kinda chemical cherry aroma. Dont like this at all. it’s not sour ale for sure. Altough if some1 likes sweet cherry juice or wine, go for it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuszek (569) - Gdynia, POLAND - MAR 24, 2015
Beatiful clear ruby color, nice head. Aroma of cherries, bitter almond and vanila. Taste rather dry, sour and sweet. Taste fruity and a bit malty. Sweet finish. Could be less sweet, but still very good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cheap (4625) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2015
On tap at Hollywood garden $1 per ounces, wew. Too much for my taste buds but when I saw it was petrus wanted to do it. Nice dark on tap BS maroon beer. This stuff is so expensive, wew. Nice mild tart aroma, Quite yummy at first then it gets a little alky medicine like. Something more than I anticipated fer a tart beer. Yes, as the session the beer becomes a little mpore tghan coff medicine . Yes good initial impressesa then it continues to treat me like a patient. Leaves me with qa cough medicine finish so I guess I’m getting over it.


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