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


on tap

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RATINGS: 490   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eduardovl (1359) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 24, 2015
330ml bottle served in a tulip glass. Pours a clear reddish amber read forming a small light rose head with medium retention and few lacings left. Sweet fruity node. Strong notes of cherry and caramel malts. Oak. Light vinegar notes. Slightly sweet upfront. Very fruity. Again, strong notes of cherry and caramel malts. Hints of oak. Apple vinegar. Slightly sour. Quite sweet. Maybe too sweet to a serious beer. Metallic hints. Light to medium body. Average carbonation. Strong cheery aftertaste. Sweet. Good drinkability. Not bad but maybe too sweet for a Petrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanEric (1181) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2015
Ruby red colour. Small head. Aroma is cassis-like, cherries, some sourness, krieken, and fruit. Light sourish taste, fruity, medium body. Nice with a good balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MMR (682) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2015
Pours a brown/red glass of beer. It’s aroma tastes of cherries and brown ale with a certain sour/sweetness to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (1254) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Tap (Mimosa in MSP Airport); pours reddish brown with a beige head; aroma is tart cherries and hints of vinegar; taste is tart cherries with hints of caramel and vinegar; finish dry and tart; decent enough

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2015
Bottle split at home, 21/11/15. Reddish brown with a decent beige covering. Nose is bakewell tart, straw, sweet cherry, marzipan. Taste comprises cherry bakewell, sweet red berry, light perfume, cherry xoaked straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Too sweet ... no complexity ... sub par for style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Very cherry. Syrupy sweet craziness. Kind of a niche flavor. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClaudeB04 (350) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 19, 2015
Brown reddish colour. Smells cherry and cola. Taste is sweet cherries and a little bit of sourness. Not my favourite flemiah red. Nice logo on the bottle mentioning beer as "the key to heaven" :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (6105) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Reddish brown, with a decent amount of foam. Smells like cherry, cola, and red wine. Taste is nicely sweet, with notes of cherry, wine, some hint of vanilla and oak. Really tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Icedwarf (1312) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2015
Roodbruin bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is fris zuur en fruitig, natuurlijk kers en braam. Komt verder ietwat waterig over maar is verder wel OK en drinkt gemakkelijk weg. Etiket is blijkbaar inmiddels gewijzigd.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thechasm442 (791) - Chicago heights, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2015
750 ml served in a tulip. Pour is a clear dark ruby with a thick tan head and ok lacing. Aroma is canned cherry, yeast, and sweet sugar glaze. Taste is like cherry pie filling aged in oak barrels. Creamy with a sharp bite. Nice.

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