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


on tap

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RATINGS: 416   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   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.

cooplander's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - APR 3, 2013
ruby color, aroma of tart cherries, same flavors, slight oak notes, not very sour at all, to sweet

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, 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 (355) - 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 (240) - 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 (5685) - 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 (917) - 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 (430) - Manhattan, 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (1010) - Iowa, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours cloudy reddish brown with decent off white head and lacing. Nose and taste is cherry pie filling. Just a little tartness in the aftertaste. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wombat23 (40) - Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle. Reddish brown color. Smells strongly of cherries. Tart cherry taste, but also some sweetness. Fair, but not great.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
darbeer75 (30) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Aroma: cherry and medicinal -- Robitussin; Appearance: muddy brown that glows red in light; Taste: sour cherry with sweet finish; Palate: medium body with soft carbonation; sweet and sour finish; Overall: too sweet but not bad if it’s a hot day and you want a Kool-Air type drink. Almost refreshing. Would not buy again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruuurd (168) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2015
Cherries, cherries and cherries! This beer is sweet! But maybe a bit to sweet for my taste...

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