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

bottled
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RATINGS: 482   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   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.


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1.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
DeliveryDriver (170) - Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2013
Had at Glunz Global Beer Expo XIX. Pours a clear, dark red with a minimal pink head that dissipates quickly. Had aromas of cherry, licorice, and alcohol. It went downhill from there. Tasted like cherry soda, but that was probably because there was way too much carbonation. Was not sour. Not impressed with this one.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlfredoGarcia (261) - Santiago, CHILE - SEP 24, 2016
330 ml bottle. Bought in a Jumbo in Santiago. Dark amber color with creamy high foam. Berries smell with wheat and pepper, over the top sugar for me. Can taste the oak, and the berries give some winish taste, it’s pretty good and different of what i was expecting. Usually i feel that oaked beer it’s too acid, but the sugar here gets the balance well. It’s way better than regular Petrus. Sadly it’s way to sweet, but it’s an excelent beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (1369) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle. Clear red with pinkish head. The aroma has notes of cherry, wood and dust. Sweet and alcoholic flavor with notes of cherry, lemon, and wood, syrupy, sourish. Medium to full-bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (1177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 21, 2016
Cask @Bow Bar, Edinburgh. Pours brown with a red tinge, thin off white head and lacing. Nose is big cherry, slight vinegar and sour notes. Big sweet cherry on the tongue at first which leads onto a oak finish. Some toffee and caramel going on as well. Tasted like vimto with a vodka in it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomer (2905) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - SEP 17, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2016 Bottle, stable creamy head, quite opaque very dark Red color with brown is taints, aroma of cherries, vanila and some spice, flavor of cherries and spice, quite sweet But not cloying, light bitterness, very light sourness. Nice But not really a sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jury (153) - RUSSIA - SEP 10, 2016
Очень интерес& и вкусный Бельгий& напиток, красивы& цвет, в аромате и вкусе (вишня, вишнева& косточк& миндаль, марципа& и ещё винные и древесн& нотки) чуть проявля& алкогол& приятно& и сухое послевк& с кислинк& хорошая плотнос& качеств& пиво! (Bottle 0,33/ 8,5%)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
midovark (548) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - SEP 7, 2016
0.33 l bottle. Pours very deep red/brown color with long lasting off white head. Strong sour cherry and some bready notes in aroma. It has a multidimensional taste, starting with sour and tart cherry, then some brown ale notes: toffee and bread, warm alcohol and at the and, cherry again. Short sour finish, medium body, well hidden ABV. Interesting, pleasant beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
markoijelena (2322) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 1, 2016
Draft sample at Tilburg Bierfestival 2016 Tilburg, The Netherlands. 26.06.2016. Pour it dark red color with small white head. Aroma sweet cherry feel. Taste sticky, candy sugar cherrie feel, too much sweet at the end as well. Ah!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1803) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 31, 2016
Bottle to tumbler Consummation: Cloying caramel and port which transitions to sour cherry Adjunct: Dark brownish red with a creamy 2 cm head; aroma is cherry candy with earthy notes; the first taste was way too sweet, but it grew on me and I was able to finish the bottle. This was not for me, but a good effort.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MohaBeer (202) - Lima, PERU - AUG 26, 2016
Marrón rojizo con transparencia, espuma baja muy buena adherencia. Ésteres a cereza altos, madrea, roble, malta maltoso moderado, lúpulo bajo-nulo, dulce cherry, ligera acidez. En boca ésteres a cereza altos, malta maltoso moderado, notas a madera, roble, dulce cherry, lúpulo de amargor nulo, fenoles a pimienta, acidez propia y correcta, tibieza alcohólica y umami. Final maltoso-esteroso a cereza, fresco, ácido y licoroso, cuerpo bajo, carbonatación regular.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnstone (2645) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Deep brown-amber color with a white head. Medicinal cherry aroma and taste. Too sweet for my liking. Notes: Atomic Liquors’ Sour Saturday ’15


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