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

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RATINGS: 504   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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3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmahut (1854) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours in dark red-amber body with low almost none head. Aroma has strong cherry character, burned sugar notes, woody. Taste has overwhelming sweet cherry sweetness, almost like ripped sour cherries, little bit artificial on the taste. If this is coming only from fresh cherries, it is really strong. Little bit evident alcohol in the after taste. Body is full, medium to high carbonation, oily.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
geophagus (664) - Lubin, POLAND - JUL 19, 2015
(Bottle 0.33l / half of bottle) Clear, deep red colour. Brownish, small, fast falling foam. Soft lacing. Light to medium body, moderate oily texture, medium to high carbonation. Aroma: Cherrys, cherry jam, cherry pits, almonds, soft caramel, Taste: Soft to medium sweet, slightly tart, cherrys, cherry candys, slightly woody, a bit tart. Medium long to long, slightly sweet and sour, cherry finish. Good cherry beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2413) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle on the train from Brugges central to the airport. Pours dark Brownish Red with a White head. Aroma of fresh cherries. A bit of caramel and plenty of wood on the taste. Quite tart. This was very nice.Fresh and fruity.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guzgorog (784) - FRANCE - JUL 12, 2015
Belle couleur rubis, mousse moyenne. Nez de cerise griotte. En buche, cerise et bois, sucree. Corps moelleux, tres belle rondeur et equilibre, acide. A priori issue dun blend entre kriek et brune forte (dou le degr alcoolique), mais la cerise domine compltement (mais utilisation daromes, cest pas classe...)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kanaclane (401) - - JUL 11, 2015
Nez: Cerise, bois Bouche: Cerise, boise, sucre, aigre Bire plus sucre que aigre avec une dominante cerise et un got mtallique en fin de bouche

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wixie (484) - BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2015
Dark liquid with a clear red shine. Average head. Strong, sweet aroma. Medium body, average carbonation. Taste is very sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
revolution2718 (379) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Dark brown red. Nose is cherries, like cherry pie filling. Taste matches, lots of cherry, on the sweet side, abit of wood on the finish. Eh. It's one note

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (12925) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2015
From tap at K15. Clear dark ruby colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of cherries, malt, spice and sourness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12878) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2015
(750ml bottle) Pours a reddish brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of caramel, cherry, light chocolate, and raisins. Flavor of cherry, caramel, chocolate, marzipan, and toffee with a moderately dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (4754) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2015
330ml bottle from Saveur.Biere.fr. Pours a deep blood red with frothy off-white head. Aroma is deep cherries. Taste is smooth & woody with a sumptuous cherry flavour, slightly tart. Reminds me a little of Kasteel Rouge although this isnt as sweet. A really great Petrus red.


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