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

bottled
available

on tap
common

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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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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JeffroDH (18) - - DEC 5, 2013
A light, bubbly, ruby red pour. Aroma smells strongly of tart cherry, a bit monochromatic. That quality permeates the entire experience of this beer: cherries are up front in the flavor, and the sour follows quickly. The finish won't decide between bitter and sour, and the ale never really presents itself. Despite the criticism, it is a well-made beer with complexities that begin to present themselves toward the bottom of the bottle. Worth trying.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zilb (224) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - JAN 3, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2017 Bue 4 mois avant DLC aprs 1an et demi de cave. Avec comt affin 10 mois. Biere brune/rouge opaque. Col de mousse beige moyen tres bonne tenue. Pas de carbo. Arme de cerise intense et dacidit typique des bires sures. En bouche un quilibre parfait entre sucre/acidit et une pointe damertume. Final cerise gogo et bois. Ressemble a la kasteel rouge en meilleure encore. Jadore !!!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsporrer (838) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2016
Pours a rusty reddish brown with a thin tan ring. Light carbonation and lots of lacing. Aroma of medicinal cherry flavoring. Taste is not too tart or sour. Flavors are somewhat artificial sweet cherry and not that enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zilverenmaan (69) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 12, 2017
Taste and aroma cherries, sweet, traces of vanilla and alcohol. Little carbonation, mouthfeel slightly thick. Although the cherry taste appears to be genuine, this brew is too sweet to my taste and lacks dept. A disappointment after the aged pale I tried only a few weeks ago.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALIBALI (1123) - Kiel, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2016
Beerenlover und absolut different. So s und trotzdem relativ komplex, die Sure der Kirsche setzt besonders beim Abgang dezente Flavourtupfer der spritzig zitronigen Sorte. Dazu der abgedrehte Nussfusscremeduft und fertig ist das Nerdbier. Knnte allerdings auch aufgeschlossenen Frauen schmecken 😉.0,33/ca.2 aus dem MITRA in Groningen. Bottle...klaro.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeardedAvenger (446) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Tap at Doghouse, Glasgow. Sweet sour cherry aroma. A dark vine red. Creamy off-white head. Light sweetness. Cherries and sweet red wine. Medium bodied. Long dry finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Listigovers (1023) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 14, 2017
Brown ruby red beer. Massive cherry and wood smell, complex but not funky. Juicy black cherry flavour, subdued sweetness, woody character in the aftertaste, dangerously drinkable and smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rafael52 (1136) - Łdź, POLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Kolor: czerwony, zamgloby.
Piana: średnio obfita, drobnopęcherzykowa, w miarę trwała.
Zapach: sporo aromatw wiśni, kompotu wiśniowego, trochę aromatw słodowych, opiekanych, melanoidynowych, lekko karmelowych, lekki aromat beczek, drewna.
Smak: średnia pełnia, trochę słodyczy, sporo wiśni, lekka kwaśność, trochę nut słodowych, opiekanych, delikatne nuty drewna.
Wysycenie: średnie.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4227) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2016
Bottle from Hopology, Newark. . Ruby red colour with a big white head. Aroma wild fruity, cherry and raspberry. Taste light fruity sweet, to slight sour and long fruity sweet

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jado (795) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - JAN 2, 2017
330 ml bottle. Deep red-brown body with a thin but lasting off-white head. Aromas of cherry, yoghurt, almond and vanilla. Taste is crisply sour at first before a burst of ripe cherries comes through. Residual sweetness at the back end lifted by notes of vanilla and pepper. Lingering semi-sweet finish into a fruity aftertaste. Like a kriek/oude bruin mix that works really well.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (3343) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - NOV 29, 2016
Refrigerated 11.2 oz. brown bottle poured into a cup. Clear red with small beige head. Aroma is nice cherry, medium body, lower carbonation, and some pretty good small-bubble lacing. Taste is tart and some cherry.


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