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67
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style
Brewed by De Brabandere
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Harelbeke, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 1362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A blend of 33% Petrus Aged Pale, pure barrel aged beer that has been aged for two years in oak barrels, and 67% young brown beer. In this blend, the young dark beer contributes the reddish-brown colour and the Aged Pale contributes the slightly sour flavour. Petrus Roodbruin is a typical Flemish red ale as tradition dictates.

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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MacDouglass (88) - Illinois, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Aroma: heavy corn mash, wheat-bread crust, slight dish rag, I love the aroma; Appearance: slightly transparent brown, like most nut brown ales I’ve seen, heavy bubble action upon pour that, if you leave it alone, will result in a rootbeer float like head; Taste: initial impression is a good sour that you expect, but, after the initial impression, you start to kind of taste a sort of subtle apple cidery flavour, this is my 2nd bottle of this brew, and, maybe I’m nuts, but this one tastes more watered down than the first one, I wonder how much variability there is bottle to bottle in this brew, anyone know?; Palate: a slight mouth watering sour, you can pull out the hops only in the aftertaste, in my opinion; Overall: this is my last bottle of this brew, I would have liked to have tried a couple more because I’m confused in that I liked the 1st bottle a lot more than the second, nonetheless, I’m becoming a big fan of sour ales, and for that reason, I am well pleased and will give this beer a good rating


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LovibondPours5 (0) - - JAN 20, 2018 does not count
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2018 Rapaz, muito bom! Muito boa! Meio pra vinho, sei lá. Pensei ter sentido um gosto de laranja! Definitivamente, gostei! Refrescante!

3.1
humpah (381) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JAN 12, 2018
0,33l Bottle at Tuulensuu. Pours brown color. Aroma of malts, tartness, earth, bitterness, wood, citrus. Medium- body, feels a bit light and mild in general. Not bad but leaves you wanting for more.

3.2
Werckmeister (3444) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JAN 1, 2018
0,33l bottle at a friends place shared by him, big thanks. BB 02.08.2019. dark brown color, small tan head. smells musty, light funk, citric, green apples, nutty, earthy. very nice smell. medium to full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes earthy, citric, leathery, bit sugary, earthy, light caramel. finishes sweet/sour with notes of brown sugar, citrus and some leather. liked the smell, taste is rather weird though. not a big fan overall, terrible balance. 8, 4, 5, 3, 12

4.7
Brix (714) - Roedovre, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2018 Tasted 2017-12-25. Fresh bottle. Very nice woody and sour aroma. Breaddish and slightly funky, earthy taste, as one would expect. Love it.

3.4
Sebilinz (2723) - Linz, AUSTRIA - DEC 15, 2017
Bottle. Dark red brown nearly black body with white head. Aroma is red fruits some wine malts and some sourness. Taste is malts fruits sourness with some light milky caramel in the background. Mouthfeel is a little bit thin. Aftertaste is nice balanced between sour and sweet.

3.5
flying_pig (1686) - SCOTLAND - DEC 13, 2017
330ml bottle from Good Spirits Co. Wine & Beer, Glasgow (£2.80):
Quite a pleasant & lively beer with some nice tart & sourness showing despite it being quite a dark looking beer & there was some earthy malts in there too. It was a balanced offering that had nice complexity to it & a nice combination of summer fruits & berries that complimented the caramel malts well. It probably wasn't as enjoyable an offering as the brewery's Petrus Aged Pale & I doubt it's a beer that I'd rush back to but I enjoyed it while I was drinking it & don't have many complaints about the beer really.

2.8
Dzoshu (300) - Warszawa, POLAND - DEC 10, 2017
Kolor: Brązowy, nieprzejrzyste. Piana: Zbyt obfita, gęsta, oblepia szkło. Zapach: Nutki dzikie, drewniane, karmelowe. Smak: Lekko kwaśnawe, wodniste. Zboże, drewno, trawiasty chmiel. Goryczka niska. Wysycenie: Średnie w stronę wysokiego. Opakowanie: Zgrabna etykieta, niedokładny skład. Uwagi: Warka 11.04.2019 Pijalne, ułożone. Zdecydowanie lepsze od Aged Pale z tej samej paczki.

3
deepdrinker (369) - Leeds, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2017 Im not really a sour beer man, so a little bit of a biased review. dark brown in colour , wooden , medium sour taste

3.5
Stuartyboy (1802) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2017
Bottle from good spirits co Glasgow a deep reddish brown beer with tart fruity aroma flavour is malt with cherries plums and sweet carmel notes underlying sour tartness gives an unusual sweet and sour beer

4.1
tomandoaltura (363) - - NOV 21, 2017
Marrón de brillos color rubí. Aroma agradablemente acético con notas de grappa. Sabor frutal y ácido con ligeras notas de madera. Cuerpo ligero-medio.


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