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Pannepot - De Struise Brouwers

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Ratings: 1,871
Reviews: 772
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 350
Gots: 350 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Old Fisherman's Ale is a dark ale brewed with spices. Pannepot is a term that describes the Fishing Boats from the village of De Panne. Brewed and bottled on the Deca Brewery in Woesten-Vleteren.

EBC:99, IBU:27, OG:1100, FG:1025, ABV:10%
Hops: Bramling Cross, Hallaertau MF

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 12-14-2006)
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4.43/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

2006 vintage that erupted upon opening. Been in the cellar for a few months, so not sure why it overflowed on me. Served at cellar temperature. Poured from an 11.2oz bottle into a Westvleteren chalice. Beer was dark brown with a one finger, light brown, creamy head.

Aroma was raisins and dark fruits, brown sugar, cloves and spices.

Taste was candi sugar, molasses, caramel, alcohol and a light yeast flavor. Very full flavored and complex. A fantastic sipper.

Coated my mouth and tongue and was almost oily going down. Somewhat numbing. Different, but extremely enjoyable.

This is a fantastic quad. I've got another in the cellar and will probably track down some more to put away. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2008 05:48:19 | More by drumrboy22
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Appearance – The beer pours a super hazy dark brown-mahogany color with a billowy off white head. The head fades rather slowly over time to leave a good level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is quite heavy of darker fruit smells with lots of plum, raisin, and fig. Along with the darker fruit smells comes plenty of bready and lightly roasted malt smells. Some yeasty smells as well as some other sweet aromas of a caramel and toffee nature come along as well. A bit of spice of coriander and clove as well as a slightly funky like smell come and linger on the nose creating a rather dark and sweet but slightly funky off aroma to sit on the nose.

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Pannepot from De Struise Brouwers
97 out of 100 based on 1,871 ratings.