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Pannepot - De Struise Brouwers

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Ratings: 1,870
Reviews: 772
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 349
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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sk8man121

Maine

4.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz bottle poured into Allagash chalice. 2010 vintage.

A: Pours a murky blackish-brown with rust highlights. 1-finger mocha head settles quickly and leaves no lacing on the glass. Not the prettiest thing in the world, although a yeast pour promotes better retention...

S: Semi-sweet chocolate, espresso grounds and ripe plum dominate. Sweet, bourbon-like vanilla notes in the tail-end.

T: Woah! While the nose was somewhat subtle, the flavors open up ten-fold the second it hits the tongue. Dominated by dark fruits and smoky campfire notes. Burnt espresso in the middle with a touch of brandy and dark-cherry. Finish is of subtle spices, unmasked ethanol and more wood. Is this oak-aged? It sure tastes like it.

M: Carbonation is very high on this, causing it to cream up to a remarkable degree. Silky, yet sharp as can be on the tongue. Ideal for the style.

O: I've been waiting for years to come across a bottle of this, so to say it had some hype to live up to is a massive understatement. Still, I'd be lying if I said this wasn't one of the best beers I've ever tasted. At 10% (and with no attempt to mask the alcohol), you'd be hard-pressed to drink more than a glass. Given it's rarity, though, why/how would you?

Beg, borrow and/or steal for this one; whatever it takes.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2011 21:47:16 | More by sk8man121
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Pannepot from De Struise Brouwers
97 out of 100 based on 1,870 ratings.