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Pannepot - De Struise Brouwers

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Ratings: 1,950
Reviews: 776
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 363
Gots: 368 | FT: 27
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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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Poured from a 2011 bottle. This pours a dark brown color with a foamy light brown head. The aroma is bold with sweet malts and molasses. The taste is sweet, smooth and delicious. There is a good amount of spices that are well blended. There are lots of complex flavors for being an easy drinking beer. Definitely a must try!

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This beer is an opaque, red-highlighted dark brown that's actually thicker and more viscous than I expect. It seems to have a body that's fuller than is typical for the style and lands almost at stout thickness. The brown head is big and frothy, the bubbles airing out to drop to a full head of foam that stays there thickly, losing height very slowly as the beer recedes while lacing the glass with patches and legs.
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Pannepot from De Struise Brouwers
97 out of 100 based on 1,950 ratings.