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Pannepot Reserva - De Struise Brouwers

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

911 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 911
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 110
Gots: 172 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-02-2007)
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-06-2013 17:14:27 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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Auror

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-05-2013 15:38:00 | More by Auror
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

4.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

11.2 oz poured into a snifter
2010 Vintage

A- Pours muddy dark brown. Turns black in the glass. A surprising two finger brown head. An intimidating looking beer.

S- Dark fruits, plum, figs, raisins. A caramel and candy sugar. A Belgian yeasty twang. Nice stuff

T- A syrupy beer. A good bittersweet balance. A massive dark fruit flavor profile starts this beer off. Candied raisins, ripe plums, a cherry pit flavor and a fig newton taste both in fruit and breaddy crust. A Roasted caramel and breaddy backbone. A slight char. A bit of dryness and crisp feel from the oak barrels. A bit of chocolate and pepper. A slight twang and spiciness from the yeast but the body and bold dark fruit flavor dominates the nose.

M- So much feel to this beer its fantastic. Silky smooth and great carbonation. A treat to the tongue.

O- Not a cheap beer but a fantastic value. $8.50 a bottle? I may need to get more. The best quad I have had to date, simply fantastic stuff. If this is the Reserva, whats the Grand Reserva taste like?

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 00:21:35 | More by TwelveOunces
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Zach136

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-01-2013 03:30:21 | More by Zach136
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.36/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

4 oz. served into a tasting snifter at ChurchKey. From notes; 2010 vintage.

A: Pours a dark ruby color. The head is little more than a thin khaki film. Still, it's very stout-like in appearance.

S: There are some evident tones of nuts, dark fruits, oak, and spicing here, however it's not nearly as evocative as I expected. What is here, at least, is well balanced and pleasurable.

T: The opening is mildly nutty and spicy. This will progress into a middle of earthy toffee, with a light oak finish. Solid complexity, but the flavors themselves aren't blowing my mind.

M: It's medium bodied in texture. The alcohol (seemingly in typical De Struise fashion) is well concealed in spite of its (also seemingly in typical De Struise fashion) dry finish. Very drinkable, as well.

O: Decent, but pretty disappointing. The only brew from De Struise this night that didn't wow me. Mayhaps the keg isn't in fantastic shape? This would probably be better if it were bottle conditioned, in fairness.

Serving type: on-tap

06-30-2013 18:17:44 | More by ThisWangsChung
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SnaxStL

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-30-2013 15:55:30 | More by SnaxStL
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Michigan

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

06-30-2013 15:40:29 | More by Michigan
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FranzBC

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-28-2013 22:05:36 | More by FranzBC
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-28-2013 02:11:48 | More by vrbulldog22
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-27-2013 22:27:29 | More by nmann08
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-27-2013 22:17:17 | More by WOLFGANG
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gueuzegossage

California

4/5  rDev -7%

06-25-2013 22:02:37 | More by gueuzegossage
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TobiasG

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-24-2013 14:13:35 | More by TobiasG
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innuendobrewskiman63

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-24-2013 05:47:12 | More by innuendobrewskiman63
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IHyphySF

California

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

06-24-2013 05:45:02 | More by IHyphySF
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JakeDebus

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-23-2013 18:44:50 | More by JakeDebus
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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

4.8/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

2008 bottling poured into a La Trappe chalice. The pour is dark and mysterious with nice mahogany highlights along the sides of the glass. Not much head, but enough to leave a nice thin lacing on the surface. The nose is simply divine. I smell gingerbread, dark fruits, cocoa, cookie dough, and rum. There is just so much there and all of it smells delicious.

Full-bodied, velvety smooth feel, and a luscious, extremely rich, malty flavor. The beer tastes like liquid spiced cake. Loads of rich, bready malt, brown sugar, honey, dark chocolate, toffee, raisins, and dates all meld together perfectly. That distinctive puff-pastry taste of Belgian yeast adds the perfect dry, biscuity, earthy hint to the richness. A warming, rummy alcohol whiff on the finish merely makes the flavors richer and gives the beer a port-like character.

A phenomenal beer. The flavor is so far off-the-charts I need new charts. I suppose it feels just a bit thin for all that flavor and I hate to compare every quad to those nice bottle-conditioned Trappist Ales, but this one did come off as a tad under-carbonated. Still, if you like quads and come across this one, you must pick it up. Expensive, but definitely worth a try. The flavor and complexity are simply unsurpassed.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 20:31:53 | More by deadonhisfeet
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nrb1

California

4/5  rDev -7%

06-22-2013 05:23:20 | More by nrb1
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retry4z

California

4.09/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served room temperature in a snifter from a 33cl bottle. This is the 2010 batch. Bought for $8.50, which I hear is on the low end of the price spectrum.

Dark appearance with hint of cola color around the edges. Very fine carbonation, so the head disappears quickly.

Smell of an upstanding quad, with aromas of alcohol, caramel, spices, dried fruit, and malt.

Very smooth, dried-plum with alcohol taste, licorice, and cinnamon taste. Warm alcohol aftertaste.

With !0% abv, this is one of the better quads, but the licorice flavor is overwhelming.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 05:10:46 | More by retry4z
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Devi0us

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-21-2013 04:11:48 | More by Devi0us
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New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-21-2013 00:30:52 | More by Quackus
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t_carterb

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-19-2013 15:56:21 | More by t_carterb
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-18-2013 03:07:51 | More by kawilliams81
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vbiliyar

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

06-15-2013 02:11:07 | More by In_Control_Mike
Pannepot Reserva from De Struise Brouwers
95 out of 100 based on 911 ratings.