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Pannepot Reserva - De Struise Brouwers

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990 Ratings

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Ratings: 990
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.82%
Wants: 111
Gots: 176 | FT: 14
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Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-02-2007

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Photo of mondegreen
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2008 Vintage, 11.2oz bottle. Poured into a balloon tulip.

Pours a cola brown. When held to the light, the soft brown flows into red highlights. A thin tan head bubbles up gently.

The nose is a delicate mix of spices, dark fruit, and subtle yeast.

Taste mirrors the smell, except there is a very very slight tart note on the tongue.

Mouth is nice and smooth, drinks great for a great big quad.

Photo of ShrLSU
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - dark creamy brown in color. a tight light tan head that sticks to the glass. S - creamy dark fruit and bready yeast T - nice malty taste with dark raisin and fig taste. maybe some slight apple taste. a bready yeast taste and nice caramel malt. M - nice and creamy. low carbonation and easy drinking quad. D - pretty dead on to what I expected. a standout quad. very rich in malt, dark fruits and yeast. complex enough for balanced flavors but not too complex to confuse the pallate.

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4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2007 edition - A dark brown beer with a creamy head that clings to the glass. Some yeast flakes visible in the beer.

Smell is alcoholic and full of cacao, candisugar and roasted malt. The clear character of the Belgian yeast brings some higher alcohols and some fenols.

Taste is very much cacao powder. Roasted malts are present, but very mild and smooth. The alcohol is warming, but still mild considering the 10% ABV. There is a nice candisugar twist to this beer. The yeast adds notes of juniper and to a lesser extent coriander. Mouthfeel is thick, a little syrupy and sticky. A very complez and heavy beer that is a real sipper.

Photo of Thorpe429
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Thanks to bmanning for sharing the 2007 vintage at a recent tasting with Azurelimits, Amyliz4, hhanson, and myself.

A: Pours a light mahogany with chestnut and ruby hues both coming through. Small off-white head.

S: Belgian yeast with quite a bit of spiciness atop a bit of miscellaneous fruitiness.

T: Nice spice notes of allspice, nutmeg, and clove in addition to a nice caramel malt sweetness coming through. Hints of vanilla and dark fruits.

M: Medium bodied with a very nice creaminess to it. Intriguing complexity.

D: Very drinkable, and one I definitely wish I had a bit more of to try. Another excellent beer in the Pannepot series.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 05-03-2010

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4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle. 2006.

Hazy, warm copper/brown liquid. Very tiny, very light tan head. Legs, no lacing.

Aroma seemed much less spicy than regular Pannepot. Citrus and a touch of grass. Again, not much of the classic Belgian scent. Overall, rather mild.

Taste was less sweet than regular Pannepot, but still pretty sweet overall -- fruity, cherries & raisins. Biscuity middle. Lots of grass throughout. Some spice, mainly at finish, much more mild than the regular version.

Medium body, seems lighter than it should be. Medium to high carbonation, very tingly despite appearance. Fairly dry.

Overall, Pannepot "Light". I think I prefer it to the regular version.

Photo of korndog
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a murky dark brown with creamy head that rapidly dissipates. Heavy aroma of prune juice and burnt sugar.
More dark fruit on the taste with some cherry tobacco notes, drying out somewhat, but not completely clean on the pallet.
Slightly tart finish. Possible orange peel note in finish. Alcohol still very evident through the heaviness of this beer.

Photo of Drew966
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pannepot - Old Fisherman's Ale (Denmark Version) pours a dark brown with only an off white ring of head around the edge of the glass, poured from a brown 11.2 ounce bottle. Dark fruit wafts out of the glass. The flavor is also dark fruit with a hint of spices. The mouthfeel is thin but appropriate. I can't put my finger on any differences from the regular version, I would like to sample them back to back one day. Excellent beer.

Photo of Chincino
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer was poured into a tulip glass. It's color was a dark brown with very little off-white foamy head. Alcohol is well-hidden and it doesn't drink like a 10% abv beer. It is medium-bodied with little carbonation. Drinkability is good with this beer.

Photo of wyattshotmaker
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

poured into a snifter, nice deep brownish amber color with nice lacing.

nose is boozey, oak, dark fruit, caramel.

big caramel and dark fruit flavor upfront, mild vanilla and toast, very boozey, slight medicinal phenolic flavor, finishes slightly dry with a subtle tannic note.

medium bodied, not too full, not overcarbed. very restrained but also very good.

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4.24/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2008 bottle poured into a new belgium glass. Opaque brown with ruby edges, small mocha head with some lacing. Smell is caramel and sweet malt up front followed by wet barrel, sweet tobacco, and a hint of orange peel. Taste is not as big as I thought it would be. Only slightly sweet, caramel malts with a touch of bitterness and milk chocolate coffee. Doesn't have the characteristic quad yeast flavor i was expecting. Long roasty aftertaste and alcohol is very well hidden. Mouthfeel is more like a stout then a quad - medium to heavy and a mild carbonation. A great beer overall, although I am not sure it is completely within the style parameters. As far as the BA style description goes, it fits.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2007 Vintage! Served from bottle into a Trappistes Rochefort chalice. Poured a deep reddish brown with a half finger light tan head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, dark chocolate, dark fruit, and sweet alcohol. The flavor was of sweet malt, dark chocolate, bread, raisins, and sweet alcohol on the followthrough. It had a heavy feel on the palate with mild carbonation. Overall this was a pretty good brew. This one wasn't quite as smooth as the Old Fisherman's Ale with similar age on it, but was still quite nice. The alcohol on this one definitely made itself present on the followthrough without doubt. Hard to believe that with this one having 4 years on it already. Definitely worth trying if you get the chance!

Pannepot Reserva from De Struise Brouwers
96 out of 100 based on 990 ratings.