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Pannepot Reserva - De Struise Brouwers

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95
world-class

917 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 917
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 112
Gots: 170 | 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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ystazi

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-12-2013 13:22:23 | More by ystazi
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-17-2014 04:48:25 | More by waddellc2
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-23-2013 02:01:07 | More by savagepm
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brdc

Wisconsin

4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Small capped bottle, 2006 on the label.

Dark, brownish and somewhat turbid but that is perhaps because I unskillfully dropped all the yeat into the bottle. Reddish and golden highlights, but a very thin light tan head covers the brew.

Spiced aroma, with peppers accentuating well that sweetish malt aroma, with hints of the high alcoholic content in the form of a smell resembling bourbon, along with caramel and lightly burnt sugar notes (like the ones on roasted peanuts).
Full bodied, quite pleasant on the tongue, taste is spiced and peppery as well, with a nice malty sweetness, caramel notes and a somewhat dry finish.

It is not the spectacular brew I was hoping for, but it is nonetheless very well crafted and pleasant. Worth picking up at least a six pack on my next chance.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2007 01:46:09 | More by brdc
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-30-2013 15:34:24 | More by WillCarrera
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.96/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark plum like coloring it was served with out much head but had impressive lacing.

The scent was rather weak but once I had time to really investigate I caught plum, prune, fig and raisin.

The taste was very interesting as I caught huge chocolatey notes. Not barrel aged but impressive vanilla and caramel malt flavors set outside the typical dried fruit. I catch no alcohol but tons of candied sweetness, it's enjoyable but washed away with a wateriness.

Overhyped, perhaps, but enjoyable and tasty, oh yeah.

Serving type: on-tap

05-26-2013 19:30:02 | More by KYGunner
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-28-2013 15:29:39 | More by DeutschesBier
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

11-14-2011 07:41:46 | More by klipper
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

330ml bottle into a snifter

A: Pours an opaque very dark brown with some amber hues. A finger of dense cream foam. Retention is quite good.

S: Strong dark fruits start off with caramel and light bourbon in the background.

T: Much drier than the nose, but the dark fruits are still there in the way of figs. I also get bready malts, toffee and brown sugar with some nutmeg. I really like how De Struise packs lots of flavor and complexity in this beer while not making it overly sweet like many quads.

M: Moderate to thick mouthfeel with creamy carbonation.

O: This beer is incredible. It's very complex yet easy to drink. There is no hint of ABV. It's fairly dry for a quad, but is packed with toffee and dark fruit flavor. Well worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2012 02:30:50 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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DCon

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-25-2013 19:28:06 | More by DCon
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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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anteater

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-20-2013 02:50:26 | More by anteater
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-15-2013 14:07:07 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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DaPeculierDane

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Deep dark murky brown with a thin and bubbly tan head. Aroma is boozy and figgy with some liquorish. Cinnamon and candied sweetness follow. Flavor is sweet and bready with raison liquor and sugary booze. Touches of chocolate. Unbalanced towards booze and sweetness. Off-putting. Slick, boozy feel. Full bodied. Not very pleasing.

This is worlds apart from the Belgian version I love so much. This beer lacks the wonderful spice found in the first version. It's booze, equally pronounced, lacks the depth of flavor required to make it pleasant and its sugars do not add complex raison or fig character but rather detract making this beer too sweet to enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2008 15:59:07 | More by DaPeculierDane
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BeerBelcher

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I asked for this beer at Bier Circus in Brussels, and the bartender told me that they didn't stock it because the brewers were not "real brewers" or words to that effect. However, I found the beer at Beer Mania, and real brewers or not, I found both this at the Old Fisherman's Ale to be quite good beers.

Poured a dark brown after exploding out of the bottle onto the counter and floor. Minimal head despite the overcarbonation. Aroma was complex - malty, sweet, with dried fruit notes and lots of slightly roasty maltiness accented by cherry notes. Full mouthfeel hit me first - you pucker a bit like a red wine full of tannins - the flavor is some coffee and dried fruit. I thought it tasted a bit like apricots and dried cherries. Delicious.

I would highly recommend this beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2008 21:34:09 | More by BeerBelcher
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-26-2014 01:47:47 | More by Sludgeman
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jdense

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-22-2013 00:27:41 | More by jdense
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greenspointexas

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-23-2014 15:40:29 | More by greenspointexas
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-03-2014 00:20:17 | More by bostonryan
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campfirebrew

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-25-2013 04:42:22 | More by campfirebrew
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bauermj

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-09-2013 12:32:32 | More by bauermj
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GJ40

North Carolina

4.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled from a 330ml bottle purchased at The Beer Dispensary in Apex, NC. Bottle says 2009.

A - Deep brown with a reddish tinge. Some light makes its way through. A small beige head.

S - Brown sugar, molasses and dark dried fruits.

T - Rich and deep but so so smooth. Brown sugar, molasses and roasted marshmallows. A perception of sweetness without being sugary. The 10% alcohol is well hidden.

M - Creamy and smooth with a moderate carbonation.

O - Fantastic depth of flavors that intrigue and challenge you with every sip.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 21:57:55 | More by GJ40
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-06-2013 03:45:39 | More by chickenm
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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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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2008 vintage. Tulip glass. Thanks to spry for opening this one.

Pours an opaque very dark amber, some lacing and medium colored khaki foam with some big bubbles and a ring of head. Smells like green apple, dark cherry, and some bright caramel. As it warms, dark fruit, barrel spices, and some apple comes out. Taste is fruity (apple), subdued caramel malt, and a hint of chocolate. Medium body and light carbonation, doesn't show the alcohol at all. Overall, a pretty tasty quad, balance with barrel characteristics which support the other flavors well. Nice job.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2011 06:33:05 | More by pmarlowe
Pannepot Reserva from De Struise Brouwers
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