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Pannepot Reserva - De Struise Brouwers

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

934 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 934
Reviews: 344
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.84%
Wants: 111
Gots: 174 | FT: 13
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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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

DCon, Dec 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

AnitaBrewski, Dec 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

kawilliams81, Jun 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

bcm75, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of DaPeculierDane
3/5  rDev -30.2%

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.

DaPeculierDane, Feb 11, 2008
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

jdense, Dec 22, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

WynnO, Sep 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

samEBC, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of BeerBelcher
4.33/5  rDev +0.7%

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.

BeerBelcher, Oct 23, 2008
Photo of spointon
4.63/5  rDev +7.7%

I poured this from a skinny 11.2oz brown bottle into a stemmed globe shaped glass.

A= Poured a slightly murky brown color with some reddish highlights and a 3/4" cream colored head. The head dropped to a skim and did not leave any real lacing behind.

S= Sweet and complex aroma. I noticed dark/dried fruits like raisin, plum, fig, etc. I also got a good bit of candi sugar and molasses in the nose as well as some Belgian yeasty character. Very very nice.

T= Taste followed the nose with the sugars and the dark fruits again dominating, and the yeast adding its own character secondarily. If I had to compare this to another beer, I would say it reminds me of what a blend of Rochefort 8 and Gulden Draak might taste like.

MF= Medium bodied and showed a medium carbonation level for the style. Lacked effervescence.

D= Very good beer here, and one I will certainly seek out again. Its been a while since I had the regular Pannepot so I believe a side by side is in order!

spointon, May 26, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

chickenm, Nov 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

2GOOFY, Oct 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

DarthGuitarHero, Feb 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

Dactrius, May 07, 2013
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4.65/5  rDev +8.1%

The Struise Brouwers were at the Borefts festival in Bodegraven, the Netherlands with a lot of super beers. In De Molen, a fine dutch brewery, were a lot of good breweries but the best brewer was The Struise.

Poured in my the Molen tasting glass this beer looks absolutely perfect. This is one of the best quads when you don't like the oaktaste.

Typical aroma of a banana, licorice and vanilla mix. Sweet spicey complex flavour.

Loved every sip of it. I asked Urbain when he is going to brew this pannepeut again because i need a crate of this beer!! I will have to wait a while.

Brabander, Dec 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

bauermj, Jun 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

jeff1973, Mar 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Auror, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of Damian
4.13/5  rDev -4%

Drank from an 11.2 fl. oz. bottle purchased at Julio's Liquors, Westboro, MA
2008 vintage
Served in a goblet

The beer poured a cloudy, dark mahogany color and was topped by a one-finger head of bubbly, light tan foam that faded to a persistent ring of froth. Large spots of drippy lacing trickled all down the glass.

The nose was quite subtle initially. Some toasty malts came through along with slight metallic notes. As the beer warmed it became much more complex. Stone fruits were apparent. Strong raisin and Belgian yeast notes appeared as well. Some dark candi sugar. Quite spicy and sweet. Rich and phenolic.

The flavor profile was similar to the nose but it was not as smooth or robust. Deep, dark and woody. Somewhat earthy. The malt profile was somewhere between toasty and roasty. Dry overall. Burnt raisins were noticeable. Some Belgian yeast notes. The finish was crisp, dry and slightly tannic with a bit of alcohol warmth. For a 10% ABV beer, however, this dark remarkably well.

The mouthfeel was medium bodied for the style. Smooth and slick on the palate with a fine, zippy effervescence.

After now sampling Pannepot, Pannepot Reserva and Pannepot Grand Reserva, I can say that there is not much difference between the three variations. These are all solid beers but they lacked the intensity and complexity I was anticipating.

Damian, Oct 25, 2011
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4.93/5  rDev +14.7%

330ml bottle poured in a chalice.

A: Pours a deep amber to brown color with many particles floating around. Head is medium and very beige. Retention is slow, however it never disappears completely. A small bubbled layer remains with many lacings left

S: Very fruity and sweet. Strong candy on the nose. Notes of dark chocolate and coffee. Wood. Roasted malts and yeasts. Earthy hops

T: Taste is intense. Very tasty beer. Sweet upfront. Candy, roasted malts, liquor, dark fruits. Notes of chocolate and coffee

M: Extremely creamy beer. Molasses. Low carbonation

O: Very close to the regular Pannepot. A bit milder on alcohol and taste but, of course, a brilliant beer

eduardolinhalis, Oct 17, 2009
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

FUwolfpacker, Jan 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

bmur112, Mar 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

TheFightfan1, Mar 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

polishkaz, Jan 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

GeoffreyM, Dec 15, 2013
Pannepot Reserva from De Struise Brouwers
95 out of 100 based on 934 ratings.