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Pannepøt - Old Monk's Ale - De Struise Brouwers

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Pannepøt - Old Monk's AlePannepøt - Old Monk's Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

432 Ratings
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Ratings: 432
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.35%
Wants: 43
Gots: 92 | FT: 7
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: weeare138 on 04-02-2007

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Ratings: 432 | Reviews: 221
Photo of xnicknj
3.82/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

on tap at lord hobo in boston

Pours a dark, blacked out color, almost no head, lacing, or retention. Slightly ominous in appearance.

Candied dark fruit, plum, date, and raisin. Burnt sugar, and caramelized notes. Thick malts and sweetness with a smack of alcohol.

Stiff dark fruit sweetness driven by raisins, dates, and plums. Burnt sugar, caramel, and thick bready malt base. Decent alcohol burn, some notes of hops as well as bread crust and biscuit towards the finish, which is warm and lingering.

Full body, slightly higher carbonation, sticky and warm on the tongue. Pretty tasty brew, but still a bit boozy and sweet overall.

Photo of amphion1065
3.43/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. pour at Lord Hobo, where it was labeled a "strong ale" on the menu. Served in a Fantôme tulip.

Eggplant purple, nearly black. A quarter-finger dark tan head dissipates quickly, but there's very nice lacing around my glass.

The aroma is interesting, to say the least. The profile of a traditional quad is in full effect: plums, raisins, deep sweet malt and a little bit of booze come through. However, there's also a very strong coffee presence that adds a slight bitterness to the smell.

Far more booze in the taste than the aroma would suggest. Perhaps the "strong ale" designation wasn't so ridiculous after all - in many ways, this reminds me of a scotch ale. There's a lot of caramel sweetness, complimented by dark fruits. A lot of those flavors are lost in the mix, unfortunately, due to the overwhelming taste of alcohol.

Mouthfeel is very nice, silky smooth with an appropriately low level of carbonation.

I'm glad I had someone to help me finish this glass, as drinking 12 oz. was a tad difficult. An interesting take from De Struise, but I really prefer Pannepot.

Photo of crnipeter
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A transcription of BA review from 02-27-2010

In the early days of PannepØt this beer was closely related to the regular version, namely, the Pannepot. Both beers were set apart mainly by usage of different types of sugar: while the regular version contains candi sugar, PannepØt was based on cane sugar. Later on, to avoid confusion with Pannepot, the spelling of PannepØt has been changed into Pannepeut whose recipe was gradually changing in a way that the beer evolved from stout-like ale to a soft tasting ale in trappist style.

Vintage 2007 into chalice. Garnet brown with reddish hue and very unstable tan head that instantly dissipates. Complete absence of lacing does not add positively to visual aspects of the beer. The reviewed beer belongs to PannepØt, the cane sugar based variant hence the poor head retention is not surprising, as cane sugar is supposedly inferior to candi sugar that adds to a beer's head retention. Aromas are of chocolate coated dark fruit (dried cherries, prunes), sugar and spicy alcohol. Flavor dept consists of chocolate covered dry cherries & prunes, sugar and bread crust bitter finish counteracting the sweetened fruity tartness. Medium bodied with just about the right amount of carbonation the beer is almost prickly but never such. Similar to but thinner than regular Pannepot , lacking its fullness, smoothness and visual appearance.

Photo of russwbeck
4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2008 Vintage. 3rd in my series of Pannepot, Reserva, and now Pannepeut.

A: Similar pour. Deep brown, wispy light brown head with nice lacing. Retention is solid. Noticeable sediment in the glass.

S: The candied sugar and caramel malts really shine though with this one. Dark fruits sort of take a backseat.

T: This beer seems to be the most developed of the 3 (Pannepot and Reserva). Caramel malts, candied sugar, and dark fruits in the background. Booze is present, but not a huge part of the taste. This combines the spiced balanced flavor of Pannepot and the strong malts flavor of Reserva. Still not as balanced as Pannepot and the flavors aren't as good as reserva.

MF: Medium bodied, good carbonation. Less booze than the first two.

O: Great beer, but not the best of this De Struise Quad Challenge.

Photo of brdc
4.97/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2006, small bottle poured into a goblet.

I had the Dannish version yesterday, which is good, but not as much as I expected, so my expectations for this one were a bit lower.
What a surprise!.
Murky dark brown, amber highlights, topped by a dark tan fluffy, albeit small head. However, it clings to the sides, and keeps a nice collar all the way to the end.
The ever changing aroma starts with a bourbon like alcholic nose, changes into caramelized malts, evolves into multiple spices, then dark fruits, more sugary maltiness, more spices.
Full bodied, creamy and wonderful on the tongue, it opens warmingly bourbon-like, turning sweet and caramelized, quickly balanced by a peppery spiciness, evolving into multiple dark fruits, back into malty sweetness. Despite some warming feeling and hints of bourbon, the alcohol is actually quite well "disguised", and the drinkability is very high for such a powerful brew.
An amazing masterpiece!

Photo of biegaman
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2006 Vintage sampled 15/07/10.

Pannepøt appears sort of like an unfiltered prune juice, which definitely isn't the most attractive look for a beer. The little abscesses of yeast are also unsightly, but I suppose it's my own inattentive pour at blame there. Any signs of visible carbonation would go a long way, especially if they appeared on top; the surface is bare as bones.

All versions of this beer are brewed with spices; the brewers never divulge which specific ones are used and, given the prudence with which they add them and the skill with which they blend them in, you're never to likely to figure it out on your own. Hell, I've had this (and all the other Pannepots) a combined dozen times and I've still not a clue.

But I do know I like them! Especially in this example, their herbal mustiness play right into the beer's earthy character; notes of figs, decaying fruits, black licorice and plum pudding are highlighted in the nose while flavours of dark caramel, molasses, hazelnut, cinnamon pastries and many, many different kinds of delicious breads are noted in the taste.

Beers often age much the same as humans do: as they get on in years, their appearance will lose much of its luster and tends to become more and more bald on top. Their carbonation and flavours lack the effervescence, the energy and vibrancy they once had. But what is gained are respectable elements of maturity and sophistication...

This one most definitely has that. While I can recall it having more charisma and personality fresh, the nuances of wood and spice and its superb smoothness and succulent, low-laying sweetness were nowhere near so pronounced. It's no cheesy, Hollywood action movie; it's a thick, profound novel like one Gabriel Garcia Marquez's epic, illustrious tomes.

I don't know a word of Danish (and few Flemish ones, for that matter) but apparently we all speak the same language: good beer is good beer. While I, like others, wouldn't consider the Danish export quite as grandiose as the original, it is nearly every bit as sensuous and it makes every bit as good an addition to cellars and beer menus anywhere.

Photo of GDBEERMAN
4.47/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

 GDBEERMAN ( Wau-Kind-A?, Illinois )

A+ / 4.75  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2oz into snifter. 2008 vintage.
A: The body pours a rich, brown to light black body, that is very hazy around the edges where the most minimal light comes through. The light carbonation stream starts around the middle of the glass and rises with a constant preciseness. The head, a one finger pour, holds very well and does not retreat. The tan head, resembles a note of a lighter stout. The lacing on the glass is left in the pattern of a 45 degree angle at which the head is level while drinking.

S: A rich yeasty, raisin character . A deep and lingering aroma that denoted a rich, well aged and developed brew. Hints of spice, with nutmeg coming in at the most powerful. A deep waft senses a bit of warm brownies.

T/M: Hugely complex, from the moment the brew hits the lips, to the last very notion that beer was on the palate, all flavors are dancing and projecting different notes off each other. The front is a bold spice that rushes over the tongue and creates a warming effect. The mellow mouthfeel, shows the hidden, but present alcohol and backs up on the warming. The mouthfeel leave the mouth a waxy coating that releases flavors throughout. Notes of cinnamon and clove are found in the body. A very pleasant, rich note of raisins is underlining the experience. While malts do play a large role in this sensory experience, the hops do add a bit of bitterness on the finish. With a smooth luster of yellow cake on the off taste, this seals the deal. A great all around brew.

D: I find this to be an overly drinkable brew for the style. A beer that is great to sit back and enjoy while you take all the flavors and complexities in. The 10.00% alcohol is a bit present and if it would be masked a little different, I feel this would have received a 5 in score. None the less, stellar brew.

Photo of theghost3
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2007 vintage.

Pours a mahogany with a 2-finger off-white, bubbly head. Quickly dissipates. Minimal lacing.

Smell is very vinous with a hint of toasty malts. Taste is strong of red grapes, plums, brown sugar and figs. There's almost a brandy-type quality. Mouthfeel is crisp, medium/light-bodied.

This is very drinkable. Would go great with pasta & a tomato-based sauce. Not quite as rich as the Old Fisherman's Ale, but still very solid.

Originally reviewed 4/4/11.

Photo of alexgash
4.47/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very dark ruby; mostly clear. Small, ringy, tight-bubbled, light khaki brown head. Spicy fruit cake, dates, tartish, vinous malts. Powdered sugar and spiced rum. Nice. Leather and mildly roasted malts up front. Big, sugary and vinous fruits (plums, candied pears). Woody, madeira quality. Tobacco, light smoke, grape tartness, and hints of herbal hop bitterness in the finish. Full body. Soft feel with gentle carbonation. Would love to try the other version as this one is terrific!

Photo of dirtylou
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2007 vintage, scooped at beer temple in brussels - hooray for rare de struise

appearance: nightcap, served in wine glass at our lovely hotel - the dominican. lovely garnet-mahogany body with a creamy beige cap. fantastic retention

smell: classic quad - big malty aroma, brown sugar, toffee, dark fruits, belgian yeast, nicely spiced

taste: maybe not as brilliant as the reserva series, but a very nicely rounded quad - brown sugar, figs, dates, raisin, thick malts, holiday spice...love the pannepot line

mouthfeel: divine - creamy, medium-full bodied

drinkability: good

Photo of rtepiak
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

had the american version. known as the pannepeut. 2007.

this was had along side a pannepot the same evening and it was more of a food beer of the two. not at all similar outside of the beligian yeast quality. had a great feel. the feel was not as wonderful as their vintage. pour was coca cola brown with very little murkiness. nose of yeast, plum, sugar cane, fig and a mild hint of porter stale fruit and booze. went down a tad warm and thick yet airy. voluminous. palate was a bit more herbal than expected. had the quality of fruit but also some earth mineral and mild smoked malt porter sour. plum, thyme, extremely subtle astringent. alcohol not noticable outside of warming qualities. sherry finish but grainier and nicely distributed with by the carbonation. a beer to be has with food like a rochefort. fantastic.

Photo of Lupe
4.54/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Originally reviewed on: 04-11-2008

Pours a dark chestnut with reddish highlights. A small tan head capped the beer which quickly disappeared and left no lace.

Wonderful aroma of dark fruit (figs & raisins), spice (cinnamon & clove), some brown sugar. Some alcohol, a hint of banana, and a light metallic twang that comes with quads.

Malty flavors lead the way - caramel, toffee, and brown sugar. Dark fruit is present, adding raisin, fig, and plum. Gingerbread flavors come next, leading the way for more spices - nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon. Malty but not overly sweet - very well balanced. Alcohol is barely noticeable, adding just a bit of rum-raisin. Spicy ginger lingers on the tongue.

Medium-full in body, smooth and slightly chewy. Great depth of flavor and complexity and leaves you wanting more. Goes down almost too easily. Very enjoyable.

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.53/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2006 Bottle.

A-Deep brown hue. Khaki head. Good-looking color for a Quad. I can see a bit of sediment as I approach the end of the glass. Head fades away. Not too much lacing.

S-Dark, dried fruits. Rich brown sugar. A hint of alcohol. Extremely sweet. An aromatic, and multidimensional smell.

T-Like the nose. A bunch of different flavors strike the tongue. The overall flavor is somewhat mellow however. Easy to sip. You get all the important dark fruit and sugary tastes.

M-Not too heavy, but the carbonation was lacking here. The lack of carbonation lead me to notice the alcohol a bit more.

O/D-Happy to try it, but not my favorite. More mellow than anticipated. I won't knock the style just because it is not my favorite but I still appreciate the flavor.

Photo of nickd717
4.47/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle.

Pours a cloudy dark brown color with a small light tan head that lasts. Not lacking in viscosity.

The aroma is big, intense, and awesome. Caramel, toffee, raisins and other dark fruits, molasses.

Big amazing flavor as well, up there with regular Pannepot. Deep, rich malt notes, lots of toffee and some toast. Prunes, dates, and raisins, molasses, and slight anise.

Thick and silky smooth on the mouthfeel. Full-bodied with soft carbonation.

Despite the richness, finishing a sizable pour was easy. This is another excellent incarnation of an epic beer.

Photo of headbucket
3.7/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2008 bottle, lot A4DD.

A: A nice brown with a light tan colored head. Lots of little floaties in the beer since I wasn't careful when pouring. Not much lacing left around the glass but there is a nice swirl of foam around the edges of the glass and over top of the beer.

S: Sweet/candied dark fruits, little bit of brown sugar, and a little spice in there.

T: Dark fruits and sweetness like brown sugar on the start of the taste, spice comes in next(can't quite pinpoint which ones, but it tastes like a belgian beer in the middle for sure) as well as a bit of oak/woodiness. Brown sugar mostly lingers in the finish, a bit of the dark fruits, but they are overpowered.

M:Not very carbonated but it feels medium thick and dense.

O:Pretty nice. Not my favorite quad and I don't know that I taste too much of the barrel aging, would be interested to know what was aged in the barrels before this beer, or if they were new barrels. Interesting and glad that I got to try it, but won't be buying it again for the price of it.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 04-03-2011 01:31:08

Photo of teamizm
4.07/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2008 bottle poured into a mini snifter

Pours like a root beer - deep brown colors with bubbles and a very light head that recedes and leaves a nice little ring.

Smells like candied dark sugars, stone fruits, spices, caramel and, surprisingly, cola

Taste of dark fruits, raisins, caramel, dark chocolate. Interestingly it has an adjunct lager sort of taste in the back of my mouth after taking a few sips.

Mouthfeel is a little more carbonated that I would expect. Complex, but lacks a bit of the smoothness I was hoping for. Maybe another year in the bottle would soften the mouthfeel up

Pretty easy to drink. Not too hot, but you do get a small kick of booze in the back end.

Photo of TheJollyHop
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2007 Vintage: Deep ruby brown pour with a small (1/2 inch) head.

Scents of toasted buttered brioche rolls, port soaked prunes, over-ripened berries, caramelized sugar, alcohol,; full of fruity esters similar to wine.

Tastes of ripe and juicy plums and cranberries meshing with an alcohol warmth that gets encompassed by stewed figs, pear, toasted malt and Belgian Candi sugar. Bitterness is noticeable and keeps the heavy, yet clean, malt character in check. Slightly oily mouthfeel as well. Drinks extremely easy due to the medium level of carbonation and body.

A great example of the style to be had multiple times.

Photo of jdense
4.42/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Belmont Station PDX, $8 for 33cl poured into tulip, enjoyed with BA Supreme John Michaelsen, 7.27.11. Thanks John!

Darkish brown head, two fingers, medium dissipation with some lacing retained. Nose gives a hint of the pleasures to come, tres complex, I picked up some smoke, burnished leather, dark stone fruit. The beer got, if possible, even more complex as it warmed, changed character like a chameleon, dates, molasses, smoke, leather, green tobacco wrapper, hint of floral hops at the end. Mouthfeel is on the full side of medium, viscous, a bit sticky, but a pretty dry finish.

One of the world's great Quads, stands side by side with Trappist varieties, lucky to have this on tap. I'd enjoyed part of a 2006 bottle before, while that was a bit oxidized (not overly so), this tap version was sublime, ultra complex and muy delicious. World Class.

Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.97/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Plum brown and cloudy. Half finger head that quickly turns into a light sheen and leaves decently good lacing.

Sweet brown sugar and pureed dark fruits come to mind on the smell. A little smoky malt and spices follow.

Plums, raisins and molasses start off the flavor. There's no shortage of leathery dark fruit flavors, especially prunes, plums, raisins and figs. Malts are dark and caramelly. Spices are light but detectable.

Feel is thick, rich, full bodied and very sweet, with a lingering prune/raisin/fig aftertaste. Carbonation is light.

Drinks pretty well. A nice quad.

Photo of baggio
3.88/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The danish version of Pannepot. 2006 Vintage.

A: Dark brown with a small whitebrown lace on top.

S: Not much. Plumbs, metal(!), dark fruits, raisins.

T: Black cherry, nuts, caramel, plums, spices, figs, sugar.

M: Smooth and sweet with a nice warmth from the alcohol. Low carbonation.

For a 10% ABV-brew this is dangerously drinkable. Very different from the orignal Pannepot but not in a bad way. I like the orignal version better but this was a fine treat during a dull winter evening. Recommended

Photo of mcallister
3.28/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

2008 Vintage

Dirty opaque brown like sewage with a small tan head that holds good retention leaving a spotty lace.

Very fruity spicey aromatics. Some pitted fruit and berry esters with a hint of toffee and wood.

Well I love the normal Pannepot and had high hopes for this version and have been waiting quite some time to try it and needless to say am a bit let down. The aging in barrel hardly comes through, their are some spicey characteristics with hints of chocolate, no wood, and more pitted fruits. Things just seem discombobulated and out of place. Have a couple more I'll age and see what happens.

Photo of dasenebler
4.62/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pannepeut 2008, Belgium. Different artwork than on the label above, also with an "eu" replacing the "ø."

Pours a rich, dark mahogany with a tight tan head. Good lacing, with a thin layer retaining.

Aroma is boozy and reminiscent of port wine, with loads of raisins and a huge buttery maltiness.

Flavor is exceptional. Loads of sweet, bready malts with a touch of roast and a heavy dose of dark fruit. Prunes, raisins, cocoa and dulce de leche. Rich, seductive and delicious. Subtle hopping, on the backend mainly. Not as spicy as Pannepot. Alcohol is noticeable, but not prevalent. Signature Struise finish and smooth feel, though I feel this lacked a bit of weight on the tongue.

Outstanding beer, just like everything else I've had from Struise. Compared to the standard Pannepot, I feel that this beer is maltier and slightly less complex, but nevertheless awesome.

Photo of Jeffo
3.61/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got this one at Geers in Ghent.

From a bottle into a chalice
Vintage: 2007
Sampled directly after a Pannepot 2008

APPEARANCE: Pours a 1 ½ finger medium-thick tan head with great retention. Deep sienna brown in color, opaque, with no visible carbonation evident. Head slowly fades to a healthy foam cap that stays until the finish, but leaves no real lacing down the glass.

SMELL: A bit of a muted nose unfortunately. Some caramel malt and hints of spices and herbs, but not much else there. Pleasant, but not bold enough.

TASTE: Lots caramel malt and brown sugary sweetness. Some dark fruits, grapes and raisins perhaps, as well as notes of red wine through the middle. The finish shows some sweet and spicy alcohol along side some hop bitterness as well and leads into a bold but short lived aftertaste. Tasty for sure, and much more impressive than the nose had indicated.

PALATE: Medium body and not quite as creamy as hoped. Goes down smooth though, with a bit of an alcohol burn at the finish, though well measured, and finishes slightly dry on the palate.

OVERALL: Essentially, this brew is Pannepot without the added spices and herbs. Though Pannepeut is a nice beer on its own right, I don’t think it even compares to its superior and better-known brother in terms of complexity and enjoyment. This is one I would have again, but would reach for the regular Pannepot nine times out of ten. Worth checking out to make up your own mind if you get the chance.

Photo of beerpirates
4.32/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

33 cl bottle poured into my struise glass

A : Pours a crystal clear deep ruby red color with smallish light tan head that quickly dissapears.
S : aroma is loaded with sweet caramel, dark cherries, bit of ash, blackberries, vanilla, cream.
T : Flavor is fairly sweet, bit of caramel, vanilla, cherries, faint tartness, with a mildly sweet finish.
M : very smooth and creamy beer , Nice
D : very drinkable , no alcohol taste
A very nice brew overall.

Photo of Bubba83
4.72/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Originally reviewed on 09/06/2010. This is one of the reviews that was affected by the botched merge in order to clean up De Struise beers on BA.

2007 vintage, labeled "Pannepeut". Poured into a tulip at probably a little over 50 degrees.

Pours a nice dark brown color, but has hints of amber and ruby/deep purple at the edges. About one finger width of light tan head, appears fine, with no large bubbles in it. Good retention and okay lacing. About what I would expect for a beer of this caliber.

The aroma is outstanding. Big time red grape character jumps out of the glass, but other dark fruits quickly follow. Stuff like plum, raisin, raspberry, blackberry, currants, I'm even getting strawberries. Pick a fruit with berry in the name, then smell the beer, and I guarantee you'll find it. Beyond that, there is some definite angel food cake, along with some chocolate, and vanilla. Bunch of yeasty banana rounds things out, but not much spice or earth to be found.

Taste is right in line with the nose, but maybe a bit more mellow than I would have expected. First thing I taste is raspberry, followed by grape soda, sweet fruitcake, banana, earth, and finally a dash of black pepper. The nose just trumps this a little bit, but yeah, this is right up my alley and quite an amazing tasting quad.

Great feel, tender, yet sparkly enough to tickle the tongue and liven things up. Consistency is perfect, around medium.

A very approachable, amazing quad. I was expecting a decent bit of heat in the finish, but I got none. Maybe the age has worked some wonders by now to make this guy as stunningly drinkable as it is. I thoroughly enjoyed this beer until the last drop. Pannepot and Pannepeut remain my favorite quads, and I'm including Westy 12 when I make that statement.

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Pannepøt - Old Monk's Ale from De Struise Brouwers
93 out of 100 based on 432 ratings.