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Pannepøt - Old Monk's Ale - De Struise Brouwers

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

389 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 389
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 35
Gots: 82 | FT: 5
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: weeare138 on 04-02-2007)
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

03-23-2014 04:35:15 | More by kylemckinnis
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chugalug06

Colorado

4.35/5  rDev +3.6%

2011

Snappy head never rises. No lacing. Brew is super dark purple/red in color.

Peppery, Buttery, clove. Not overly Belgian. Well done.

Lots of smooth raisiny-cloves. Peppery finish and buttery drinkability. Carbonation feel is much stronger than appearance; it's very prickly. Smooth boozy finish with feel. Sweetness is high, but not sugary. Zero bitterness. Dry.

A solid beer. This should be considered one of the tops in it's class. A calm, mellow brew. Highly recommended.

03-23-2014 02:43:26 | More by chugalug06
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BJSmit

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

03-22-2014 22:10:29 | More by BJSmit
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beergoot

Colorado

4.04/5  rDev -3.8%

Hazy, tawny brown body with a thin yet lasting head. Figs, prunes, and raisins make up the bulk of the aroma with a strong (but not overpowering) whiff of booziness and heavy maltiness. Molasses and faint brown sugar flavor notes mingle with the dark fruit character. Medium-heavy body; a bit coarse; chewy and semi-dry finish.

This quad says it all with its big malt and booze-like tones. Moderately sweet but the alcohol edge and hop bitterness keep things balanced and interesting. Bold and flavorful with a knockout punch of alcohol make this one a fine, slow sipper.

03-10-2014 22:34:44 | More by beergoot
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.8%

03-10-2014 00:16:59 | More by shehateme
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -6.4%

2012 vintage, 330ml bottle

pours a murky brown with rust colored hues. no head whatsoever. rich aroma, slightly boozy, earthy. a bit of fig, tobacco, vanilla. taste has similar flavors. complex malt, neither sweet nor dry. thin body, low carbonation. I'd prefer a bit more body.

overall - decent, but a disappointment compared to the top quads from Belgium.

03-09-2014 04:55:18 | More by jmdrpi
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BigMike

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

02-28-2014 22:24:05 | More by BigMike
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

02-24-2014 15:16:28 | More by rolltide8425
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sia478

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

02-21-2014 23:53:18 | More by sia478
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

02-13-2014 06:21:39 | More by MarkyMOD
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SStein

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

02-02-2014 09:17:31 | More by SStein
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

4/5  rDev -4.8%

01-28-2014 02:36:41 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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Kendo

New York

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%

Labeled as Pannepeut Old Monk’s Ale, 2011. Consumed 12/27/13.

A: Poured into a Piraat tulip/snifter-type glass. Body is dark brown with a small khaki-colored head that disappears quickly.

S: Booze, fruit & spices are the initial generic descriptors.

T: Cola-like in some ways, with a sweet foundation of malted sugars. After that there is a bit of dried fruit – prunes come to mind – and molasses. Modest spice - cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice perhaps? Again, sweetness prevails. Booze shows up on the end as a drying element, then provides heat in the belly pretty quickly. Clean aftertaste despite all that sugary sweetness.

M: I’m guessing that the 2+ years in the bottle has made this kinda flat. Call it medium to full in heft, with little to no carbonation.

O: Good stuff, though this isn't blowing my mind like some other De Struise offerings. Perhaps it would've been better fresh.

12-27-2013 21:19:39 | More by Kendo
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cp45

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.8%

12-25-2013 21:37:16 | More by cp45
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Dbrag

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-29-2013 16:02:21 | More by Dbrag
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ManforallSaisons

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

A 2013 bottle picked up at the brewery a week ago, cellared and then briefly fridged. Poured briskly and directly into a tulip, almost inert, only a bit bit of froth and a ring of continued bubbling action around the rim of the liquid, mahogany with some ruby glints. But good legs, no sediment, enticing to look at. Not a big bloom of aroma but still enticing, with clove, cherry, cinnamon, root beer, a bit of basement workshop, meaning sawdust and a tad of funk. Whoa, caramel malt, very brown sugar, a lick of tart cherry or raspberry, a whiff of tobacco, and just a bit of some herbacious hops drying the edges of the tongue. Rich but less complex than, say, it's -pot brother. That drying helps define the mouthfeel, too, by cleaning up a bit of chewiness and oiliness in the body.

11-23-2013 19:58:25 | More by ManforallSaisons
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Benesi88

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

11-22-2013 16:20:01 | More by Benesi88
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-20-2013 03:57:22 | More by bpfrush
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Kruja5

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-17-2013 22:11:22 | More by Kruja5
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ToasterChef

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-17-2013 01:49:09 | More by ToasterChef
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

4.31/5  rDev +2.6%

33cl Bottle: 2007 version, slightly out of date when opened on 22 Oct 13. Poured lovingly into a Westmalle chalice at home. I wanted to keep it longer, but I needed a ’good beer fix’ so extracted it from my aging stash and cooled it for an hour before broaching it.

Looks a rich, deep brown colour with a ruby red hue in strong light: on top a thin beige covering and collar.

The nose is a delight: sweet malt drenched dark fruits fill the air around the glass and make you want to dive in.

Dive in I did: the taste is divine. I love sweet malty brews and this fits completely into my style. Gorgeous flavours of spices, yeast and those sweet dark fruits blend together giving a wonderfully tasting beer that belies the 10% ABV it stacks. Full bodied and a really lovely night cap.

11-12-2013 12:06:47 | More by BlackHaddock
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

11-08-2013 13:48:47 | More by discharmingly
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leitmotif

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

11-07-2013 20:41:21 | More by leitmotif
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

11-07-2013 20:13:00 | More by Ciocanelu
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pkenkman

Estonia

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-06-2013 21:37:17 | More by pkenkman
Pannepøt - Old Monk's Ale from De Struise Brouwers
93 out of 100 based on 389 ratings.