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Pannepot Grand Reserva - De Struise Brouwers

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

435 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 435
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 160
Gots: 153 | 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: SacoDeToro on 03-20-2008)
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

DrBier, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of brianmandell
3.6/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Vintage 2008

-Pours a dark reddish-brown with head reducing to fine lacing.

-Delicious aroma of sherry, plum / jammy dark fruit, sweet molasses, beef gravy and cardboard

-The taste is oxidized and one dimensional. Unfortunately that dimension is cardboard. There is a pleasant note of dark fruit finishing with with a hint of soy sauce and bitter malt. An unpleasant aftertaste develops.

-Mouthfeel is silky with very fine, creamy carbonation.

-I think this would have been a very fine beer in its prime. I recently had a 2010 Reserva that rocked my world. This is a shell of that beer. I am giving extra points to the overall score given that opening any beer at this age is a crapshoot and that Pannepot has not disappointed me in the past.

brianmandell, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Georgiabeer, Jul 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

dwagner003, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

beast464, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Beervana, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

rollom, Jul 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

LIVEfreak2, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

KAF, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.71/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

2005 vintage.

Pours a clear dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, candied fruit, and slight cardboard aromas. Taste is much the same with candied fruit, caramel, and slight cardboard flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that seems a bit old and oxidized at this point, but it's still fairly tasty as is.

UCLABrewN84, Jul 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

KG710, Jun 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

muskiesman, Jun 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

tykechandler, Jun 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

kingjohnh, Jun 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

yeaprolly, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

leftstagebrew, May 07, 2014
Photo of hooliganlife
4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

grand reserva vintage

pours quite still, dark thick cola black. basically no head

sweet dark fruit candy, faint leather, sherry, and plum.

has some oxidation for sure however i do not feel its taking away from the flavors. the sherry flavor is quite nice. well rounded subtle complex dark fruits and rich candy.

mild to moderate carbonation, just enough to liven up the body and the flavors. felt it complimented the flavors perfectly.

old, yes. but still drinking well IMO

hooliganlife, Apr 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

udubdawg, Apr 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Burt, Apr 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

Mikeluzzjr, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Kramerbarthomer, Mar 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Holland, Mar 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

ElGallo, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of BarrytheBear
4.19/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

2005 vintage courtesy of Steve...thank you!

A nice dark brown with a good half inch cap that rings and puddles.

Plenty of wood and wet paper along with tobacco leaf and chocolate. There's a nice roasted coffee here as well that's unexpected.

Interesting quad and not wholly anticipated: coal, dark fruits, figs, and molasses encompassed by a sweet sherry-like sweetness. Red grapes and roasted coffee on the back end with lingering port qualities.

On the low end of carbonation with a moderate body that shows it's age while still holding its ground.

Sophie Marceau...aging but still plenty well put together.

BarrytheBear, Mar 12, 2014
Pannepot Grand Reserva from De Struise Brouwers
96 out of 100 based on 435 ratings.