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Pannepot Wild - De Struise Brouwers

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Pannepot WildPannepot Wild

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

89 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 121
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-14-2010)
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MaineMike

Maine

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-28-2011 05:39:29 | More by MaineMike
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Mark000

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +9%

12-18-2011 21:12:37 | More by Mark000
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-14-2011 00:42:48 | More by spycow
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-08-2011 12:51:33 | More by nathanjohnson
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-26-2011 01:34:30 | More by Rochefort10nh
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cbutova

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-22-2011 00:58:03 | More by cbutova
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clegolfski

Ohio

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-21-2011 21:59:21 | More by clegolfski
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ithinkimasofa

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-15-2011 05:53:23 | More by ithinkimasofa
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-15-2011 00:29:58 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-14-2011 23:23:46 | More by whartontallboy
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-14-2011 19:50:56 | More by JAHMUR
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev -6.1%

Dark chestnut with frothy cap of brown head. Scent is deep and complex with notes of fig, prune, raisin, fruit and port wine, solid notes of dry wood with a sourness is more akin to vatted cask aging than a full on brett onslaught. Taste begins with the big bold notes of dark fruit meshed with a hint of mulled wine, oak precedes a light sour funk that masks a little of the developing quad notes. Medium bodied, light carbonation. Overall, the original is cut an excellent beer that the light bits of brett really don't help too much, it actually masks the complexity.

10-09-2011 21:58:21 | More by rfgetz
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AgentZero

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -13.3%

WW5 bottle from Avalon68. Cheers!

A - Well, right out of the gate this thing just exploded, which was pretty surprising. Rusty brown colored beer with a foamy beige head from the explosion.

S - I'm not totally thrille with this. I've love the regular version of this beer, as something that is a very nice quad. This loses a bit of its quad nature to some of the funk an sourness. It smells good, but I prefer the regular.

T - Sweeter, with some grapes and vinous influence on a quad. There are some dark fruits, oak. Can pick up a little bit of roast on this one even.

M - Full bodied with some pretty active carbonation. Also, it exploded.

O - An interesting beer, I liked it, but I thought it actually takes away from the good quad nature that Pannepot usually has. Glad to have tried it.

09-28-2011 04:58:44 | More by AgentZero
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Burt

Rhode Island

4.33/5  rDev +4.8%

Half pour, served in a wine glass.

Dark brown hazy with a nice tan head that dispersed slowly and left a little lacing.

Dried cherry, unsweetened chocolate, acai, some funkiness, spice and light alcohol.

Dried fruit and chocolate in the front, molasses in the middle, tart and funky with slick finish.

Not as good as the as the Reserva but it was pretty good.

09-11-2011 20:21:05 | More by Burt
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woosterbill

Kentucky

4.33/5  rDev +4.8%

On tap at Ebenezer's into a tulip.

A: Opaque dark brown body under a finger of fine light-brown foam. Nice.

S: Spicy, chocolatey, and grassy. Dark fruits, a bit of barnyard, and some light tartness. Very nice, hugely complex.

T: A wild explosion of flavors: brown sugar, prunes, grass, flowers, clove, pepper, grapes, Brett, and a rich maple sweetness on the lightly boozy finish. Intoxicating in every sense of the word.

M: Frothy, thick, and sticky. In a word, big.

O: I was a bit underwhelmed by this one at first (especially given its $14 price tag), but as it warmed the aroma and flavor both opened up magnificently. I'd really like to try it side-by-side with regular Pannepot someday to see exactly how big of a difference the Brett makes; I'm not entirely sure that the influx of grassiness and faint tartness is really an improvement over the spectacular base, but it was still one hell of a beer.

Cheers!

08-29-2011 01:17:57 | More by woosterbill
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev +6.1%

Brown edged black without any retention or lace. Looks like flat root beer.

Dark and roasty with caramel and chocolate covered cherry. Makes me think of all sorts of nightime sexy words like alluring, seductive and indulgent.

Tastes as indulgent as it smells. I can pick out fig, caramel, and dark bread crust. The Brett is very light handed, adding only a little green grape peel hiccup in the middle. Better and better as it warms.

The Brett doesn't really do too much and I think I like plain ol' Pannepot better.

08-27-2011 20:54:29 | More by donkeyrunner
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev -5.6%

A - Cola colored, off white head with  small bubbles

S - candied sugar, dark fruits, slightly bready. 

T - A bit like the nose. Bready, dark fruits, sweet.  Smallest amount of tart/ sour notes in finish. 

M - Medium, smooth. 

O - Not my favorite of the pannepot variations but very good.   

08-26-2011 22:46:13 | More by s1ckboy
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.83/5  rDev +16.9%

Notes of dark fruit, plums, raisins, are immediately noticeable as is the rich oak notes that are coming at me. Nothing sours here at all about this one. Complex sugary notes dancing around with a touch of a grape skin like tartness hidden way in the back. Interesting mix of flavors here for sure. The balance in flavor here is sublime and I have to admit I am utterly floored. Oak flavor all over this, just wonderful woody notes that are soaked with a rich spiciness that I can only equate the yeast flavor in a perfect quad. Again with the grapes and plum notes offering just that light touch of fruit flavor before melding back into a super dry finish. Small touch of tartness again as it fades away.

08-24-2011 03:07:20 | More by mikesgroove
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kingcrowing

Vermont

4.6/5  rDev +11.4%

On tap at Lions Pride poured into a wine glass.

Pours a dark brown - just like the other versions, it has a small brown head and some tiny lacing but it's subtle. Nose is fairly mild, there is some funk but don't think Cantillon or 3F.

Taste is perfection, I think I've had all the versions of Pannepot but this is clearly the top version, the alcohol is mellowed out bythe funk, it isn't too sweet but it's still complex and nutty.

At $14 a glass its not something I'd have often but it is fantastic!

08-17-2011 01:33:45 | More by kingcrowing
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rvdoorn

Netherlands

3.78/5  rDev -8.5%

Bought this bottle a long time ago in the struise webshop.
Look: pours hazy dark brown color with a light brown head.
Smell: Light sourness, wine and funk, dark fruits (Plums, raisins), candy sugar, cloves and alcohol. A bit lighter in smell than the regular
Taste: Red grapes, light funk, light vinegar, dark fruits, molasses, but also spicy (pepper, clove), vanilla and a bit alcohol hop bitterness in the aftertaste.
Mouthfeel: Medium-low carbonation and medium body
Overall: Nice brew, but prefer the non infected version

07-26-2011 18:56:49 | More by rvdoorn
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ChrisPro

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

On tap at Ebenezer's Pub

A - dark murky brown with a khaki frothy head. Effervescence from the bottlm replenishes the head for a while. Nice lacing as I drank.

S - tons of dark fruits and caramel along with some spice that reminded me of nutmeg. There was a bit of Brett funk, but nowhere near what I expected. I had expected the Brett to change the beer, but really all it did was add a slight complexity to a stellar brew.

T - very sweet burnt sugar followed by a great nutty bitter finish.

M - Full bodied and slightly sharp carbonation, but it still worked. With as sweet as the beer is, it seemed to leave a slightly dry tannic finish on my tongue. No booze at all.

O - confirms that De Struise is the best quad maker in the world. Just an awesome variation on an already impressive beer. Definitely would love to try again (but still prefer the regular).

07-24-2011 00:51:35 | More by ChrisPro
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +6.1%

On-tap at Ebenezer's Pub and Lion's Pride. Served in tulip, over and over. Had this one a lot...like maybe 7 times between the two spots.

A - Pours black brown, large frothy tan head, sticky lacing, large cap. This one was very frothy, sticky, and dark. Purty.

S - Nice bretty funk, brown sugar, dark fruit, burnt sugars. The brett adds another dimension onto an already stellar Quad. Really enjoyed the slight funk on this one mixed with the sugars and dark fruits.

T - More dark fruit forward then the nose, burnt sugars, molasses, chocolate, oak, brett funk, raisins. The brett is still there, but takes a back seat to the base beer on the palate, which is totally cool with me.

M - Body is medium, good carbonation, creamy finish.

O - I really really (really) enjoyed this one....at $14 a pop, it was expensive, but I was on vacation and I didn't give a shit. Chris even gave me a free one before we headed out. Glad the fiance drove back! Simply outstanding on-tap, you must try it at either establishment!

Edit: I had this from 3 different kegs and didn't experience any sour or tart notes, as others have noted.

07-12-2011 14:35:22 | More by Sean9689
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Kinsman

California

3.98/5  rDev -3.6%

Pours a dark mahogany color with ruby red highlights and just a tiny showing of thin white head.

Aroma is similar to reserva, fruity sweetness suggesting figs and raisins mixed in with some hints of spice. Wild aspect adds a bit of a funky amonia character but without the tyipcal potency of sours.

Taste is rather sweet and fruity and does have a strong a phenolic spice character as reserva had. Not much of a woody character but a definite sour flavor sets this apart from the other Pannepots. Still though, I'm not sure the funk adds much to what is an already great tasting quad.

Mouthfeel is crisp and a bit try but not quite as puckering as I would have expected. Overall, an interseting twist on the quad but I still prefer Reserva.

04-09-2011 23:58:22 | More by Kinsman
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sisuspeed

New Hampshire

4.1/5  rDev -0.7%

Wow, this bottle is lively. Gushed all over the place, but luckily some of it wound up in my glass. Thanks for sharing Dave!

Pours a dark, murky, brown-red with a thin ring of light tan foam. Leaves some nice lacing behind.

Sweet cherry and Belgian spice on the nose. Sweet acidity and some barnyard funk. Earthy and musty with a hint of caramel. Nice complexity.

Blegian spice and sweet cherries on the tongue. Much like the nose. Earthy oak. Cherry is the dominant fruit followed by red grapes. More earthy and funky than sour. Nice brett presence. Interesting take on the regular Pannepot. I like it.

Mouthfeel is earthy and dry with a touch of sweetness. Almost saison-like. Slightly tannic. Good carbonation.

Overall, I like this beer quite a bit. A nice addition to the Pannepot series. Tastes more like a fruity brett saison than anything else. I found my glass to be enjoyable, but due to the rarity of this beer I don't think I'll be seeking out another. Worth trying if you have easy access.

04-05-2011 19:15:53 | More by sisuspeed
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rye726

Colorado

4.6/5  rDev +11.4%

Up for review is a 750ml bottle of Pannepot Wild. Poured into a snifter at cellar temp. Not a gusher. Great color as usual, nice head. Bretty funk over Pannepot. Was expecting this to be more sour. Medium body, well carbonated. Will be interesting to se how this ages.

02-21-2011 01:51:02 | More by rye726
Pannepot Wild from De Struise Brouwers
91 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.