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Panil Barriquée (Sour Version) - Panil

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Panil Barriquée (Sour Version)Panil Barriquée (Sour Version)

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BA SCORE
89
very good

337 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 337
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 22
Gots: 61 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Italy

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is the version imported to the US.

(Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 10-23-2006)
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4.01/5  rDev +1%

(bottle of batch 057 - 2012? - poured into a Bourgogne de Flanders stemmed glass)

A: very clear, dark purplish-red... very little foam on the pour - seemed to tumble itself down into the beer while pouring... fairly standard, I suppose

S: decent bit of barrel overtone - fresh wood, perhaps a touch of vanilla deep underneath... dark, dried fruit - cherry, grape skin - but not quite bright or sweetish... the often vibrant almost citrusy/flowery tones in other examples seemed very toned down here

T: dark, bruised fruit - mellow blend of cherry, red grape... vinous overtone... not sweet in the least, actually remarkably dry - mellow, polished tartness... vague hint of mocha in the aftertaste

M: thinnish, dry... tight, compact roundness up front - drops away like a shadow shrinking into a corner... no residual malt viscosity... carbonation is near nil, feels still

O: not bad coming from Italy... one of the more delicate, subdued examples of the style... obviously well made, but lacking life a little... reminded me most of a darker-tasting Rodenbach (Grand Cru)

04-25-2014 22:16:48 | More by Bouleboubier
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n2185

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-21-2014 00:44:22 | More by n2185
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510a

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-15-2014 21:45:52 | More by 510a
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brianmandell

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-15-2014 02:44:42 | More by brianmandell
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-07-2014 19:15:00 | More by Barnsley
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halo913

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-07-2014 14:54:05 | More by halo913
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Mugsbat

Florida

3/5  rDev -24.4%

04-06-2014 06:12:54 | More by Mugsbat
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-04-2014 17:14:17 | More by TheBeeraholic
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polishkaz

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -24.4%

03-16-2014 16:47:46 | More by polishkaz
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Sonofalime

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-11-2014 21:34:57 | More by Sonofalime
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ThePaleRider

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-11-2014 15:36:17 | More by ThePaleRider
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Matthewpakula

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-08-2014 02:39:50 | More by Matthewpakula
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Maxwell

Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev +5.5%

The beer pours a gorgeous, muddled pink, almost like a fruited Berliner Weisse. It sits in the glass a regal, dark purple color with maroon and ruby hues. The beer pours with a head of miniscule, creamy white bubbles that form a pillow, and then quickly settles into a fat scrim around the beer. In body, the beer is dark and hazy, but clear of particles and cloudiness. On the nose, the beer smells of light vinegar, cherries, leather, and nearly vinous. Touches of grape and soft plum dance on the edges of the scent along with rich vanilla from the oak. The funky leather and cherry scents are earthy and rich with vinegar, which I adore, but they are also constrained and mellow. The nose of this beer revels in subtle complexity; it is funky, but not in a way that would kick your nose. On the tongue, the beer tastes tart with acidity, sweet with fruity malt, and bitter with oak tannin. The oak leaves a strange twinge to the pucker in your cheeks. The beer finishes dry and tannic. In flavor, the beer begins as sweet plum juice, tinged with tart cherry leather, this bulls head on into a wall of rich, oak tannin that blankets the middle of the sip, all but obliterating the fruity notes and bringing vanilla, earth and finally a touch of chocolate into play. Touches of grape juice and rich red wine can also be sensed in the start of the sip, while the finish is long and decadent with oak, vanilla, touches of tart grapes, and bitter herbal tannin. The aftertaste is hard to distinguish from the finish, as the beer has tremendous lasting power in the mouth. For all intents and purposes, the finish and the aftertaste are the same. In body, the beer is on the light side of medium, with a middling carbonation that gives a nice pillow to the tongue. Mouthfeel is smooth, if a bit watery, providing superb drinkability until the beer hits the back of the palate. In the back, the tannin does touch with a quick bite of astringency, but this quickly fades to just leave a bit of tightness in the tongue. The mouth is left slightly dry, with just a touch of saliva oozing in to cancel the lingering acidity of the beer. Overall, this is yet another superb Flanders Red. This particular beer revels in the rich character it gained from unique Bordeaux cognac barrels. Admittedly, I have not drank a lot of cognac from Bordeaux (I thought Cognac could only be made in a region surrounding the town of Cognac?) but I think an experienced Cognac drinker would definitely find subtle hints within this beer reminiscent of that drink. This is a Flanders Red of subtle intrigue and beauty, like a fine red wine. It unfurled on my tongue like a puzzle, and I very much enjoyed that. My chief complaint with the beer comes from its thinness. I want my Flanders Reds to be medium bodied, and this one is just a little too far below this bench mark for me. It is superbly drinkable, but loses a little oomf. The beer’s tannic structure also allows it to grip the mouth quite nicely, and provides some amazing complexities, though it is a little too raw for my personal tastes. In the end though, it’s a great Flanders red.

02-20-2014 02:03:08 | More by Maxwell
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bennetj17

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

02-19-2014 05:40:06 | More by bennetj17
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CaseyGroh

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

02-17-2014 03:37:27 | More by CaseyGroh
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

02-08-2014 02:17:34 | More by JakerLou
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

01-06-2014 05:46:27 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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n00blar

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

01-01-2014 05:16:32 | More by n00blar
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budsandsuds8

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-31-2013 21:32:49 | More by budsandsuds8
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-30-2013 00:53:02 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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ystazi

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

12-23-2013 02:29:04 | More by ystazi
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-22-2013 13:08:27 | More by Kelp
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

12-22-2013 02:07:02 | More by Satchboogie
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

12-17-2013 17:03:54 | More by MarkyMOD
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toronto_beermaven

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

12-11-2013 20:53:24 | More by toronto_beermaven
Panil Barriquée (Sour Version) from Panil
89 out of 100 based on 337 ratings.