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Pannepot Reserva | De Struise Brouwers

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4.31/5
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1,161 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers
Belgium
struise.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-02-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#543
Reviews:
390
Ratings:
1,161
pDev:
8.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
132
Gots:
232
Trade:
20
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Photo of JakerLou
4.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rudzud
3.91/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up back in 2008. I thought I did a 10 year vertical of this last year but apparently not. Heck, that's my picture in this beer listing...

A - Poured into my Duvel tulip a clear deep mahogany hue with no real head, just a little bit of wisps. Solid legs.

S - Aromas of sticky plums, caramel, sweet (but not cloy) malts, little bit of oak. Nice raisins. Actually quite enjoyable.

T - Taste is similar to the nose. Definitely old, little bit of oxidation. Thankfully no real cardboard flavours. Sticky plums and raisins, little bit of alcohol sweetness. Rather woody, little bit of an almost smoky ester thing going on which is really bizarre. The raisin and caramel is quite nice, but, the other aspects clash with it.

M - Mouthfeel is rather nice, surprisingly, lightly carbonated but not cloy or sticky.

O - Overall it was a solid quad, probably should have drank it 2+ years ago but still, it was fun to try!

Serving Type: Bottle

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Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dzu
4.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Vintage 2010.
Poured from 0.33l bottle into chalice.
L: Pitch black color with a weak tan foam haed.
S: Whisky, red wine, plums.
T: Sweets, plums, caramel, grapes, oak barrel.
F: Tight body and low carbonation. Interesting aftertaste.
O: Fantastic balanced De Struise quad. One of theirs best.

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Photo of Prager62
4.78/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A 2010 bottle that I purchased in Iowa last fall and buried in the beer fridge. Pouring it in my Duvel glass for the occasion.

Look- Pours a dark brown with a ruby tint that makes it look like whiskey. It produces a small finger of creamy tan foam that slowly settles leaving a thick ring around the glass. No lacing is present.

Smell- Boozy alcohol like aged port or single malt scotch that opens up to figs, raisins and a hint of cherry. There's a little wood that creeps in.

Taste- Boozy dark fruit with plums, figs, dates, raisins and cherry. A touch of caramel sweetness and dry oak in the finish.

Feel- Velvety slick up front yielding to some alcohol heat and a slightly dry finish.

Overall- In a word? Wow! This is one complex beer that tastes and drinks like a spirit or port wine. It still packs a punch and the glow I'm feeling as I finish this bottle makes it seem bigger than a 10% abv. beer. I have a couple more left and will be keeping my eyes open for this again as I'd love to try different vintages. I was shocked to see this wasn't rated world class.

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Photo of Beersnake1
4.03/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012 vintage poured from cellar temp. Pours a dark brown, borderline black, color with little carbonation. Nose is incredible. Getting mostly sweet grapes, sour cherries, and oak. Taste is a bit of barnyard funk, a bit sour, a bit malty, and maybe a hint of tobacco. With 5 years of age, it might be a metallic and oxidized. Mouthfeel is medium bodied. Overall, pretty good but perhaps a bit past its prime.

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Photo of mcrawford
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dvmin98
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MDDMD
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mtn
3.79/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2012 vintage. Seems like an infected bottle, but still drinkable. Does not drink like other quads I've had, nor does it have any of the attributes I'm reading about in other reviews or the De Struise website. It's all oak and sour. Has a nice somewhat oud bruin quality, and not a drain pour by any means, but I don't think this is what the brewer intended to have in this bottle. Would like to review again

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Photo of Futbolmanby
3.89/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattreitz49
3.81/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Buck89
4.41/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2010 vintage poured from a bottle into a snifter. A muddy brown color with a modest tan head. Aromas of raisins, figs, toffee, and cherries. The taste was spectacular: a seamless blend of rich caramel malt, stone fruit, and floral hops. Really wonderful with a silky feel. The ABV was well-hidden. An outstanding beer.

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Photo of igl
5/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2012

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Photo of Ninjakillzu
4.65/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a Pint Defiance tulip. 2012 vintage. The body is dark brown with a thin tan ring around the glass. Aromas consist of dark fruits, molasses, spice, oak barrels, black licorice, herbs, coffee, and dark chocolate. Flavors are the same, but there is a mild yougerty tartness. The feel is heavy bodied, with medium carbonation.

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Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4.19/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of loganburgh
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ZEB89
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bshefftz
4.45/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Casey_L
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ScottP
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jerk_Store
4.19/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of unclekeith
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottsoileau
4.52/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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