Pannepot Grand Reserva | De Struise Brouwers

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Pannepot Grand ReservaPannepot Grand Reserva
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers
Belgium
struise.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by SacoDeToro on 03-20-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
644
Reviews:
247
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
Wants:
187
Gots:
204
For Trade:
18
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Photo of JamFuel
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ajm5108
4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

2010 Vintage. Still has great carbonation well after the pour, fizzy and cola-like. Nose has lots of toffee malt, nice oak woodiness and a little of the classic dark fruit Belgian phenol. Taste is the same combo but with those phenols jostling for more attention. Definitely a classic quad with all the right flavors - fig, cola, chocolate covered cherry, phenol - though I struggled to discern the oak and what that brought to the table. It has been a bit since I have had the regular Pannepot but I don't think there was much added by the additional aging beyond smoothing out some of the flavors, which is certainly beneficial as I found regular Pannepot to have a tad too much tannin flavor.

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Photo of MrDell
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Epiktetos
4.16/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brent_B
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mcthfg
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LocusSolus
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pathman
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

12/16/16 bottle 2011

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Photo of Bruno74200
4.68/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Wow. This beer is almost underrated on this site. Complex and simple. The 2011 version bottled in 2016 is balanced. The Fruity esters and the toffee brings a good fruitcake taste. You can almost taste rum even if the Calvados is present and the oak is there but so lightly, it brings only what's needed.
This beer aged well especially in French foeders apparently. The aging rounds up Pannepot but I almost prefer the original version, a bit more complex

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Photo of DispyDnb
4.21/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2011 bottle. Brown-deep mogany color with offwite head thst dissipates into a ring. Smell is oaky, alcohol, pungent spices. Taste is some dark fruits, prune and more things going on that i can't really explain. Mid carbo, mid body. Very good, as usual for the Pannepot series.

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Photo of Dzu
4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kitschiguy
4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

2011 Vintage - Pours a very dark brown - quite clear - good head which died and left a film.

Nose is malty sweet with some dark fruit, cherry, fig and port wine.

Palate is less sweet with some coffee and a little chocolate in the finish - medium mouth.

Very good overall - complex, good balance - not too cloying.

Highly recommended.

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Photo of tigg924
4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2011 Vintage Pours clear, dark reddish brown in color with minimal head. Taste is fig, prune, raisin with light oak and dark cherry. Sweet, medium bodied for the style, with moderate carbonation. An excellent quad. I think I prefer their regular Pannepot better, but wow what an excellent quad. Well worth seeking out.

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Photo of Beerbom
4.02/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PprBurke
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andpit
4.73/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JamLand
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tigerbrau
4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Daniellobo
4.07/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dpgoblejr
4.54/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Vintage 2011. Dark fruits, bourbon, roast, and wood make up the nose and taste. Dark, murky, brown color. Moderate feel, maybe even like "flat cola" too. Overall, a really great quad!

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Photo of nerdboy19
4.47/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.53/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2 fl oz. bottle, vintage 2010, bottled 11/2014 printed on the label. Found a bottle of this stuff sleeping on the shelf at the local bottle shop. "Old Fisherman's Ale Aged On Oak". I had the regular Pannepot Reserva, so now here's this..

Poured into a Central Waters snifter glass.

A - Pours a dark brown-black body, with some cola colored hues showing around the edges and near the surface. Conjures little under a finger's worth of frothy tan head that falls down a ring. Appears slightly sticky, but doesn't leave much lacing behind.

S - Aroma is musty, damp, woodsy, oaky. Subtle notes of cola & spice present themselves. Some bourbon-soaked dark fruit presence - figs, dates, prunes.

T - Taste follows the nose: damp, oaky, woodsy, & musty, with lots of lingering dried dark fruits - prunes, figs, dates.

M - Feel is smooth, slick, slightly creamy, with some dark roasty malt bitterness, dampness, mustiness, and pervasive lingering dark pitted fruit finish.

Overall, i was not terribly impressed by this one, especially when you consider the good scores this one has gotten.

De Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva 2010 -----3.5/5

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Photo of krome
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fosters9
3.5/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jrfehon33
4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pannepot Grand Reserva from De Struise Brouwers
4.27 out of 5 based on 644 ratings.
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