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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 934   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Vintage 2005"
Our PGR has aged for 24 months on oak barrels and has been bottled for the first time on the 27th of December 2007. The main difference with the Pannepot Reserva is that PGR matured the last ten months on Calvados oak barrels, adding extra complexity to the beer. We dedicate this beer as a tribute to Jeppe & Michael of Ølbutikken in Denmark. Those gentlemen were the first to discover our beers on an International basis back in 2004 and are responsable somehow for our beers being all over the globe since then. As a token of gratitude towards Jeppe & Michael, the first shipment of PGR was scheduled to Ølbutikken so they could be the first to launch its commercialisation.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aphelion1979 (172) - West Sussex, - MAR 27, 2012
2008 bottle very dark brown with a large tanned head. aroma is sweet, chocolate, raisin, dark brown sugar, some wine notes. taste is smooth and sweet with apple brandy. complex, spicy, with restrained (coffee) bitterness. cherries, chocolate and calvados oak are abundant. At a push, i’d take the standard pannepot for its smoother profile, but this is still fantastic (probably better than the reserva).


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Valgreen (753) - DENMARK - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle @ Home. 2010. Clear ruby dark brown, medium off white head, some lacing and coating. Aroma, roasted notes, caramel, toffee, chocolate, plums, dark fruits, red wine notes, figs, . Taste, malty, caramel, roasted notes, vanilla, dark fruits, chocolate, . Really smooth. Oily mouth feel. Low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
portableparty (2059) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUL 18, 2015
2010 bottle. Pours deep brown reddish hue with a thin tight beige film. Aroma is tart fruit malt candied sugars plums caramel malt. Taste is smooth dark fruit slightly tart plums subtle oak sugars caramel. Palate full fluffy carbonation an dry. Great.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (7952) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle shared by Jeff - thanks! Dark brown pour with a smaller dense tan head. Rich dark fruit and oak. Slick and oily on the palate. Yum.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spacecube (1314) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle,2010 reserve, pours deep cherry red with a tan head, caramel malt and candy sweetness, deep and fruity, notes of cherries, blackberries and cream, red grape and oaky finish. Light medium bodied, creamy, oily texture, light spice and light bitterness to finish. Soft carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cards04 (2342) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 15, 2015
Pours the darkest of browns. Almost black. Aromas of sweet grapes, prunes, dates, figs. Vinous. Flavours are molasses, dried grapes, dried apples, dates. 2009. The age has mellowed this wonderfully.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jahshuwuh (492) - USA - JUL 14, 2015
Deep brownish black color with half finger of khaki head. Smells of sweet malt, chocolate, dark fruit, grape, apple. Taste is like a chocolate fruit cake with some nuttiness. Smooth taste from age, alcohol hidden well. Some oak and a touch of the brandy barrel on the finish in the form of a slight tart apple. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
angelkostvo (897) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 13, 2015
Very dark brown colour, beige head. Aroma of dark fruits, chocolate, apple, toffee, cherries and vanilla. Taste is light sweet, dark fruit flavour. Medium body, creamy smooth texture, lively carbonation. Very nice.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Flanfl (244) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - JUL 12, 2015
2010. Deep dark brown with ruby lacing. Tiny not persistent beige head. Complex aroma. Plum, raisin, chocoloate and cherry notes. Light wood notes. Taste as complex. Lots of plum with liquorice. Caramel raisin and chery. It all move toward a port like flavour. Long port finish. Oily body and high carbo. Great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
SG111 (570) - New York, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle, 33 cl, 2009 vintage at Novare Res, Portland, Me. Pours brown slight ruby chestnut color large tan head. Aroma is dark fruits, cherry, raisin, cinnamon, oak. Flavor is dark fruits, bottle age is very tame with this many years on it. Spice is still prevalent especially in the back of the throat. Excellent. Especially for a 6 year old beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (3945) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle 0.33l at home, Nivala. Vintage 2009. Colour is dark brown with very small brownish head. Aromas and flavours: Wood, dryness, some caramel, some coffee, hints of dark fruits and malts. Very woody and dry. Perhaps too old. Getting simple and "red winish".


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