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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1022   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
"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.

BierBauch's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierBauch (784) - Cape Coral Waterfront Wonderland, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2014 2005 33cl Bottle from Wine and Cheese Place. dark, really dark almost opaque with an initially thick tan head that dies to a thin layer quickly. Yeasty aroma, malty,some faint brandy and fruit. Super creamy full body, dry finish some light bitterness. Flavor is fruit, malt, wood, brandy, really balanced, complex and nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AleRider78 (469) - - MAY 29, 2016
Acquired via trade with Chopz. BB 04/05/19. PNP No.4 vintage 2009. 330ml bottle. Pours a fair size frothy beige head that dissipates to a thin coating. Has a dark murky brownish appearance with sediments quite visible. Lacing is a bit weak. Aromas are strong spice, yeast, coffee and dried type fruits. Flavours are in the same vein but much more varied it’s quite crazy. Lots of different flavours at various points like chocolate, raisins, figs, dates, strong spice notes. Coffee in the finish. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Slick and drying sensation as well as a nice warming sensation the longer it sits. At 10%abv, very well hidden. Quite easy to drink actually. Pretty good stuff!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Neorej80 (498) - - MAY 24, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2016 2011 edition. Strong wooden, earthy, liquorice, old grapes, chocolate, red fruits and a bit alcoholic aroma. Nice brown colour with an off-white head, but fastfood vanishing. Nice carb. Complex taste of a lot of flavours including chocolate, malts, champagne, port, red fruits,... Tinckling on the tongue, alcoholic and sweet. A bit of sour grape notes. Aftertaste is a bit dry and includes chocolate, oak, fruits and malts. Really great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrOrla (1980) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2016
Tap. Pours brown blackish with a tan head. Aroma of raisins, dark fruits, lots of caramel, roasted notes, strong in every aspect. Taste is very sweet, lots of dark fruits followed by plum and deep caramel. Sticky and a sipper.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbaaron (1927) - Arizona, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Vintage 2011. Unclear dark brown. Thin tan head. Layers upon layers of complexity make each sip a pleasure. A very harmonious creation. Quite unique as well. No booze. Great sipper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarinEvelyn (787) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Brown sugar, sweet caramel aroma and taste. Dark fruit. Strong and beautiful. Slightly dry finish, but just slight.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Aherbelste (65) - - MAY 17, 2016
Aroma is caramel, alcohol, lots of sugar and wood. Color is pure dark brown, small tanned head. Taste is superb, pretty sweet, heavy hops... excellent. Full body, pretty smooth and thin texture, low carbonation. Overall... one of the best Belgian Strong Ales.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zlotta (1337) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2016
0.33 l bottle from ’The Beer Tree’, 2010 vintage, bottled in November 2014. Clear, very dark ruby with a medium large, frothy, slowly diminishing, tan to light brown head. Sweetish, fruity, a little spicy and slightly boozy aroma of raisins, plums, caramel, cinnamon, marzipan, clove, overripe banana, apples (calvados) and oak. Sweet-malty, slightly sourish-fruity and a little spicy taste of raisins, plums, caramel, overripe banana, chocolate, marzipan, cinnamon, clove, apples (calvados) and some oak, followed by a medium long, slightly bitter, sourish, moderately yeasty-spicy and minimally warming finish. Medium to full body, creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nicely balanced, very interesting barrel notes, very complex and drinks way too easy. Absolutely delicious!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
M82 (469) - Kansas, USA - APR 29, 2016

A black body with mahogany frame sits beneath a fading, frothy, khaki head

Medium plus intensity with very smooth transitions and a touch of Belgian and spirit spice, creamy layers of chocolate covered blueberries & blackberries, dates, caramel & brown sugar with a balanced, silky, intwined cognac influence on a slick yet soft, frothy, creamy medium body... residuals echo the aromas and flavors with notions of cherry cordial

Capped 11.2 FL OZ 2010 Vintage served at 55° into Orrefors Difference Porter Snifter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvsn (1458) - ISRAEL - APR 14, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks Yoav. 2010 edition. Reddish-brown with nice beige head. Aroma of prunes, wood, raisins, caramel and alcohol. Sweet malt, raisins, caramel, honey, vanilla, port wine, wood, spices, rich and complex flavors. Medium-full bodied, oily and smooth. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rayaron (1219) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - APR 10, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at Yoav’s place. Thanks Yoav. 2010 vintage. Deep amber with big bubbly brownish head. Sweetish aroma with notes of prune, raisin, date honey and coconut. Very sweet flavor, a bit salty with notes of prune, raisin and lots of wood, a bit alcoholic. Sticky texture, full-bodied. Very nice.

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