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

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RATINGS: 919   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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The Pannepot Reserva was an idea from my brew collegue Carlo who wanted to age Pannepot in genuine French oak barrels (barrique 225 liters). We have brewed 90HL at the end of 2005 which has been aging on oak ever since (14 months). 30 Hl was bottled Tuesday 8th May 2007. 60Hl has been transferred now to second hand calvados oak vessels and will be bottled again early autumn 2007, we will name that batch Pannepot Grand Reserva. As quality and results rule at Struise, the Reserva was already brewed again and aging on oak.


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2011
Bottle pours muddly dark brown color with off white head. Aroma is awesome. Ripe dark fruit, butterscotch, toffee, caramel, and a stickly sweetness that seems to linger. This stuff smells so good I couldn’t stop smelling it. Just awesome. Prickly carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors follow the nose. Upfront has the caramel and toffee sweetness. Its not cloying. The middle has dark fruit notes, and it finishes with a alcoholic hot bite. This was a great beer from start to finish. Outstanding.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ruigo (1267) - PORTUGAL - DEC 25, 2014
33cl bottle. Deep black colour with a very thin tan head. Caramel, dark chocolate, raisins and port wine notes in the aroma. Soft carbonation and full body. Taste is hard to describe, since it is so suave and so balanced but at the same time so complex and so rich. Like a very old vintage port. Overall, a must have for any beer lover.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (1998) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle shared with hakes, wowsers, didn’t realized when I grabbed this random gem that it was a 100/100 beer, and it shows! flavor galore !!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sten (674) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - DEC 14, 2014
Dark Brown beer with a big dense off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel and ginger cookie. Soft well balanced flavour of malt and dark fruits. (Bottle 33cl 2009)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerconnaiseur (109) - BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2014
33cl bottle from 2010, aged in bottle over 2 years probably. Dark brown pour with no head. Aromas.. Malt, cognac, apple peel, caramel and chocolate hints. Taste is pretty toned down comparing to fresh draught Pp, but offers a slight boozey experience with watery afterdrink. Tastes like dates, a little sugar cane and tiny bit bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3121) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Poured from 12oz bottle from Blackwells.. Prune raisen and grape notes. Smells like red wine. Plum and notes of chocolate. Complex and delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mathieuc (1514) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 6, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a thin fizzy offwhite head that rushes away and leave few lacing. Nose is raisins and plum, caramel and candi sugar. Wow. There is an incredible depth to it, I could smell it all night. Taste is moderately sweet and has a light vinous edge. Flavors of caramel, raisins, chocolate and oak. Body is full and carbonation low. A lot of wood and tannins but it’s all positive here. Almost no alcohol heat, amasingly drinkable. Awesome!

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ulysse (127) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 2, 2014
Aroma with a hint of red wine. It’s taste takes a while to give all its shades in the mouth.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
florent.janssens (67) - - DEC 2, 2014
Très bon palais, le goût arrive par étapes. Bière crèmeuse, peu houblonné. Goût composé de plusieurs saveurs bien équilibrée entre elle.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle brought back from Bruges. Poured a really dark brown/ amber, with a big, dense off white head. Lovely aroma of prunes, raisins, dates, Belgian yeast, spice and malt. Complex flavours, some port, molasses, candy sugar and nutmeg. Finish is perfectly rounded; smooth dark malt, caramel, dark rum and booze soaked fruit. It’s a classic.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Alusmamuts (498) - LATVIA - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle 33 cl of 2010. Dark brown wit small light brown head. Sweet bread aroma. Sweet taste with some sourness followed by dry caramel bitterness. FRuity notes in the taste.


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