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

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RATINGS: 974   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcdav2154 (449) - - SEP 13, 2012
2009 bottle. Big beige head after first poured. Dark body. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malt. Taste is very deep in raisins, plums, caramel, baker’s chocolate, and a bitter end to balance it. Very complex.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hanoi (570) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Bottle 2010 age on Oak. Nose is, as one would expect, pronounced oak, cola,licorice, plums, brown sugar, dark cherry, hint of mint. Taste is oak, cola, oak, dark fruit, treacle, cherry, raisins, slight vanilla, a little leather, there is a herbal note and a dryness despite the sweet notes. A delicious beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PeatyPete (481) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle vintage 2010. Dark brown with mocha-colored head. Aroma of molasses, dark fruit and licorice. Taste rich and full. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (345) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Opis z wersji podstawowej (pozniej roznice) - Butelka, 2014. Piekny wyglad - przy nalewaniu zachowuje sie jak bardzo geste, lepkie, oleiste. Piana sliczna, kremowa, nawet lekko wpadajaca w czerwone odcienie, bardzo drobna, niezbyt wysoka. Opada niezbyt szybko, pozostaje cienka warstewka, lekko zostaje na szkle, widac tez bardzo delikatne lzy na brzegach pokala. Aromaty bardzo bogate, karmel, ciemne owoce (sliwki, wisnie, banany), suszone owoce (rodzynki, sliwki suszone), przyprawowosc dosc nienarzucajaca sie, zbozowosc, slodowosc, kawa, nawet czekoladowo-kakaowe nuty. Alkohol praktycznie niewyczuwalny. Smak analogiczny - wszystko to czuc. Praktycznie brak goryczki. lekkie rozgrzewanie gardla od alkoholu. dlugie, owocowe, kwaskowate posmaki (jedyny zarzut ktory mi wpada do glowy - zbyt kwaskowate). W ustach pelne, niesamowicie kremowe, gladkie. Bardzo niskie wysycenie. Na chwile obecna: najlepsze piwo jakie mialem okazje pic w zyciu :)

W wersji reserva (2010, butelkowane 11/2014) o dziwo... kwasne nuty zarowno zapachu jak i smaku wyraznie bardziej wyczuwalne. Jest tez troche nut ktore mozna interpretowac jako pochadzace z drewna (kawowo-drewniano-gorzkawe), mile, nieco taninowe. Jednak sumarycznie lezakowanie de facto zubozylo palete calosci (zniknely np banany, karmel stal sie mniej wyczuwalny). Piana tez wyraznie mniej okazala. Bardzo dobre, ale tez wyraznie grosze - jak dla mnie - od Pannepota nie resevy.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DwarfeD (1489) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
33cl bottle at home. Dark brown with a small tan head. Full body with low carbonation. Quite sweet with subtle bitter tones. Dark chocolate, roasted malts, caramel, coffee, ripe fruits, brown sugar, oak, spices and herbs. A great full flavoured complex brew.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spacecube (1220) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
330ml bottle, 2010 edition, from house of trembling madness, York. Pours cola brown with a small bubbly head. Fruity nose with blackberries, strawberry and vanilla, the oak is palpable and there are some cocoa notes. Lots of flavours going on in this complex beer, plum and hazelnut come and go. The body is light medium, texture is creamy, finish is very nicely balanced, not bitter, the hops just round off the malt sweetness leaving a fruity lightly sweet aftertaste. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1932) - - APR 24, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown / ruby with a thin off white head. Very similar to the base beer. Oak peeks out a tiny bit and sort of rounds out the beer. Very subtle but very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (955) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2015
Bottle. Dark caramel brown and cola color. Light vanilla notes and oaky smoothness that is great but, mutes the dark fruits and spice of the base beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Przylus (378) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 22, 2015
UPDATED: APR 23, 2015 Aromat słodowo drożdżowy. Barwa bursztynowa, klarowne. Piana drobna, krótka. W smaku ciężkie, słabo przyswajalne, lekko karmelowe. Być może moja ocena nie jest obiektywna, ale ten styl nie trafia do mnie kompletnie.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Humlehode (269) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 18, 2015
Pours dark brown with fluffy head which dissipates after a while. Very nice complex aroma and taste of caramel, coffee, prunes, raisins, oak. Full bodied and very smooth. Lasting after taste. Superb ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BOSSbrewer (2512) - Arkansas, USA - APR 18, 2015
Bottle shared with Bruce in his backyard. Pours brown with a thin off white head. Aroma is prunes and some figs. Thick and malty. Flavor follows but is surprisingly clean. Mild bitterness that is just right. Really nice beer and a great friend to share it with.


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