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

bottled
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RATINGS: 2214   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In the early 1900s, the village of De Panne, close to the French border, was famous for two things -- the ‘Pannepots,’ or fishing boats, that could be seen along the coast, and the unique dark ale enjoyed by the local fishermen. Our Old Fisherman’s Ale is a tribute to these hardy sailors and their rich, flavorful brew. Unfiltered. Unpasteurized. Bottle-conditioned in 33cl and 75cl.

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4.5
limbonicartbeer (125) - - OCT 23, 2017
Cerveza color lacre oscuro no translúcida. Corona de espuma prácticamente inexistente. Aroma a maltas tostadas, caramelo, vainilla, frutos rojos. Al paladar consistencia semi cremosa con maltas tostadas, con ese toque de la levadura belga que se opaca rápidamente por notas de frutos rojos, vainilla. Cerveza dulce de buen cuerpo donde el alcohol se percibe de forma sutil opacado por el dulzor de la cerveza. Excelente ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
patdur99 (8) - - OCT 20, 2017 does not count
Elle est excellente. Une cuvée 2010, c'est encore meilleur. Une de mon top 5 ever. Si dommage qu'elle soit difficile à trouver. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
Zilverenmaan (274) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - OCT 20, 2017
Poors reddish dark caramel-brown. Hardly any head. Great aroma greets you as soon as the bottle is opened: very fruity with a light acidic touch. Taste: loads of red and dark fruits, some anise maybe, sweet, soft caramel, gingerbread, some butterscotch, a little vanilla. Burned malts more in the back. Slightly grainy, astringent bitter aftertaste quickly taken over by the sweetness. MF surprisingly soft, alcohol well subdued. For me it's too sweet to be truly great but It's in any case a very complex and tasty brew.

3.4
Michael27 (2350) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 20, 2017
Aus der Flasche getrunken (Direktlieferung aus Belgien). Dunkles Braunschwarz mit leicht öliger Konsistenz. Kräftige Würznoten. 2016er Vintage Edition.

4.3
imperial_suchy (281) - Rybnik, POLAND - OCT 18, 2017
Piwo koloru ciemno- brązowego z rubinowymi refleksami. Piana jasno- beżowa redukująca się do pierścienia oblepiającego szkło. W aromacie suszone owoce (rodzynki, figi, daktyle, morele), przyprawy, przypalona skórka od chleba, trochę ciemnych owoców. W smaku suszone owoce, orzechy, trochę czerwonych owoców, lekko winne, są też przyprawy i delikatnie da się wyczuć kawę zbożową. Piwo ma sporo ciała, wysycenie średnie, alkohol kompletnie niewyczuwalny. Zacny trunek.

3.6
mmmeinike (302) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2017
Dark brown with a short head. Caramel, yeast, dried fruit and spicey aroma. Taste is dried fruit, chocolate and spices.

3.4
Marduk (8361) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 7, 2017
330ml bottle. Clear dark chestnut color. Small size, brown head, stays as a ring. Alcohol, sweet, caramel, plums, Belgian yeast in aroma. Roast, bready, alcohol, plums, sour raisins, bready in taste. Sour, Belgian yeast and sweet in aftertaste. Boozy and sourish mouthfeel. Soft fizz as carbonation. Solid brew.

4.2
tapefuzz (813) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 3, 2017
11.2oz bottle. Pours a nearly black dark brown with a small, quickly-dissipating tan head - disappears entirely almost immediately. Aroma is caramel, booze, yeast, very light cherry, chocolate, plum, a little vanilla, and just a hint of red wine. Taste is berries, fig, plum, light coffee, booze, some caramel, yeast, some chocolate, some spice, some brown sugar, and a hint of red wine. Light bitterness. A tiny bit of tartness. Yeast lingers pleasantly. Full body. Medium carbonation. Oily, smooth mouthfeel. New facets appear with every sip.

4.3
beton (700) - Tarnobrzeg, POLAND - OCT 1, 2017
Piwo skonsumowane. Ocena na podstawie retrospekcji w celu uzupełnienia profilu.

4.4
NiklasT (103) - SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2017
Dark brown, mahogny in apperance. Very thin head, goes away quickly. Amazing aroma, dried fruit dominated by figs. Taste gives more of the same, figs plums, cherries and a slight touch of coffee. A bit more yeasty than the typical dark strong ale, which is to the better in my opinion. Very, very good!


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