Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Imperial Stout
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   EST. CALORIES: 780   ABV: 26%
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Bourbon barrel - aged Black Albert (Cuvée Delphine) Imperial Stout, processed in the Eisbock way.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sledutah (4690) - Utah, USA - FEB 2, 2013
750ml bottle generously shared by Doug, thanks!
Appearance: Thick black (oil) with a small dark tan head, good lacing and a black coating left on the insides of the glass
Aroma: Roasted malts, dark chocolate, molasses and dark coffee
Taste: Thick mouth feel of dark roasted malts, dark chocolate, vanilla, dark fruit, leather and some hot alcohols
Holy shit this was awesome. Grabbed me an extra glass and just sipped this all night while drinking other beers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Camons (5971) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2014
Draught @ De Struise Brewery @ The Old School. Had vintage 2012 and 2014 side by side. Vintage 2014, pours black, no head, but some oily lacings. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, roast, wood, spirits, alcohol, dark chocolate, licorice. Flavor is very rich roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, licorice, wood, spirits, whisky, boozy alcohol. Full body, soft carbonation, rather hot alcohol. Nice, but a little raw and to hot from the alcohol to be really drinkable. 2-9-8-4-16. Vintage 2012, pours pitch black with a small light brown head, leaving some nice lacings. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, wood, light licorice, spirits, port. Flavor is rich malty, coffee, filled dark chocolate, dried fruit, licorice, wood, spirits, port. Full body, soft carbonation, long warming finish. Alcohol is extremely well hidden for the ABV wich makes it nice and easy to drink. Stupid me had 3 or 4 (small) glasses of this baby, so damn good. 9-5-9-5-19. 020814

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1391) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2014
#1300. On tap at ’t Antwaerps Bierhuyske, july 30, 2014 version. Pours thick black with a tiny dense brown head. Aroma is chocolate, raisins, caramel, soy, vanilla, oak and alcohol. Taste is very sweet syrupy caramel, dried fruits, chocolate, licorice. Finish has warming alcohol and sweet sticky caramel and medium roasted malt. Full bodied, sticky texture and soft carbonation. On tap at Struise, august 2. Tried 2012 and 2014 side by side. The 2012 version was a bit more rounded with slightly more dried fruits, otherwise minor differences.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Swaroga (1347) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 16, 2014
Tap at the brewery. It is a decadent RIS? Difficult to swallow since it’s so good to keep in mouth. Wow.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3588) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle as shown thanks to Gibson. Pours a motor oil with medium creamy tan head. The aroma is strong roast, smoke, booze, chocolate. Syrupy mouthfeel with strong booze, dark chocolate, smoke, roast, and nice alcohol burn. Very impressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
berntholer (921) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
beige head disappears rather fast and completely, no lacing. coffee coloured. aroma is soy, booze and candy sugar. quite dense and syrupy, lots of alcoholwarmth, alcoholsweet, candy sugar aftertaste is bitter like pure chocolate. dense body, quite carbonated, impressive there is still so much left. nice although a bit sharp boozy, some age will surely do marvels. draft @ bierhuyske

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (1746) - BELGIUM - AUG 2, 2014
The fourth offspring of Black Damnation and a really big one this time, frozen to double strength and the strongest Belgian beer ever, as far as I know of. Creamy beige head that lasts strikingly long in view of the enormous strength, colour equally black, very thick consistency that can best be compared to motor oil. Incredibly powerful, almost narcotic aroma of coffee, charcoal, tobacco, apple, vanilla, chocolate, cacao powder, leather, soy sauce, raisins, paprika and obviously lots and lots of liqueurish and whisky-like alcohol. Very, VERY thick and deep taste, profoundly malty and extremely thick, oily, , fatty and chewy mouthfeel, very viscous as if you were drinking syrup, earthy, sourish note, in the end strongly roasted bitter, smoky and boozy, but still surprisingly drinkable and alcohol, though obviously very present, still remarkably well hidden, not even astringent. Very impressive, almost frightening beer... if you can still call it that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bamsen78 (3141) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Draught @ ’t Antwaerps Bierhuiske. Pours cloudy very dark bown with small tan head. Dark aroma of malt, caramel, chocolate, coffee, and AAAAAALCOHOL. Sweetish flavour of chocolate, malt and coffee, barely offset by the burning but well-integrated alcohol. Bittersweet, boozy aftertaste. Jesus, Mary and all the saints! This is a fuckin’ crazy killer! It’s damn good, though... let me face eternal damnation then.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deanso (5261) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2014
Small sample on tap at Bierhuyske. thin creamy tan head. Clear black pour. Sweetness alcohol and heavy raisins. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Staffan47 (873) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2014
Flaska 25 cl på Monks café Struise. Delar på fyra pers. Tung svart utan skum. Bourbondominerad doft. Sötaktig i doften. Tjock kropp med tung alkohol. Aningen för varm tyvärr. Stark, len och väldigt tung. Tveksamt att den här skulle vara bättre än Delphie.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (1567) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2014
Pours pitch black brown with a rich tan head. The smell is rich chocolate, molasses, coffee. The taste is bitter dark chocolate, licorice, alcohol, ending with dark fruit and alcohol burn. Thick and rich body with fine smooth carbonation. Damn!

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