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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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Black Albert with blackberries aged for 1 year on port barrels


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hansvf (221) - - SEP 14, 2013
Erg sterke smaak, koffie, branderig maar toch fruitig. Super zwart, mooi bruin schuim. Perfect mondgevoel


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (6060) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 2, 2015
Bottle from Etre Gourmet. Pours pitch black with a big creamy tanned head. Lovely berry aroma, roasted malts, tar and liquorice, but the blackberries is the most distinct here. Smooth super creamy mouthfeel. Taste is well balanced, smooth black berries all the way, and all the liquorice I could ask for in a beer. Rating # 6000

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fugitive (1507) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 23, 2015
Tap at Hobby Pub, Thessaloniki. Color dark brown with a small head. Aroma malt, caramel, choclate, fruits. Taste sweet, malt, chocolate, bitter, roasted, fruits.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (913) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle. Dark cola. Blackberry jam aroma and initial taste. Something odd in the middle. A little too much carb or just an off feeling from the carb - hard to tell. Very good, but I expected more from this one.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (1855) - - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle. Dark purplish cola. Aroma is awesome blackberry jam. Taste adds some chocolate and chalky earthiness. Honestly, something seems a little off. Not sure if this inflected or something. Mouthfeel is a little more carbonated than I expected. Slightly disappointed, not because it’s bad but because I really expected something world class.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shark_Pants (364) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 21, 2015
Pours black as tar with large mocha head. Heady oak, port, berry and roasty aromas - sensational. The taste is magnificent. Starts very sweet with port wine, treacle, dark chocolate, berry fruitiness. It then takes a twist as the oak and tannins kick in to give it a nice vinous dryness that really cuts right through the initial sweetness. The finish has a long roasty dryness with a light bitterness. Velvet smooth with a light spiciness dancing on the tongue. Simply magnificent.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rock_Buffalo (23) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 21, 2015
The aroma assails the nostrils when the Black Damnation I is poured. A rich fog of deep hops with a bitterness that brings thoughts of tar pits and bygone ages permeates the atmosphere, branding itself in your memory before even a drop is tasted. The deep black stout beckons and you feel like you're staring into a artfully crafted abyssal painting, not just simply a beer. The first taste is simply beautiful. Rich flavours abound. Berries war with hops in a cataclysmic battle of flavours as barley and sugars lurk in the background. The final edge lingers, conjuring thoughts of a deeply bitter Shiraz cross-bred with the characteristic seriously complex Black Albert Stout. Frangimus

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeSammy (551) - Palo Alto, Ohio, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Thick mouthfeel. Port, chocolate covered berries,pretty boozy. Not as complex as the other black damnation's. Crazy lacing on my glass - yellow coated glass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy App

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
k0mpsa (1522) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle from saveur biere, france. Black color, brown head. Aroma is roasty, sweet notes, oak, berries. Taste is full roasty body, berries, oaks, suryp.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2408) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Aroma: Sweet Port, Mildly Smokey Appearance: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Brown Head Ring, Mild Lacing Taste: Port, Mildly Smoked Dark Chocolate Malts, Mild Blackberries Mouthfeel: Great Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mildly Smokey


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