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

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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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The Black Damnation series is a dark twist of Urban’s mind. His idea is to realize a dozen beers with the use of Black Albert, and over a period of two years, that are as black as hell, filthy rich in the nose and with a massive taste.

Black Damnation IV was made with Black Albert that aged for 6 months on very old rum barrels.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
berntholer (801) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUN 22, 2013
dark coffee chocolate coloured head that disappears quickly with lacing. coffee coloured. aroma is alcoholic, toasted malts and coffee. taste is oak/vanilla, alcoholic, coffee with an aftertaste of mocha, coffee and slight bitterness. very smooth/slick mouthfeel, medium carbonation and body. the alcohol is well hidden, but couldn’t pick up the rum tough. all-in-all great stuff as expected :) bottle 33 cl

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndrewC (321) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2013
Smells of sour raisens. Big rich raisen plum skin mollases oak flavour with long bitter blasted cherry finish. If I wasn’t a session beer drinker I’d love it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
makromaniak (129) - Tilburg, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2013
A pitch black pour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee and some spices/herbs. Taste of sweet roasted malts, caramel, coffee, dark fruit, bit of chocolate and wood. Yet another great Struise Brew.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sureshpa (277) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2013
Aroma: Roast, bit of coffee, bit of booze, liquorice Taste: coffee, bitter, liquorice, booze well hidden Appearance: Pitch black, beige brown head.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Hot and roasty on the nose. Raisins all over it some deep but not bitter chocolate in the mouth. It’s really a little too much.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arve_Christian (2984) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2013
On 35 cl bottle. Black color, on brownish foam . Good carbonation. High aroma intensity . Roasted Aromas ( medium), coffee, leather, licorice, rhum.long aroma aftertaste. Full body & high complexity. Solid bitterness- very well balanced. Extremely enjoyable

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gerbeer (1668) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 28, 2013
330 ml bottle. Pours black with little head. Aromas of cocoa powder, dry chocolate, and plums. Rich complex flavors: dry coffee, espresso, oily vanilla... Excellent

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (2953) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - APR 27, 2013
33 cl bottle at 13 %. Nose is light organic coffee and light roast. Flavor is light roasted malt, mild coffee with some notes of soy sauce. Mouthfeel is oily with a medium body. Almost has a porter feel rather then a stout. However, I could just be a really spoiled beer geek. I didn’t get any hit of rum or aged barrels or wood. Decent and no way bad bit not top tier.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Super acrid dark coffee roast and rum and wood on the nose. Black pour creamy tan head. Dark fruit acrid roast residual sugar a ton of woody notes definite brown sugary rum. Tons of acrid dark fruit. Lingering residual sugars. Chewy. Big bodied hot.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reynolds314 (2228) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 16, 2013
What a beer. Aroma is fantastic with tons of rich coffee, nuts, toast, and chocolate. Taste is heavily coffee with dark fruits and a smooth roastiness that is perfect. Just great.


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