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


on tap

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RATINGS: 298   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 780   ABV: 26%
Bourbon barrel - aged Black Albert (Cuve Delphine) Imperial Stout, processed in the Eisbock way.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Swaroga (1864) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 16, 2014
Tap at the brewery. It is a decadent RIS? Difficult to swallow since its so good to keep in mouth. Wow.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (7196) - 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 (1507) - 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 (3875) - 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 (4689) - Snderborg, 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! Its 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 (7432) - 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 (900) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 29, 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. -----tap på monks. Får ett provsmak på några cl, vilket räcker gott och väl. Spm föregående rate. Hög beska. Med Isabel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (2390) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wim (3392) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAY 30, 2014
taster at the school of struise black dark brown colored body with an off white head and a spicy roasted malt dark fruit chocolat aroma a spicy malt chocolate sweet light fruity alcholic bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish a special beer but maybe still too much alchohol

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheJvd (1013) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2014
Small sample from bottle @ Zeebra II. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma has hard roasted malts, tar, licorice and alcohol. Taste has dark chocolate, hard roasted malts, coffee, tar, some alcohol burn and a medium bitter finish. Full body, soft carbo. Nice stuff, but a whole bottle would be too much.

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