Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Black IPA
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 250   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Hybrid out of a massive Black Albert & a Elliot Brew that was bourbon barrel aged... S.H.I.T. is the abbreviation for Super High Intensive Taste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (4276) - Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle shared at the RBWG grand tasting
Black with a small tan head and some lacing. Aroma of soy sauce and leather. Flavors of roasted malts, soy sauce and bitter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle @ Rooie Dop brew dungeon, thanks for sharing Mark. Black colour, tan head. Nose is roasted malts, coffee, vanilla, banana foam candy, bourbon, bit of fruits. Flavour is roasted malts, coffee, vanilla, a light sourness. Low carbonation. Fairly sweet, slightly boozy, fairly bitter. Nice sipper.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maarten1993 (268) - - FEB 16, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 Drank with Thijs at Sophie’s birthday 16-2-2014. Great beer. Typical dark. Complex taste. No weak points. Great!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (801) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2014
beige head disappears with some lacing. coffee colour. aroma intense notes of solvent, aceton, glue, hard to note anything else. taste bit like aroma, boozy, slight swith aftertaste bitter, coffee. medium body and carbonation. hmm, perhaps more age will do wonders? will rate again. bottle 75 cl / bbf sept-2018

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6490) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle shared by James at the RBWG 2014 grand tasting, thanks! Pours an oily black with a dark brown head that starts and remains at the edges. Aroma has notes of dark grains, dark fruit, raisins and booziness. Flavor has smooth sweet dark grains with raisins and chocolate but is a bit thin on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skortila (4424) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle @ Rooie Dop Brew dungeon. Sampled 5cl. Thanks for the share Mark. The aroma is big bourbon, lots of banana candy, some roast, chocolate. Black coloured beer with not much head. The taste is sweetish, has bourbon, more bitterness in the end, chocolate there, dark fruits, quite some roast. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1470) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle generously shared by jtmuffwork at the RBWG grand tasting. Dark chocolate pour. Flavor has moderate dark chocolate body with slight hint of hot fumes. Nice cherry skins in the finish. Hot with some hoppy pine to fill it out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (1985) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
RBWG Winter Gathering, Asheville, courtesy of jtclockwork. Pours a black color with white head. Roast, syrupy, goopy, kinda cardboard flavors. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7902) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2014 Bottle I brought to the Grand Tasting at RBWG Asheville. Pours black with brown head. Nose and taste of roast coffee, roast chocolate, hoppy pine, molasses and light cola. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5262) - Ohio, USA - FEB 9, 2014
750 ml bottle shared at the RBWG Grand Tasting. Pours dark brown to black color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, char, earthy hops, dark chocolate, molasses with a good hoppy bite to the finish. I thought I was drinking an imperial stout with hops, not a big black IPA. Decent either way.

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