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

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RATINGS: 622   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black Albert was used in a new barrel aging project. More than a year ago, Carlo was able to get his hands on a stock of Four Roses Bourbon barrels, and we happily filled them up with Batch „0". This unique creation was originally to be named 4 Black Roses in honour of its heritage, but our friends in Kentucky strongly advised us not to do so! What to do? As the disowned offspring of Black Albert, the name Cuvée Delphine imposed itself. Savouring the Belgian irony, we are most honoured to have artwork by Delphine Boël shining on this label. You will not find this ale all over the globe. There is no export program, but we will try to provide stock through our web shop and some specialty beer pubs.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nicolas_M (36) - BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2014
Smell and taste are strongly linked, but luckily the taste of alcohol is much lower than the smell of alcohol. A really good stout, with a small taste of sugar before the alcohol aftertaste.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ulysse (202) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2014
Powerful stout aroma. Very rich beer. Lots of different taste. I’m under the spell of this beer. Will have to drink it again because one is not enough.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
florent.janssens (138) - - DEC 31, 2014
Bière bien crémeuse. Goût de stout non predominant et il laisse place à d’autres saveurs. Bière bien lourde et sucré. bière de 2012.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hohops (386) - Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Appearance is black, a tan/dark brown thick head which clings to the glass. Looks like a beer milkshake. Rich aroma of coffee, fudge, vanilla, bourbon, roast malt hints. Massive taste- rich chocolate, dark espresso coffee, plenty of vanilla and booziness from the whisky, thick and chewy mouthfeel, clinging, dense, rich finish. Amazing.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MatthijsE (913) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle @ home. Smell of chocolate, dark malts and roasted aromas. Similar taste. Strong and musty flavour. Long after taste. Very tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PeatyPete (410) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2014
Black color with Creamy Brown head. Aroma is warm and a little boozy. Roasted malt in in the nose and the taste. Taste of coffee, dark chocolate and wood.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Quack-Duck (8299) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2014
bottle. Deep black with a chocolatey brown head. Dark, roasty malty nose. Almost oily consistency, dark roasty flavours, cocoa, coffee, some caramel. Not dry, pleasantly malty with just the right sweetness. Vinous notes, vanilla and some woody flavours round this off.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
barbillon (38) - Pesaro, ITALY - DEC 27, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2015 una sola parola!!!! WOAW!! Birra eccezionale che inizia dal suo colore cioccolatoso appena la versi nel suo bicchiere...birra a mio parere da sorseggiare per identificare bene i suoi vari sapori....che partono dal suo gusto iniziale amarognolo di caffè per poi alla seconda sorsata trasformarsi in un sapore di cioccolato e tostato!!! è stata una delle mie prime esperienze con il popolo delle Stout!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
k0mpsa (1404) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle from saveur bier. Black color, brown head. Aroma is nicely roasted, barrels, raisins and sweet notes. Balanced taste, barrels, some spicy notes, vanilla. Perfectly balanced and tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleksander9 (556) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2014
Black with small tan head. Aroma is black berries, port wine and spicy alcohol. Fruity and slick palate. Aftertaste is fruity, molasses, cherry and alcohol. Overall: very nice! Complex.


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