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


on tap

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RATINGS: 547   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3152) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2010
Bottle at home. Pours an opaque black with a beige head and some lacings. Sweet with aromas of roasted malts and bourbon. Also tiny hints of honey. Nicely balanced between sweetness and roasted malts. Full bodied. Soft carbonation. Dry finish with some residual sugars and more roasted malts. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
charlotte (4178) - rødovre, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2010
Bottle.Pitch black colour with small biege head.Aroma is sweet and warming of alc and berries some flavor of portwine and wet wood,smooth and well balanced really good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skinnyviking (6976) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2010
Bottle. High creamy and long lasting brown head. Body is indeed black. Aroma of coffee choccolate wood and just a hint of liquorice. To my surprise the first thing I am met with in the flavor is bitterness. Coffee choccolate whisky and liquorice later add on in combination with just a bit of vanilla. Pretty complex though. Low carbonation and a long dry and bitter aftertaste. Would never have guessed on such a high alcohol percentage.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dEnk (3791) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2010 Bottle @ BBF. Solic black pour, brown head. Aroma is smoke, bourbon, peat, liquorice, faint hint of yeast and spice. Flavour is deep, quite bitter yet sweet liquorice, chocolate and roasted malt. Some spicy notes. Lot’s of bourbon. Awesome!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - OCT 4, 2010
Botte. Pours a pitch black beer with a chocolatebrown head. The aroma is malt, roasted, chocolate, licorice and alcohol. The flavor is close to the nose. The palate is smooth with some alcoholwarmth. Overall a good beer with a high level of alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Defreni (2603) - Husum, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2010
Flaske: Sortbrun øl med et flot skumhoved. Klassisk belgisk stout hvor fadlagringen ikke kan anes andet end et meget svagt whiff. Ellers en dejlig balanceret øl hvor alkoholen er potent og mærkbar men ikke dominerende. Flot flot øl.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hellomynameis (874) - Mayer, Minnesota, USA - OCT 2, 2010
Amazingly excellent! Dark coloured with a somewhat medium big dark tan head. Fruity dark chocolate, reminds me of Nôka chocolates, nose with a hint of coffee some dry bourbon. Very full of flavour, lots of chocolate, some great malts, bourbon barrel....just...wow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6460) - Helsinge, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2010
Bottle at Borefts Festival. The beer pours pitch black witha big tan head. The aroma is roasted malt, bourbon, coffee and chocolate. The flavour isbourbon, sweet caramel, coffee and chocolate. Long bourbon like finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
atxdelivery (30) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Holly Molly what a beautiful tasting beer. If your into a strong coffee, chocolate, sweet fruit with a splash of bourbon flavor you have found your beer. Ill have to try this with a lobster tail.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rubbishystuff (1832) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2010
Thanks to Brian for this. Strong coffee aroma. Burnt but pleasant taste. Very black color. A flavor I couldn’t put my finger on. Bottle from 2009. Slightly sourness, but in a good way. Very good beer. Serving: Bottle

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