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


on tap

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RATINGS: 790   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Previously 13% abv, 11% abv from 2014->. 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Homer321 (3551) - Melboring, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle shared by Wes. Nose is huge with bourbon and vanilla. Taste is full of chocolate and is very sticky sweet. Like liquid fudge.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (5782) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Opaque black with a medium sized, tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, vanilla, wood, bourbon, sherry, dry fruits, and some alcohol. Taste of roast, light coffee dark fruits, vanilla, wood, bourbon, and alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5137) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Sampled at Brews For New Avenues 2015 - Pours black with a creamy tan head. The aroma has chocolate, vanilla, smooth roast, cream and cacao. It has a full, but sharp body with sharp carbonation. The flavor starts with licorice, cacao, green apples, minerals and black patent malt. The finish has some earthiness and oak. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wchesser (1671) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2015
’12 vintage. Bottle says 11%. Opaque black with thick coffee crema color head. Nose of molasses, some wood, dark chocolate, espresso, and vanilla but mostly molasses. Taste follows with some dried and stewed prunes. Sweeter style. Great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElDesmadre (2777) - Mikołów, POLAND - OCT 14, 2015
Bottle from JefVerstraete, thanks! Thick and oily, with the alcohol warming the throat and the roast balancing the sweetness. Chocolate liqueur with notes of wood, dark grapes, port wine. Quite woody, with a coffeeish finish. Light bourbon, infused with brown sugar in the aftertaste. Lovely stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cousin_Larry (767) - - OCT 12, 2015
Had a tap at some bar whose name I’ve forgotten altogether although I’m still sitting here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbaaron (1844) - Arizona, USA - OCT 8, 2015
Draft. Black. Bubbly light brown head. Very sweet. Bourbon and chocolate. Different from its peers somehow, not at all like most BA stouts. Dark cherry. Brown sugar. Finishes dry and somewhat woody. Bba is secondary. Smooth. No booze whatsoever. ..crazy! Alcohol is nowhere to be found. Dangerous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Daytonbeer (720) - Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Pours near black. Aroma of bourbon (but not overpowering), dark malts, soy sauce, and booze. Taste is sweet with candy chocolate, dark fruits, raisins, and more booze. A little sticky, but not overly heavy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tsekouratos (569) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - OCT 2, 2015
330 ml bottle. Black body with a nice hick brown head. Aromas of bourbon, chocolate, coffee, resins, dark fruits, some alcohol notes. Sweet taste of chocolate, bourbon, coffee, alcohol notes, vanilla, bittr aftertaste with roasted malts and coffee.Full body with medium carbonation. Simply amazing!!!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ddemmingjr (791) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle with Adam before GABF. Pours deep chocolate brown, milky brown head. Chocolate covered raisins. Dark chocolate sweetness. Coffee notes are present. Rich milky roasted bomb ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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