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

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RATINGS: 638   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mathieuc (1660) - Québec, Quebec, - JAN 17, 2013
Pours a tuilé black (brown rim) with a quickly dissipating milk chocolate-like head. Aroma is mostly alcohol with a well-hidden roastiness. Taste is sweet with not much bitterness and a little burn. Flavors are mostly burnt grains and alcohol. Palate is nice and creamy with ample carbonation. This is good beer, bro.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
erraticideas (2) - - FEB 27, 2015 does not count
Deep black colour with a medium brown head. Aroma has coffee, chocolate, licorice, bourbon. Taste has the same as smell but it is much more complex with the hops doing a balancing act. This is one of the best beer i’ve ever had.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fellebag (1001) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Small noisy dark brown head. Opaque color with a heavy body. Aroma is leather, sugar, alcohol, forest berries liqeur, wet moss, plastic, correction fluid, chocolate. Taste is of sweet strong chocolate liqeur giving a good flush for the palate.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hesoo (3) - Warszawa, POLAND - FEB 24, 2015 does not count
Genialny IS, jest w nim wszystko - aromaty wanilii, słodycz brązowych przypalonych cukrów, pełnia, przyjemna goryczka na finiszu i coś co określiłbym jako szczypanie w język, dzikość na początku. Alkohol wyczuwalny ale nie przykrywa reszty doznań.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1305) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 20, 2015
deep brown, almost black colour, surprisingly huge, quite stable, cream brown head; aroma of dried plum, raisin, cocoa, roasted coffee, some ash, whisky, herbal liqueur and hints of vanilla; taste of dried fruits, dark chocolate, whisky, vanilla, and spicy alcohol; excellent Imperial Stout

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cnesmark (37) - NORWAY - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle, 33cl. Wonderful aroma! I can’t stop smelling this. Dried fruits, plum, chocolate. Very well balanced. Taste corresponds well with aroma. Thin line of light brown, creamy foam around the edge.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (217) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Pours a deep shade of brown with a great brown, moussey head which lingers around. Aroma is figs, liquorice, bourbon. Taste is sweet bourbon at first, followed by sharp coffee and roast malts. Slight leather in there too. Full bodied with a thick mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielecamo (583) - ITALY - FEB 13, 2015
In bottiglia. Edizione Vintage 2012. Colore nero, poca schiuma beige che se ne va in breve tempo. sapori molto intenti di fondo di caffè, legno, nota alcoolica importante. Al palato leggermente spigolosa, avrebbe preferito ancora un pò di cantina. sentori intensi di caffè, legnoso, liquirizia, tostato.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cards04 (2017) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Really delicious, smooth, and balanced stout. Pours a thick black with chocolate milk head. Really nice caramel and booze aromas. Sweet and rich mouth feel. A bit of booze, dark fruit, brown sugar, chocolate, and coffee. Awesome brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mark_Eck (905) - - FEB 15, 2015
Pours black. Aroma and taste are dark fruits, bourbon, and dark chocolate..

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ruigo (1374) - PORTUGAL - FEB 17, 2015
33cl bottle. Deep black colour with a very thin brown head. Bitter chocolate, liquorice, dark fruits, light roasted and of course bourbon on the aroma. Taste is balanced with such a complexity that is difficult to describe. Overall, a fantastic beer.


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