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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Imperial Stout
Oostvleteren, Belgium
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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A blend of Struise Black Albert and Portsmouth Brewing Kate the Great Russian Imperial Stout.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2012
[Bottle] Pours deep brown with a wispy, creamy tan head. Aroma is light portwine, light roast, some solvent, and a touch of chocolate. The flavor is mostly roast, some light chocolate, a lot of alcohol, and a touch of solvent. Just okay. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1829) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle thanks to Levi! Dark black with a whisp of a thin tan head. Coffee and smoky. Quite nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle @ Kulminator. Black coloured beer with a huge dence brown head. Rather unexpected light aroma with some sweet yeasty and fruity malty esters. Full palate. Finish is bitter and heavy sweet yeasty with fruity and herby hints. Touches of light roasted malts and bitter alcohols. Heavy! Overdone?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Forgetfu!! Pours dark brown with a red bue and tan head. Aroma is chocolate, truffle and red wine?? Taste is sweet and bitter/roasty. Full bodied with a dry finish. Good, but not my favorite IMP stout by a long shot.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29989) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2012
Bottled. A black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, alcohol, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, choccolate, alcohol, roasted malt, and cocoa beans, leading to a dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (824) - Lille, FRANCE - MAY 7, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2013 Here we have a great deep Russian imperial stout. Kabert is dark and strong by color and smell. A dark strong black beer with a brown medium head. Smell as sugar and coffee. Color : dark black beer with medium brown heavy foam and no carbonization. Smell : malt, coffee, sugar, caramel. Taste: malt, yeast and of course coffee and sugar. Aftertaste : vine and resin, malt and amzing taste of coffee and chocolate. Really delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
_angst_ (3216) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2012 330 ml bottle bought @ Ętre Gourmet. Pours black with a creamy brownish white head that leaves some trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sweet and tiny sour with dark grapes, port wine, roasted malts, vanilla, raisins, alcohol, milk chocolate, orange and lemon zest, freshly cut wood, unripe tropical fruits, leather, lemon grass, blueberry jam, blackberries, and very subtle hints of yeast and solvents. Taste is sweet, bitter and tiny sour with roasted malts, bitter chocolate, dark grapes, bilberries, blackberries, grass, yeast, heavily roasted coffee, port wine, wood, vanilla, resin, orange zest, lemon peal, unripe peaches and mango, black cherries and hints of pine and lemon juice. Mouthfeel is vinous, smooth, tiny tart and full bodied. Finish is slightly sweet, slightly bitter and tiny sour with roasted malts, coffee, wood, bilberries, plums, cherry pits, grass and pine. Incredibly complex both when it comes to taste and smell.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marsiblursi (3045) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2012 (Bottle) Pours black with a cream brown head. The aroma holds port up front with notes of leather, plums, raisins, rum, ripe red grapes, blueberry/blackberry jam, old wood and oxidation. Undertones of smooth dark roast/fruity dark chocolate, earth, tobacco, dark grainy bread, dark esters, almonds, glue and a touch of earthy hops. Love it or hate it, the nose is still super mega complex. The flavour is light sweet, light bitter and light sourish with vinous, tart roast, subtle hops and fairly complex yeast. The mouthfeel is round and tart with a light carbonation. Dark bread, dark chocolate, subtle hops and tart berries on the finish. Medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (7041) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2012
330 ml bottle shared by lushawn- thanks a ton, buddy! Pours an opaque coffee brown with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malts, port, oak, dust, and Belgian chocolate. Flavor of chocolate, caramel, molasses, dark fruits, ashy wood, coffee, and port. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a rich, earthy mouthfeel. Not bad but I expected more because I like each of the beers so much.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6609) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2012
Bottle thanks big time to Dallas! Pours a very dark brown color with a medium brown head. A sweet nose of big port and heavy roasted malts. The flavor is very good: dry and dusty; rich sweet sugary and almost tart port barrel; earthy; dry fruit; very mellow but robust. No alcohol besides a bit o’ warmth. Good. I’ve been disappointed by blends but this was good.


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