StoutHead (382) - DENMARK - DEC 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours mostly black but has a red tint. Huge beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and white wine. Taste is of roasted malt, coffee, dark fruits, vanilla, licorice and white wine flavours. Full body and medium carbonation. Has a long sour aftertaste...the barrel aging Iím guessing. Well, itís not bad, but itís not super either. I donít think the white wine barrel aging is doing it any favours. This was Ä14 and I can get 3 bottles of Black Albert (which is better) for the same price, so I wonít be getting this one again.
Sammy (7716) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A good sour stout. Roast aroma, licorice, white wine barreling in the finish. A sipper. Black with off white head.
Thanks for sharing, Pino.
madmitch76 (12162) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
1st June 2013
Opaque black - brown beer with a big fluffy tan head. Light palate, crisp and semi dry. Somewhat left field this beer - a juxtaposition of dark malt with a trace of roast and creamy white wine! Trace of wood, Finishes slightly spicy with woody bitterness and bitter linger. Unusual beer, just about hangs together and has an overall ídark lambicí vibe.
markextrae (426) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
shared a bottle, poured dark brown with a creamy head. smell and taste is a bit sour of the white wine. lot of white smell and taste. vanilla, oak, dark malts, slight sour fruitness. special brew, you need to like it.
ansalon (619) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black with a brown hint and a quickly settling tan head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, cherries, black currant, brown sugar, honey. Taste is chocolate, coffee, cherries, honey, slight vanilla notes. Quite good!
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Lowenbrau (1460) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 10, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
500ml bottle bought at the Old School. Such a nice one!. Roasty, caramel, some sourness. Delicious. Smells much better with temperature.
tderoeck (3600) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
17/VIII/13 - 50cl bottle @ 4de Gents Bierfestival - BB: n/a (2013-784)
Pretty cloudy dark brown beer, practically no head. aroma: pretty fruity, bit sourish, wood, wine most, caramel, overripe banana, bit dirty. MF no carbon, medium to full body. Taste: bit sugary start, caramel, pretty sour, red wine, mocha, coffee, cocoa powder. Aftertaste: overripe fruits, sourish, red wine, tannins, pretty bitter. Not my favorite Struise, this one...
MarcoDL (951) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice, but I expected a little more from Struise. The white wine was a little hard to notice, maybe because the dominance of the imperial stout is no match for the more subtle notes of most white wines. Still a good experiment though.
thebeertourist (4522) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from the brewery tap in Oostvleteren. Warned by the brewer: this beer is eager to get out of the bottle. After the beige foam has settled, what remains is a dark brown beer. Nice vinous and fruity aroma. Hints of wood and sour fruit in the mouth as well as marcipane and almonds. Seriously good.
shoulderbroken (1501) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 26, 2013
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from the Struise shop. Dark brown, small golden bubbly head. Aroma is pineapple, roasty sweet and funky. Booze and sugar. Taste is lovely, roasty, bit of coffee, lots of roast and something weird. Nice funkiness from the barrel I guess. Really liked this, probably should have drunk it earlier in the evening to properly appreciate it.