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


on tap


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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
The Black Damnation series is a dark twist of Urbans mind. His idea is to realize a dozen beers with the use of Black Albert, and over a period of two years, that are as black as hell, filthy rich in the nose and with a massive taste.

Black Damnation IV was made with Black Albert that aged for 6 months on very old rum barrels.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rask0lnikov (1194) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 21, 2017
750ml bottle. Bb 30.09.2018. Pours dark brown almost black colour. Moderate beige head. Sourness, dark fruits, hints of blackcurrants and other berries, bread, caramel in the aroma. Sourness, toffee, sourness, berries, slight hints of sour coffee beans in the taste. Caramelly, sour finish. Medium bodied, well balanced, exceptional brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator (2171) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2017
Big stuff. Great roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Very rich and somewhat bittersweet. Great pitch black color with a thin tan head and quite a mouthful.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnstledger8 (1121) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 5, 2017
Bottle. Pitch black with an initially very thick to thin foamy beige head. Aroma is of dark chocolate, coffee, plum, rum, raisins, figs, treacle. Taste is of dark chocolate, coffee, caramel, treacle, slightly bitter, dark fruits, figs, raisins, plum, blackcurrant, rum finish. Syrupy to oily, sticky mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GlasgowTAD (1753) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2017
Bottle. Pours black with a medium brown head which lingers around. Aroma is coffee and dried fruits. Taste is vanilla, oak, dried fruit and cocoa and chocolate sweet. Full bodied.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciocanelu (2243) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - NOV 1, 2016
Original version, 33 cl bottle. Pitch black color with brown head. Aroma has slightly tart dried fruits like figs and raisins and some cognac type notes. Taste is also slightly acidic, quite dry but fruity and complex. Blueberries, chocolate and some wood. Really smooth mouthfeel, soft carbonation. This beer really aged gracefully, complex, no alcohol burn, really smooth on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mariuspoenari (2555) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2016
Bottle shared. Pitch black pour with a thin espresso head. Notes of chocolate, a bit of coffee, dark fruit light tartness, cocoa, blackberries, dust. Full body, low carbonation and a bitter-sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (2522) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle thanks to Lukasmh. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Notes of fruity, coffee, malt, dark fruits, oxidized, roasty, tart cherries, spice. Infected as fok but tasting alright still hah.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bule (2122) - California, USA - JUL 4, 2016
750ml bottle of 2012 release. Pours a black color with a bit of head. Slow gush. Rum on the nose. Complex rum barrel and hop flavors. Bitter chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (4414) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle, silk screened, shared @ Brouwcaf de Molen. Gusher!! Pours a very deep dark brown, reddish beer with a big tanned head on top. Aroma is slightly tart, molasses and loads of coffee with wood. Also some chocolate notes detected. Flavor is sweet and tarty at the same time, must be the infected batch I guess. Not really disturbing, but defintely noticeable in the palate. The coffee manages to overpower some of it though. Aftertaste is again a bit tart by the infection. Just good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2016
Pours a nice black. Coffee/chocolate and little tobacco aroma. Flavor is awesome, rich and smooth, like roasted espresso loaded with dark bitter chocolate and kinda sweet. The alcohol is well hidden among the massive flavors.

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