overall
100
97
style
Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Imperial Stout
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fajry (1984) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 25, 2014
Fľaa. Tmav, a olejov hned farba, stredne hned pena. Vňa asne kvov, čokoldov. V chuti praen slady, kva, jemne vanilka, prezret slivky. Ndhern pivo, asne jemn a pitn. Chuť, ako keby to lealo v sudoch po bourbon.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gurthnar (5583) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Aroma chocolate, roasted and also assertive berries with sourness, brusnice, clearly hinting at barrel ageing. Lively black colour. Taste has literally no trace of harshness. Charming harmony of dark chocolate, coffee, deep roasted notes, but also supporting sweetness and obvious sourish fruity twist. Light cinnamon and liquorice. Complex, layered, rewarding. Very good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (8441) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle from trade with Douberd, many thanks. Very dark color brown with medium beige head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate. Taste of roasted malt, coffee,prunes, cinnamon, vanilla, licorice, bourbon notes, wood. Tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MisoW (3534) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle at Behind The Hills 2014 Autumn Edition. Pours black color, dark beige head. Aroma of coffee, red fruits, plums, chocolate, bourbon. Taste is sweet, coffee, chocolate, plums, vanilla. Nice bittersweet coffe finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutnick (841) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 16, 2014
Deep black pour from bomber with one full finger head. Aroma is a little oxidised - tangy. Taste is the same with some nice dark malt character though not much rum apart from strong sweetness. Thin body. Nice but a little disappointed by oxidised vibe.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
eduardovl (1401) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2014 330ml bottle served in a tulip glass. Batch from 2011.10.01. Best before 2016.12 29. A: Pours an absolutely oily black color forming a small brown thin bubbled brown head. Good retention but no much lacings left. A thin layer remains for long time on the top S: Perfect. Dark chocolate, coffee, wood and bourbon. Some notes of roasted malts, grassy hops bready yeasts. Also some notes of mint and alcohol in the very end T: Perfect as the nose. Upfront is slightly sweet with notes of dark chocolate, coffee, bourbon, oak, roasted malts. End is made of an intense roast bitterness and some earthy and bready yeasts M: Extremely creamy and heavy body. Molasses. Low carbonation. Aftertaste is very woody with notes of roasted bitterness O: Excellent beer. One of the best beers Ive ever had. Perfect [ BA Review @ 12/13/2012 ]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (12501) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle, massive gusher. Pours black, nose is burnt sugar, chocolate, coffee, sweet spiced rum, taste is rich, chocolate, coffee, rum, a bit flat post gush.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
darrennelson12 (455) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2014 In big bottle (beer temple; Brussels). Poured black with a think brown head. Very thick and full bodied; coffee/espresso notes ... this is a very good beer (though very, very expensive). I would buy this again

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bytemesis (7959) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 29, 2014
330 ml bottle, not sure of year - thanks to Sean! Cracked in celebration of my second full day off the anti-nausea meds, which means I can drink a full beer rather than a couple ounce taste. I was hoping for a lot, and this one did not disappoint. Pours opaque back with a medium dark brown head, creamy and slow to dissipate with nice lacing in its wake. Aroma is heavenly, roasty, boozy, lots and lots of rich chocolate mocha, vanilla. Flavor is medium sweet, light plus bitter, creamy mocha pudding, decadent with vanilla and oaky notes. Boozy, but not overly; not getting rum specifically, just a general spirit warmth. Full body, creamy silky mouthfeel. Lingering coffee bitterness and just a touch of acidity on the finish. Wow.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
adster (787) - HUNGARY - AUG 8, 2014
Vszjslan sűrű s olajos llag test bugyog ki az vegből bls poharba, barna sznű habot kpezve, mely leginkbb reprezentatv jellegű, nhny msodpercig teszi csak tisztelett ugyanis. Illata fenomenlis, a legintenzvebb kvbabos jelleg, amit valaha reztem, megspkelve klnfle pikns zestőkkel, fűszerpaprikval, masszv tcsokoldval s dohnnyal; mindennek a tetejre egy csipet virgpor aromja kerl, a tvolbl pedig egy kevs vanlia lnkti meg a palettt hangulatos szneivel. A sr alapjul egybirnt az előzőleg rumos hordban rlelt Black Albert szolgl, a hatrtalan komplexits ennek s a klnleges sszetevők jelenltnek ksznhető. des-savany nyitny sorn teszi le nvjegyt, mely a gymlcsssg jegyben zajlik, kiss borszerű, testes, m lnk zamatokkal. A fs, enyhn fldes s pirospapriks jegyek rnyaljk tovbb a kpet, hogy aztn a mzdes s tiszta, szinte megfoghatatlanul sszetett aromk is kiteljesedhessenek. A kiss fanyar, fsts, dohnyszerű jelleg remekl harmonizl a msik vgletet kpező intenzv, harsny gymlcsssggel s telt, egzotikusan des zekkel, melyekre a koml hatrozott kesernyvel operl, hossz utletű jellege mondja ki vgtlett minden korty sorn. Az alkohol ekzben meglehetősen visszafogottan tnykedik a httrben, nemigen vagyunk tudatban annak, milyen erő lakozik e srben. Nagyszerű kompozci szletsnek lehetnk tani az idő előrehaladtval, melynek sorn az ember gy rzi, elvsz ebben a pards sszetettsgben, s leginkbb a vizsglds s elemzs figyelemlektő haszontalansga nlkl szeretn lvezni a pillanatok varzst. gy tettem n is, mert ez a sr igazn megrdemli, hogy teljes mrtkben tadjuk magunkat neki. Aki teheti, mindenkppen prblja ki, megri!


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