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 Urban’s 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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gunnfryd (14886) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is alcohol, malt, hop, coffee. Flavour is coffee, alcohol, molasse, dark chocolate, roasted malt. Full body. Very nice beer.

Ratman197 (14842) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting brown head. Aromas of roasted malt, bitter chocolate, coffee, honey, light vanilla, light rum and light oak. Palate was full bodied and smooth. Flavors of bitter chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, light coffee, light honey and light rum with a smooth lingering bitter chocolate finish.

DSG (14784) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 5, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2012 Re-rate 7/28/12: Bottle sample at an Imperial Stout tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks Nimrod. Black with a light brown head. Aroma with lots of coffee beans, roasted grains and a bit of alcohol. Bittersweet flavor of roasted coffee beans, a hint of chocolate and a bitter and slightly herbal finish. Full-bodied. 7/4/8/4/16=3.9

[9/22/10] Bottle at Delirium Cafe in Brussels. Black with a big brown head. Aroma of espresso, burnt wood, some dark chocolate and dark fruits notes. Bittersweet flavor with lots of coffee, somewhat burnt, smoke, tobacco, chocolate notes and alcohol. Bitter roasty finish. Thick and full-bodied. Good and bursting with flavor but a bit over the top. 7/4/7/4/15=3.7

Scopey (14736) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2012
Bottle at Delirium Hoppy Loft, Brussels. It pours jet black, with a thin dark tan head. The nose is big intense espresso coffee, chocolate, charcoal and roasted notes. The taste is full of espresso coffee, blackcurrant, blueberry, molasses, ash, roasted malt, coconut and dark chocolate. Full body, fine carbonation and sticky mouth-feel. It’s good, but the intense coffee and sticky sweetness makes it challenging to drink in any great quantity.

Tmoney99 (14492) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a black color with an small to average frothy brown head that mostly lasted and produced fair lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted coffee malt, caramel and chocolate aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth dry texture and flat carbonation. Good complex roasted choclate and caramel flavor with a medium to heavy roasted sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Good complex standout brew.

HenrikSoegaard (14176) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2012
Bottle. Creamy brown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Powerfull coffee and rum notes. Long heavy7 bitter coffee flavor. Powerfull finish. Rum cask very present (alas) Not my favorite combination in a stout. Doesnt work for me.

Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
Black with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee and dark chocolate. Thick and dark flavour with lots of coffee and a fruity touch.

kermis (13480) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2011
Bottle at Klooster, Delft. Absolutely loved this beer, the best of the series so far for me. Caramel sweetness reminisent of De Molen’s great Tsarina Esra

Stuu666 (13425) - 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.

bierkoning (13355) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2010
Bottle @ UDRB, Oirschot. Coffe, ash, cream and dark chocolate in the aroma. Malty sweet flavor with licorice, caramel, coffee and dark chocolate. Rhummy and alcoholic.

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