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Formerly brewed at De Struise Brouwers
Style: Imperial Stout
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A blend of Struise Black Albert and Portsmouth Brewing Kate the Great Russian Imperial Stout.

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4.1
Hopverdju (1313) - BELGIUM - JUL 30, 2016
Kab No 42 Zwart bier met bruin schuim. Geur: yoghurt, rood fruit, aardbeienconfituur. Smaak: rood fruit, koffie, alcoholisch, specerijen, een zuurtje en terug wat koffie. Volmondig. Medium koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: wat bitter, koffie en wat fruit. Complex en leuk bier!

4.5
tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2016
Bottle, Tabamatu the legend, shared at Kernel. A really thick and full-bodied RIS beast. Lots of cedar and chocoloate and excellent barrel-aging. It has thinned out a little but hell it’s awesome. I want to try Portsouth Brewing Kate The Great but that’ll be hard! The malt work is mastery. Sheer brilliance again.

4.2
jake65 (3944) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Bottle shared by Buckeyeboy, thank you! Dark brown color, near black, with a thin ring of creamy tan head. Roasty and sweet aroma, dark fruits, smoke, and chocolate. Very sweet taste accented with faint smoke and little bits of dark fruit. Layers of flavor. Very rich. Delicious.

4
stevoj (5274) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle share. Big rich Imperial Stout, with a Belgian flare. Rich stout with a yeasty (Belgian) overtone.

4
BuckeyeBoy (7930) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 17, 2016
330ml bottle pours out black topped with a tan head. nose is roast malts lots of barrel ash and smoke. Taste is roast malts ashtray barrel note chocolate lots of sweetness. So happy to have gotten to try all 4 of the beers. Kate black Albert the beer and the other kabert.

4
AndrewC (376) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2015
KAB no. 42. I believe Harrisoni bought this for me a couple of years ago whilst we were on a stag-do in Bruges. Anyway, pours lovely like. Deep cream coffee red head that settles to a patchy creme brulee. Great in the mouth - nice and soft. Flavours are subtle and powerful at the same time. Lots of blackjack sweets flavours and the big vinous hit of an imperial stout (with the body of a porter). Really good stuff.

3.8
drsordr (2736) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 5, 2015
Bottle shared by alexsdad06 pours opaque black with thick tan head. Nose mineral, light chocolate, some cherry. Taste initial dark fruit then moderate bitter chocolate. Some mineral and chalky flavors. Moderate roast then cherry, dark fruit on the finish.

3.9
VsXsV (4467) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2015
Bottle. 2011 vintage. Opaque black liquid with huge, foamy tan head. Aroma of port wine, licorice, wood, smoke, light tomato purée, chocolate and light peat. Some light smokey phenols too. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with notes of licorice, wood and port wine. Medium to full bodied with medium carbonation. Pretty nice but probablt too old for it’s own good. Bit phenolic too.

3.8
Erzengel (8885) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2015
*Old rating, best before 29.12.2016. Schön tief-malziges, schön intensiv-trockenes dunkel-fruchtiges Bier. Dunkle Früchte, leichte alkoholische Noten. Lecker.

4.4
Beerconnaiseur (166) - BELGIUM - FEB 26, 2015
Soft on the tongue, caramel, raisins, vinous notes, slight roast, oily character like an aged Black Albert but with more depth. Great beer offering powerful flavours and silky mouthfeel.


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