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Black Albert - De Struise Brouwers

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,590 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,590
Reviews: 823
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 320
Gots: 379 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: brewandbbq on 08-23-2007

Originally brewed exclusively for Ebenezer's Pub in Lovell, ME.
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.37/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Black, just a veil of evanescent foam.
Toasted, chocolately, woody smell. Nuts, green hops, a hint of almond.
Very smooth in the mouth, the 13 ABV is very well hidden.
Again, vanilla, artichoke, dried fruit. Hops and toasted notes.
It is a continuum of well amalgamated and pleasant flavour.
Good strucuture, full, but balanced. Full body.
Toasted and chocolate in the aftertaste, and a green toastiness.
Really good.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.55/5  rDev +7.1%

Pours very dark, silky, with moderate viscosity. The nose is big on grape/berry and dark malts and char. The taste is dark malts and tart berries. Not sweet but not a sour either. Very natural and well balanced. An extremely well crafted. .

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.8/5  rDev +12.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.4/5  rDev +3.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.96/5  rDev +16.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Black Albert has a thin, tan head, an extremely dark-brown (essentially black), opaque appearance, with brown highlights at the edges, under strong, direct light, and minor lacing left behind. The aroma is of super-sweet, dark-roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, molasses, fruit cake, and nougat. Taste is of all those elements, plus high bitterness, astringency, black cherries, licorice, raisins, and other things indescribable. Mouthfeel is thick, oily, and syrupy, and Black Albert finishes semi-wet, strong, rich, and surprisingly drinkable.

RJT

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4.35/5  rDev +2.4%

Batch 14, 2007 vintage.

Very port like in flavor. Lots of vinous notes. I found the nose faint, and almost nonexistent. I thought the mouthfeel was good and as expected.

A dessert in itself and an enjoyable way to start watching Thursday night football.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

**opens bottle of Struise Black Albert**
**puts spectacles on top of head**
**Examines computer print off**
everything points to - World's greatest beer!

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4.33/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.4/5  rDev -20%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Black Albert from De Struise Brouwers
95 out of 100 based on 1,590 ratings.