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Black Damnation IV - Coffee Club - De Struise Brouwers

Black Damnation IV - Coffee ClubBlack Damnation IV - Coffee Club

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

169 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 169
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%


Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: alcstradamus on 03-14-2010)
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StJamesGate

New York

3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Raspberry black with rosey sandstone foam that trails.
Humus, boozey rum barrel and coffee on the nose.
Black cherry skin, cocoa, raspberry jam, a vanilla hit and vague tea leaf hop.
Brown sugar syrup finish and tobacco linger.
Medium to full, round, chewy, smooth.

Big and chunky. The wood is there, but there's plenty of fruit, too. Gentle, at the end of the day, especially for the strength. But should this really be called "coffee" anything?

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2013 17:39:59 | More by StJamesGate
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Black Damnation IV - Coffee Club from De Struise Brouwers
92 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.