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Black Damnation III - Black Mes | De Struise Brouwers

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BA SCORE
4.16/5
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266 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers
Belgium
struise.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black Damnation III is yet another variation on Black Albert. 100% of Black Albert was used that matured for a while on Caol Ila barrels

Added by alcstradamus on 03-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,964
Reviews:
109
Ratings:
266
pDev:
11.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
81
Gots:
68
Trade:
7
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Ratings: 266 |  Reviews: 109
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle purchased at Beers of the World in Henrietta, NY. '12 vintage, 750 ml.

This one pours an oily looking dark black, with no lacing or head.

This one smells like chocoalte, earthy scotch, and dark fruits.

This hides the alcohol quite well, you'd never know it was 13%. This has a very smooth sweet chocolate flavor, with some nice and not too intense peated scotch flavor. There's some slight brine, with roasted char flavors, that seem to have probably become less intense in 3 years this one has been in the bottle. There's some vanilla cream as well.

This is medium bodied, with a silky, super smooth mouthfeel, so creamy and nice. This has a fairly low level of carbonation.

This is yet another excellent BA version of Black Albert, a beer that just seems to be able to magically transform in barrels.

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Photo of Eziel
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NO13BABY
4.57/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of FarmerF
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eawolff99
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NickMunford
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JRod1969
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.11/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of define333
4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled at Klooster. Pitch black with no head. Notes of liquor, whiskey, scotch, cherries, cocoa, chocolate. Medium to full body, soft mouthfeel. It got very nice with age.

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Photo of djtomain
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of suckaj
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZEB89
4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Synapstic
4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.6/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of Maillard
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Kramerwtmf
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Black Damnation III - Black Mes from De Struise Brouwers
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 266 ratings
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