Black Damnation V - Double Black | De Struise Brouwers

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers
Belgium
struise.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 26.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
100% of Cuvée Delphine was used that was ice distilled to 26% of alcohol volume.

Added by alcstradamus on 03-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
358
Reviews:
114
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
11.44%
 
 
Wants:
610
Gots:
64
For Trade:
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Photo of mythaeus
4.74/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured a thick viscous stream. Used the 8cl stem taster made for the beer so couldn't be too aggressive on the pour, resulted in very little head. Doesn't have much leg like a lot of high ABV beers such as Bruery or Utopias. Smell sweet with increase alcohol presence in the aroma as it got warm. Doesn't taste sweet at all though. Dry bitter chocolate, roasty, ever increasing alcohol presence with warmer temperature, but definitely well-hidden for 26% ABV. Mouthfeel follows the pour.

Couldn't drink a lot of but it is a beautifully done beautiful imperial stout. Definitely great for a big share. Will be looking to get another bottle.

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Photo of mattsmith413
4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ottodyer
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of parris
4.79/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AndyCowles75
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dicers
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Braden
4.27/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dfhhead25
4.34/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMart
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BenBreeg
4.56/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DmanGTR
5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I don't give a lot of perfect scores but this was beyond any barreled RIS I've ever had. Super smooth and silky yet boldly flavored and balanced with a slight heat in the finish.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ptrck_nl
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BobZ
4.99/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of tectactoe
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of Matagal
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of tbone1384
4.7/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of Lunch
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of MrRockstar
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of teddyarrowhead
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of SVD
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Kelp
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Satchboogie
4.45/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of SocalKicks
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Black Damnation V - Double Black from De Struise Brouwers
4.37 out of 5 based on 358 ratings.
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