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Brewed By: De Struise Brouwers

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Number of Ratings: 71

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Brewed In: The Old Schoolhouse, Kasteelstraat 50, Oostvleteren, 8640, Belgium

ABV: 13%

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Tasting Notes

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web profile pictureweb - February 19, 2017
Sweet, which I love, with a bit of a roast bitterness aftertaste. It's 4/5 as is but is dangerously close to 4.5/5 and with less burnt flavor would hit 4.5 for sure.
jjfregistration profile picturejjfregistration - March 14, 2016
A nearly perfect Imperial Stout. Very little head and a fluid pouring. Nothing too strong in the smell. Carbonation begins to open once it's in the mouth. And that's when things get special.Great balance of sweetness, then coffee, bitterness and chocolate and other expected stout things. Ends dry and satisfying.
Jrriley profile pictureJrriley - August 2, 2014
Thick, creamy, very strong!! A sipping beer if there ever was one. Cocoa on the nose, quite sweet, a little cloying. Next to a roaring fire on a cold night, this would be superb.
chulk771 profile picturechulk771 - March 9, 2014
No carbonation, very smooth. Mid-big bodied. Hoppy, slight vanilla, burnt flavor that balances high ABV. Slight sweetness. Flavor lasts. 3.75. Could be thicker
cocamide profile picturecocamide - February 27, 2014
Deep, rich, chocolatey, finishes with a roasted bitterness.
bugs318 profile picturebugs318 - December 15, 2013
amazing smoky dry with cocoa nose
dave70a profile picturedave70a - June 5, 2013
Not overwhelming like some RISs. A "Summer" Russian Imperial Stout. Could drink 2 or 3 in a row. Molasses and black licorice. Slightly peppery aftertaste.