De Struise Black Damnation XV – Drone

Brewery: De Struise Brouwers
Country: Belgium
ABV: 13%
Style: Russian Imperial Stout
Other Notes: Bottle 1250/2000, 2012 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) A massive stout from Flanders, matured in Glendronach barrel.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.34
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.2

Intro: A 750ml bottle, number 1250/2000, 2012 vintage, bottled on 1st April 2017. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with pretty much no head and no lacing.
Aroma: Whisky, dried dark fruit, prune, fig, dates, chocolate, toffee, oak, vanilla, with boozy notes.
Taste: Roasted malts, whisky, coffee, bitter, dark chocolate, with some dried dark fruit and oak.
Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: An enjoyable sipper with good whisky and chocolate notes.

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