De Struise Black Damnation XVIII – Major Tom

Brewery: De Struise Brouwers
Country: Belgium
ABV: 13%
Style: Russian Imperial Stout
Other Notes: Bottle 661/2000, 2012 vintage

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

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.14
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 750ml bottle, number 661/2000, 2012 vintage, bottled on 29th March 2017. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with no head and no lacing.
Aroma: Light to moderate roasty, chocolate, whisky, caramel, and liquorice notes.
Taste: Roasty, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, whisky, oak, dark fruit, toffee, liquorice, with a boozy finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: An enjoyable sipper with good whisky notes.

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