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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
From the blackest depths of the brewhouse comes Damien, Child of Darkness. Spawned from the usually discarded remnants of Darkness, Damien is a dry-hopped black ale. Flavors of roasted malt and dark brown sugar suffocated by aromas of tangerine and pine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10346) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Poured at Star Bar? Nice deep brown, light brown head. Roasty and hoppy. Both are well represented in this one. Some light molasses and cocoa dance around. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10145) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Tap @ Darkness Day 2012. Pours a dark brown appearance with a cream colored head. Pretty roasty, dark chocolate, light coffee, quite piney hoppy aroma. Big grapefruity/piney hoppy, roasty dark malty flavor. Pretty interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9820) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 19, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015, Green Session, København
Pours dark brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and citrus. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long chocolate, caramel and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (9809) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Sample at Great Taste of the Midwest on 08/09/2014 (both regular version and a cask version dry hopped with Glacier): Pours black with a medium light beige head that diminishes gradually to a wispy film. Short strings of lace. Aroma of roasted malt, piney hops and fruit. Light-bodied with flavors of resiny hops, burnt malt and citrus. The finish is moderately bitter with a piney hops aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (9721) - Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Decent black ipa. Obviiusly some elevated malt complexity. It isnt too mish mashed. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (8737) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour on tap at All Pints North, dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of dark fruit, molasses, chocolate, some slight pine notes with a hint of citrusy hop as well, some coffee comes through with a touch of anise. Taste was a mix of anise, dark chocolate, dark fruit into a slight pine, hints of caramel, touch of roasted malts, finishing slightly roasted.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8664) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 23, 2015
[5/2/15] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015. 4th session. Dark brown to black. Weak aroma of roast. Sweetish roasty flavor with a bit of coffee. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8558) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 2, 2015
On tap at The Depot Tavern. Pours black with a grayish brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of dark grains and earthy roasted malts with a bit of earthy grass underlying. Flavor has bitter dark grains and roasted malts up front with a bit of grass and dark chocolate in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (8523) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2015
From tap at CBC 2015. Dark brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, fruit, malt, bitterness, grass and coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (8179) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Tap at Darkness Day 2011. Very dark brown pour that left some lacing on the glass. Aroma was floral/citrus hops and roast. Taste was roasty with a pine hop kick. Really good stuff.

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