overall
100
97
style
Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Imperial Stout
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 510   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Black Damnation series is a dark twist of Urbans mind. His idea is to realize a dozen beers with the use of Black Albert, and over a period of two years, that are as black as hell, filthy rich in the nose and with a massive taste.

Black Damnation II is yet another blend with the use of Hel & Verdoemenis from Brouwerij De Molen. This time a level more complex than BD I. 50% of Black Albert was used that matured for a while on whole coffee beans out of a craft Columbian coffee plantation. 25% of H&V was used that aged for 6 months on JD barrels at Struise. Another 25% of Cuve Delphine was used.

Beware: labels are the same, taste however isnt. Some bottles are recognizable because of he handwritten 2 on them.

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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zoney (144) - Kristiansand, - JAN 26, 2011
Botle 330ml. Pours black with a creamy long lasting head, with nice texture. Aroma of mocha (duhh), like mocha chocolate you can get in Norway. Taste is nice and mixed, taste of roasted malt, nice alcoholy end - helps to bring out a bitterness. Nice finish, hard for me to put a finger on it.. A beer up there, thanks! :)


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (5787) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 3, 2016
Cocoa bomb describes it well. Super milky and tasty. Black pour from 22oz bottle at home.. Coconut and fig I think.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (14519) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 25, 2016
330ml bottle (?, ?) BB2015/
Kinda beany aroma, some burnt cabbage, bit of coffee, other roasty things.. Black, small tan head. Sweet smooth palate. Sweet sugary taste too. Erm, this one hasnt aged particularly well, the sugar hasnt subsided at all. Fairly drinkable though, but nothing to get excited by.Wish Id traded this...

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (3383) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 25, 2016
Bottle, bb 2015 (shared by fatphil, thanks). Pours black with brownish head. Aroma is intense sweet chocolate, malt, roast. Flavor is sweet and bitter, chocolate, cocoa, malt, roast, some coffee, fruits, burnt notes. Finish is sweet and smokey-bitter, bit acidic. Overall: very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (6597) - Reval, ESTONIA - NOV 25, 2016
330ml bottle (thanks FatPhil). Very dark brown almost black color. Medium size, brown head, stays. Alcohol, roast, very dark chocolate, herbal and very faint coffee in aroma. Sweet, sugary, coffee, chocolate cake, milky in taste. Sweet milk chocolate in aftertaste. Soft roasty bitterness. Alcohol is kind of covered. Feels bit dead. But solid brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1835) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle shared at deansos. Thick black pour with a tan head with poor retention. Notes of dried fruit, cocoa, chocolate and sherry. Nice mouthfeel. Full body, low carbonation, bitter-sweet finish. I had tried this 3 years ago, it wasnt this good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maakun (4224) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2016
Bottle shared. Black with short lasting light brown head. Lots of chocolate, soft coffee, cognac, some cognac, some dried cherries, black berries, Porto wine, fudge. Quite fruity with lots of chocolate, and also light dusty. Over medium sweet and medium bitter. Full bodied with slick feel and low carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sjogro (3045) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2016
Sampled from bottle at deansos. Black with tan head. Big sweet roasted chocolate and caramel malts. Barley. Big licorice, dates and figgs. Over medium sweet, light bitter. Full body, very malty and soft oily and velvety feel. Soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (2043) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2016
# 2000 rate. 750ml bottle 2012 Vintage, at home, with the Beast at the Big Bottle Event, 11th November 16. Pours black as oil, slight head. Aroma is pleasant, liquorice, dark chocolate, liquor, coffee. Taste is really well integrated, coffee, liquor, barrel, chocolate, sweetens as it warms, preferred it cooler. Lovely

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
vincentvega72 (462) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2016
Zwart als de nacht. Dik stroperig olieachtig bier met volle textuur. Koffie, cacao, leer, tabak. Licht zoetig met een subtiel bittertje. Zware jongen die je het best met kleine nipjes kunt drinken. Genietersbier.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9645) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 24, 2016
Bottle, shared at RBAG by dfearnley. Very dark brown, almost black. Rich mocha and cream, spicy undertones, fruit acids in the finish. The spicy nuances are amplified as the beer warms. Terrific.


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