Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Imperial Stout
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 508   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
The Black Damnation series is a dark twist of Urban’s 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 Cuvée Delphine was used.

Beware: labels are the same, taste however isn’t. Some bottles are recognizable because of he handwritten 2 on them.

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gunnfryd (15175) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2011
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is coffee, bourbon, licorice, alcohol. Flavour is coffee, oak, licorice, alcohol, sugar, chocolate, cocoa, hop. Full body. Very nice beer.

Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2010
Bottle at Pre-ZBF 2010. Almost black - brown head. Coffee, vineous, dryness, bitterness, grassy, spicy, yeasty, sweetness, yeasty, alcoholic, light bitter hoppy. Not that interesting.

DSG (15119) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 14, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2012 Re-rate 9/4/12: Bottle sample at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks beerandbeyond. Black. Aroma full of coffee beans, some roasted, some green, and a bit of chalk notes. Coffee flavor, a bit burnt. Full-bodied. 7/3/7/4/15=3.6

Re-rate 11/7/11: Bottle shared at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Black with a light brown head. Powerful coffee aroma with some "green" notes, a bit of chocolate and some wood notes. Roasty coffee-ish flavor, rather dry, with light sweetness, some burnt bitterness and a bit of alcohol. Full-bodied. Great stuff. 7/4/8/4/16=3.9

Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks beerandbeyond. Black with a light brown head. A slightly "green" aroma with coffee beans, ashtrays and some tobacco notes. Burnt flavor with some chocolate, a bit of coffee, some smoke and tobacco and a very bitter finish. Full-bodied. 7/4/7/4/15=3.7

Tmoney99 (14846) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle. Poured a clear dark brown color with a large frothy brown head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted coffee, dark chocolate, caramel and alcohol aroma. Heavy sweet roasted dark malty flavor with a heavy dark sweet and small alcohol bite finish of long duration. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a standout beer.

Stuu666 (14533) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours black, nose is vanilla, coffee, chocolate, taste is bitter, coffee, chocolate, a little thin.

HenrikSoegaard (14443) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2011
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Strong coffee notes. Heavy bitter strong coffee flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. creamy palate. Way too much coffee to be excellent. Just good.

argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 22, 2011
Draft, Max’s Belgian Fest 2011. Medium tan head that leaves nice lacing atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee, some bittersweet chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, some bittersweet chocolate, alcohol. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.

Drake (14058) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 27, 2011
Bottle shared at the 6th annual Richmond Industry Gathering, 11/27/11. Pours a hazy dark brown color with a thin creamy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of rich coffee, sweet malts and faint roasty notes. The taste of rich coffee notes, chocolate, roasted malts and vanilla. Medium bodied.

Christian (13769) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2011
Black with a dense and lasting light brown head. Aroma has lots of cold coffee, some fruit, licorice and roasted notes. Sweet and slightly sugary dark flavour with intense coffee. Pretty good coffee character

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