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


on tap


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RATINGS: 514   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
The Black Damnation series is a dark twist of Urbanís 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 Cuvťe Delphine was used.

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

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MrBeerFanatic (1052) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - OCT 24, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2012 22$ Bottle ordered from belium website. Pours a velvety oily smooth dark molasses with some orange red hues on the top and bottom. Big fat aromas that grab your nosey attention of coffee beans enjoying the company of burnt malts, chocolate, wood, slight hint of whiskey, and brown sugar. The flavors, Iím just blown away. This is already one of the top coffee stouts Iíve ever had. Thick and oily on the ole grub taster. The coffee really moves over the palate and has a big party inviting his other buddies, burnt mic malty, chocolate sue, Frank Mc woody, Stacy brown sugar, and Sam dark fruity. Very bitter with the mixes of coffee and hops which go mostly hidden as well as the high abv (mostly only though the nose on the way down). Medium sweet and very complex. Worth waiting for but not 20$, Iíd say 10$.

kevinator (2176) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2017
Mighty good! Roasted and heavy malt presence. Hop bitterness on the finish with coffee and chocolate laced throughout. Great stuff. Very black and heavy.

Grima (2394) - Merzkirchen, RLP, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2017
Bottle from Bierkompass!
Pours deep black with a small brown head. Aroma is very earthy malty, with lots of coffee. Taste has earthy malts, brown sugar and coffee. Finish has some yeast, strong coffee notes as well as strong burnt roasted malts!

Korcz (3375) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 17, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Dzikie, czekoladowe, nieco zbyt jednowymiarowo słodkie. Świetna kawa.

Christpuncher (3110) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2016
i only slightly remember this beer. lots of coffee and chocolate aroma. flavor is coffee, bitter, and some light chocolate. poured dark brown almost black with a thin tan head. bottle share at kasers.

kaser (6220) - 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.

FatPhil (15965) - 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 hasnít aged particularly well, the sugar hasnít subsided at all. Fairly drinkable though, but nothing to get excited by.Wish Iíd traded this...

martjoobolut (4229) - 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.

Marduk (7596) - 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.

mariuspoenari (2637) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle shared at deansoís. 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 wasnít this good.

Maakun (5402) - 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.

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