overall
94
86
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (23569) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 11, 2016
Draft at the source. Black color, big beige head. Aroma of one and burnt espresso. Taste has huge roast, bitter coffee, bitter pine finish. Very tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (17949) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller, Aarhus. Nice head with good suration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, chocolate, lots of hops, caramel, fruits and has a long bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (16557) - DENMARK - MAR 11, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller Aarhus. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, hop, caramel, little earthy and grapefruit. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweet, grapefruit, hops, little liquorice and medium bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nsanders (1109) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 3, 2016
Tap at brewery. Black with minimal head. Tangerine, brown sugar, light molasses and leafy. Light sweetness with a light tangerine bitterness. Lighter body with a foamy feel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (5864) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2015
On tap at CBC15. Brown with off white head. Aroma has lots of chocolate, coffee, cocoa, toffee, light nuts and light burnt notes. Taste is fairly dry, chocolate, coffee, burnt sugar, cocoa, pine and dark sugar.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3927) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2015
May 2, 2015. On tap at CBC2015, green session.
Black with a frothy off-white head. Aroma is toffee, roasted malts, hints of chocolate, grass, pine and orange. Taste is light to medium sweet with a roasted and grassy bitterness. Finish is light dry, roasted bitter, some grassy and herbal notes, sweet toffee and fruits. Medium bodied, soft to average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (47592) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2015

Draught @ CBC 2015 [ Green Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Surly Damien ].
Clear dark brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, pine - perfume, herbs, floral, orange - citrus, tangerine. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, floral - herbs, roasted, dark malt, hoppy, orange - tangerine. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20150502]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (7561) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Keg @ Surly. Deep brown with a small head. Loads of sweet cocoa and toffee. Some charred grain, earth. Roasted nuts. Flavor is a bit drier. More pepper. Charred grains, toast. Dark cocoa and burnt brown sugar. Medium body, a bit oily.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (13547) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6719) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 17, 2015
On draft at the brewery. Pours black with a tan head. Nutty nose. Flavors of cocolate , leather and citrus. Bitter finish. One of the best black IPAs that I have had.


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