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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 126   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skyview (5824) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - OCT 22, 2011
On draught during Darkness Day 2011 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Pours an opaque dark brown colored brew with a thick and creamy beige head that slowly dissipates and leaves behind some excellent lacing. Aroma of spicy and piney hops, a hint of black malt and a touch of tangerine. Taste is medium bodied, mild black ale character with flavors of light tangerine, grapefruit zest and roasted dark malt. Finish has a mild bitterness, soft palette with some roasted black malt aftertaste. An easy drinking Black Ale with a short lived mild bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9935) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Had this at Darkness day, poured a nice dark brown color. Had a nice hoppy/malty flavor, outshined by Darkness though.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burgy (456) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JAN 13, 2013
This was a great black ale. Not overly hopped like most black ales. This is very drinkable and enjoyable!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBeforeH20 (129) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 19, 2014
On tap, black with an off white head. Aroma of citrus hops with hints of pine, coffee, and dark malta. Taste was decent, nothing really stood out as being dominant in the flavor profile with a bitter hop finish. Good brew overall.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
csaso (2179) - Missouri, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Cask (dry hopped with Glacier) - big creamy head, pitch black color, piney hop aroma and flavor with a good shot or roasted malt backbone, mild citrusy notes too - very good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewHaMeister (442) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 7, 2015
On tap at the Surly taproom. It pours black with a light tan head and nice lacing. Aromas of roasted malt, hops, chocolate, and hints of toffee. Flavor is medium bitter. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (22409) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Tap at CBC15.. Dark black.. Thin tan lacing... Odd very floral perfumed... Light but full body.. Soft chocolate... Pefumed floral tones.. Refreshing.. Juicy interesting.. Probably gets wearing on big glass

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (16029) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (4369) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2016
Bottled & tap. Deep brown body with a small, tan lacing head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and citrus notes. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and slightly bitter. Medium bodied, oily textute and soft carbonation.. An excellemt BIPA. 🌟🌟🌟🌟


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