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Brooklyn Black OPS - Brooklyn Brewery

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1,779 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,779
Reviews: 745
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 403
Gots: 924 | FT: 69
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brooklyn Black Ops (2008 commercially available version) was aged for four months in bourbon barrels, bottled flat, and re-fermented in the bottle with Champagne yeast. 940 cases produced.

10.7%-2008
11.6%-2009
11.3%-2010
10.7%-2011
10.5%-2012
11.5%-2013

(Beer added by: RixBeer on 12-20-2007)
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Avagadro

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a bottle of the 2011 vintage, given its production code is 2921, and that its abv is 10.7%

A: Uncorks with a timid hiss, but delivers an active head upon pouring. The mocha colored froth carpets its velvety black body.

S: Highlights of fruit and spice are accompanied by a backbone of malty caramel and espresso roast.

T: Black Ops exhibits stunning complexity, balancing rich malt, chocolate, and bourbon soaked vanilla with fruity Belgian esters.

M: Very dry, slightly sticky, and brought to life by stunning effervescence.

O: A very stunning stout to say the least. It's not the best $20 BA stout out there, but you're not going to have to wait in any lines to get it either.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 03:33:47 | More by Avagadro
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Brooklyn Black Ops 2012.
A Black in color, nice thick brown fluffy head. Brown sticky lace.
S chocolate, coffee, port, bourbon.
T chocolate, coffee, port, bourbon, very sweet, coconut.
M silky smooth, porty chocolate aftertaste.
O I guess I shouldn't really discuss this, due to the hush hush nature of this non-existent brew, but if it did exist I'd say it was quite a nice bourbony heavy brew that kept giving me some real port feels throughout the bottle. It was a good drink.

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Brooklyn Black OPS from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,779 ratings.