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Brooklyn Black OPS - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
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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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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured from a corked & caged bottle into a pint glass.

A- pours absolutely jet black with a nice brown, 2 finger head. Lacing is intense, all the way up the glass...some of the best lace I've seen. Looks amazing

S- strong dark chocolate and coffee. Getting a little bit of booziness from the bourbon. The more I smell it, the more and more the bourbon starts to rise up...

T- first sip gives me some sweet chocolate with some vague hints of bourbon in there. The next few sips give me more of that sweetness with the bourbon coming more and more to the forefront. There isn't a whole lot of character though...just the bourbon and the chocolate, with the bourbon becoming more and more of a factor. Disappointing, but still good.

M- very, very thick. Perfect considering how hot it is

D- this is certainly a hot one. Definitely a sipper...

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2010 22:28:48 | More by bigfnjoe
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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.