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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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steadydose

California

4.4/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aquired this via trade, thank you!

2008 bootle

A: Poured this beer into a tumbler. This stout looks amazing. Black body with some of the nicest dark mocha brown foam I can remember on a beer.

S: The smell of delicious chocolate is right there w/ some hints of bourbon. I drank this beer while smoking a stogie so that may have muddled some of the lighter aromas, but the chocolate and bourbon made for a wonderful aroma.

T: Well integrated stout, the flavor was well balanced. Good stout dominated by chocolate flavora and bourbon finish. I didn't get any heat or booziness. I enjoyed this one.

M: Good carbonation, smooth, creamy, on the thinner side of the spectrum in regards to barrell aged beers, but worked for me here.

D: Great drinkability, and as is usually the case, any beer I share with friends always tastes better to me. Maybe its the smaller portion sizes, but I will definitely seek out the next batch that comes out.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2009 20:59:04 | More by steadydose
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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.