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Brooklyn Black OPS - Brooklyn Brewery

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1,884 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,884
Reviews: 752
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 411
Gots: 944 | FT: 79
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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BK Black Ops '08 vintage 10.7% abv.

Adorable Duck Rabbit snifter. Cork spares my eyes, but still had some kick.

Slick, espresso head. Matte black body. Head lingers & coats the glass on every spin.

Smells of sharp, charred malt & burnt toast. A bit vinous. Rich bourbon glaze.

Cigar smoke, dark chocolate, black coffee, burnt sugar. Tasty. Oxidation is starting to show though. Wood ash, burnt bbq, some slight edges of dark fruit peaking through.

Pretty dense, creamy body, just barely cut by some beady carbonation. Still pretty boozy after all these years. Waxy.


Thanks for the gift Al.

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Brooklyn Black OPS from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,884 ratings.