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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,373 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,373
Reviews: 2,635
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 278
Gots: 820 | FT: 48
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-04-2000)
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AmitC

New York

4.53/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My second out of 4-pack of 2011 Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout.

One year on it. Poured from a 12 oz bottle into my large snifter.

Very thick, dark brown colored pour. Pitch black inside the glass. Dark and opaque. A shining brown colored fluffy one finger thick head that slowly dissipates into a thin shining ring. Awesome lacing. Bubbles not to be seen.

Aroma: Toned down alcohol, i would assume. Well mixed with dark roasted malts and chocolate aroma. Very slight caramel. Some hop-alcohol mixed nose that is typical of Russian Imperial Stouts.

Taste: Roasted malts and dark chocolate taste. Some slight bitterness, that i would assume is subdued due to age on this one. Sweet-bitter dry finish. Alcohol is not felt as much as it contains. Less of burnt up malt flavor.

Mouth feel: Full bodied yet very drinkable thinness feel. Moderate carbonation. Slight alcohol derived astringency.

One more brew that makes Russian Imperial Stouts so reputable and likable.

Style Rate: 4.5
Personal Rate: 4.5

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 18:31:37 | More by AmitC
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