Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery
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Ratings: 5,375 | Reviews: 2,635 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by OrangeCharlie:
4.65/5 rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
A: Very dark, with a thick, creamy, tan head. Beautiful lacing to the end.
S: Dried fruit, caramel, and dark malt.
T: Dominated by malts, with a complex range of roasts all standing out individually and blending well: bready, caramel, toffee, and a hint of vanilla with coffee and chocolate coming through at the end. Perfectly balanced in bitterness and residual sweetness. I couldn't help but think "liquid cake," but not candy-sweet. No hot alcohol at all.
M: Creamy and rich body.
D: Incredibly drinkable for 10% ABV. Could be dangerous ;)
I've never been one for the RIS style, but after this beer has encouraged me to explore the style a lot more. A great beer for cold weather.
Serving type: bottle
11-12-2009 17:15:44 | More by OrangeCharlie
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4.19/5 rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured from 12 oz. bottle into KBS snifter, bottled in 2013. Bottle stored in cellar then briefly refrigerated prior to opening. Pours a beautiful jet black and forms a two inch foamy head that's beige in color. The head ultimately settles into a thin ring around the glass.
The nose is French roast coffee and milk chocolate, quite inviting. There's also a strong roasted malt aroma, followed by a spicy presence that hints of nutmeg. The taste is quite similar to its nose, bitter mocha, sweet molasses and roasted malt, fudge and spicy (chile ancho and nutmeg).
The mouthfeel of this beer is quite pleasant, almost no carbonation present which in my opinion helps savour the beer even better.
Overall - very excited to discover this beer, its quite enjoyable and hides the 10% ABV extremely well. Its sweet yet no overwhelmingly so and all of its flavors are well balanced.
Serving type: bottle
06-29-2014 21:55:33 | More by HoppySeb
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,375 ratings.