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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,454 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,454
Reviews: 2,637
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 284
Gots: 839 | FT: 49
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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aromatorio

Maryland

3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Received as an extra in a trade. Unfortunately, not sure if it's from beerhandy or markgugs, because I got both boxes at the same time... Thanks either way!

This beer pours oily black. Not syrupy. The head is probably the darkest mocha color I've encountered so far. It's is tight on the bottom but fluffier at the top. Fades away after a minute, lacing floats on for another minute or two more. Taste is shockingly chocolate. I have some 85% cacao dark chocolate, and this tastes almost identical. The chocolate flavors are so overwhelming that I can barely discern any malt underneath, and I'm too blown away to note any hops. Mouthfeel is smooth, but like the pour, thinner than I thought. Where's the alcohol? Drinkable? Sure, it goes down well, but for me you must partake of chocolate in moderation.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2008 04:48:38 | More by aromatorio
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BSDA

Texas

4.85/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This is what you're looking for if you are looking for a beer of this type. Greatly appreciated but only lasted for so long. Getting at least two cases at my local Specs. Great price, case price is around $7/ 4pk. Can't tell it is 10% ABV, hardly in the taste. Smell isn't strong like a coffee so it isn't noticeable from a distance. Drank two of the my first time and forgot it was like for other beers! Same thing goes with the much less-drinkable Blaecorn Unidragon from Clown Shoes. Highly recommended since I just discovered it in early January 2014, now it is indeed my favorite beer to date. Sucks it is only seasonal.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2014 07:01:07 | More by BSDA
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

$ 2.49/12 oz bottle at Vintage Estates in Boardman, OH
Bottled winter 13-14 at cellar temp into snifter
Aroma of chocolate and alcohol
Head small (1.5 cm), medium brown, fizzy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring and broken layer
Lacing poor – occasional small island and atoll of small bubbles
Body dark brown/black, opaque
Flavor of bitter chocolate which ends with a whiff of alcohol; no malt, no hops, no diacetyl
Palate medium to full, creamy, carbonation soft

A very good chocolate stout which hides the 10% ABV well. This is one which definitely could sneak up on you. The rapidly disappearing head and scanty lacing detract from the appearance.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 13:48:18 | More by Ozzylizard
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Illinois

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Minnesota

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,454 ratings.