1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

Not Rated.
Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,442 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5,442
Reviews: 2,635
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 282
Gots: 836 | 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)
View: Beers (70) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 5,442 | Reviews: 2,635 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by astout:
Photo of astout
astout

British Columbia (Canada)

4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

inky thick and black appearance with a thin layer of tan head that dissipates into a nice lace with good retention around the rim.

Plenty of sweet dried fruit; dates, figs, prunes along with an espresso chocolate aroma. Almost reminds me of a combination of glossette raisins and espresso.

Quite sweet on the palate with a lot of warming alcohol behind the espresso chocolate up front. Mid palate you got almost a chocolate zucchini loaf type sweetness and bready flavour. Finishes with a drier espresso and cooca nib profile with a slight hop presence showing through. Warms at the back of the throat all the way down to the chest, very nice winter warmer.

Creamy and thick syrupy texture with very little carbonation. Reminds of either the weight of creamy frothy espresso or real hot chocolate (probably as much do to the flavour as texture). Lingers pleasantly and seems to coat the whole mouth, along with the lingering cocoa notes helps the beer last forever.

Despite the weight and the alcohol I can see being able to drink a lot of this, and that definitely speaks to the way it carries the heavy array of sweetness, cocoa and booze. The slight hop presence and cocoa nib bitterness on the finish definitely help in relieving that. Overall surprisingly drinkable, perfect winter warmer.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2009 05:14:20 | More by astout
More User Reviews:
Photo of Thefrap
Thefrap

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

07-30-2014 01:01:16 | More by Thefrap
Photo of AlvinLin
AlvinLin

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-28-2014 20:22:18 | More by AlvinLin
Photo of rodkin
rodkin

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-27-2014 16:26:40 | More by rodkin
Photo of littleplus
littleplus

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-27-2014 13:02:40 | More by littleplus
Photo of Slongie
Slongie

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-27-2014 07:15:37 | More by Slongie
Photo of Will477
Will477


5/5  rDev +20.5%

07-27-2014 00:47:36 | More by Will477
Photo of 4amepiphany
4amepiphany

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-26-2014 20:40:29 | More by 4amepiphany
Photo of jcugafsu
jcugafsu

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-26-2014 01:05:27 | More by jcugafsu
Photo of xhuang61
xhuang61

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-25-2014 22:23:56 | More by xhuang61
Photo of Tyecko
Tyecko

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-25-2014 18:51:34 | More by Tyecko
Photo of jamis
jamis

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-25-2014 17:49:44 | More by jamis
Photo of Jimbo321
Jimbo321

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-25-2014 15:41:38 | More by Jimbo321
Photo of Will_Rivera
Will_Rivera

New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-25-2014 08:44:12 | More by Will_Rivera
Photo of supaadam
supaadam

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

07-25-2014 03:36:11 | More by supaadam
Photo of Aznyinyang36
Aznyinyang36

Michigan

5/5  rDev +20.5%

07-25-2014 01:28:23 | More by Aznyinyang36
Photo of Joecaddie
Joecaddie

Delaware

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-25-2014 00:19:20 | More by Joecaddie
Photo of ACL2143
ACL2143

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

07-24-2014 12:13:48 | More by ACL2143
Photo of Buttstallion
Buttstallion

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

07-23-2014 20:30:22 | More by Buttstallion
Photo of DamienI
DamienI

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-23-2014 20:28:58 | More by DamienI
Photo of SoxFan
SoxFan

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-23-2014 14:58:05 | More by SoxFan
Photo of raleigh_blue
raleigh_blue

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-23-2014 13:58:31 | More by raleigh_blue
Photo of Chuffbomb
Chuffbomb

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-23-2014 13:18:13 | More by Chuffbomb
Photo of awaer
awaer


3/5  rDev -27.7%

07-23-2014 05:57:12 | More by awaer
Photo of thestoutmaster
thestoutmaster

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-22-2014 20:47:01 | More by thestoutmaster
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,442 ratings.