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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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6,083 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,083
Reviews: 2,722
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 347
Gots: 1,128 | FT: 55
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-04-2000

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

This beer poured a creamy pitch black with absolutely no light shining through. It formed a 1 inch dark brown creamy head and left sticky brown lacing throughout the glass that stayed put.

The smell is strong with an initial blast of alcohol followed by a clear chocolate, roast malt combination followed by a heavy smoke finish.

The taste is awesome. The initial taste also starting with alcohol and roasted malt but allowing the smoke too creep up along with hints or espresso and coffee grinds. The alcohol taste stays true throughout due to the 10.6 ABV but does not overpower the sweet smoke and malt.

The mouthfeel is silky smooth, creamy and slightly thick. It leaves a sticky film all over the inside of the mouth and a warm alcohol feeling following the swallow. The beer is so sticky and sweet it leaves your lips feeling like you just drank hot chocolate(with a shot of whiskey). I highly recommend this beer to all but its definitely too strong to pound. Two or three of these will leave you warm, happy and full.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The thick black body was crowned by a humongous beige head that lasted and laced with gusto. The engine oil look was matched by a feel like a very viscuous lubricant wanting to ease my pain. The smell of roasted grain and chocolate is very pronounced and the taste was a lovely blend of coffee and dark chocolate with an overlay of alcohol. Limited by its ABV, the drinkability can only be rated as moderate as this is very strong stout. Lovely, but with pronounced, muscular biceps.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

12 oz bottle poured into a Harpoon Winter Warmer glass. 2008 release 10.0% ABV

A - pours pitch black with one finger of brown head

S - chocolately, roasted malts (not burnt)

T - dark, malty sweetness, with a nice astringency to finish out the beer

M - silky smooth, lightly carbonated, very viscous mouthfeel.

D - alcohol is really hidden well, this beer drinks very smooth.

A top notch RIS. I usually buy a sixer or two of this each year.

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 6,083 ratings.