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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,500 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,500
Reviews: 2,640
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 296
Gots: 855 | 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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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-21-2012 14:34:34 | More by baker2gs
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-16-2012 16:04:14 | More by Gww1864
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snarksdad

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-23-2012 15:44:31 | More by snarksdad
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-09-2012 04:44:04 | More by iL0VEbeer
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-14-2012 21:57:52 | More by sneaks2210
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Vinlespo

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-29-2012 19:05:57 | More by Vinlespo
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theleechster

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-06-2013 14:53:19 | More by theleechster
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d0ggnate

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-09 Bottling

A: Poured dark brown/black with mocha tan and frothy head layer. Thick cloud-like foam gives way to patchy islands amid and around the edge of my glass.
S: Clearly present chocolate malt aromas. Noticeable cold coffee smells.
T: Chocolate pushes through, but arrives bitter, almost like semi-sweet. Very delicious chocolate profile. Coffee is only noted, but can still be picked up lightly.
M: Slick and a bit creamy. Sharp flavor and distinct taste.
D: Very good beer. I am impressed more this time than the first I tasted it. I'm sure this would mellow deliciously with time aged. I'll seek more in the future and stash them for later sampling.

12-03-2008 05:30:52 | More by d0ggnate
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-27-2013 04:09:28 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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koopa

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-12-2013 04:25:07 | More by koopa
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ajr24

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Bottle from the Foodery into the pint glass... Pours deep and opaque black with a medium dark tan head that'll shrink into a dark tan skin over the beer that leaves good lacing. Smells like a RIS, that's for sure- coffee, caramel, robust roasted malts. Tastes like dark chocolate, toffee and then the roasted malts hit. Mouthfeel is smooth, velvety, even with the alcohol presence. I really wish I had bought more than one of these.

02-12-2008 04:37:49 | More by ajr24
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slatetupelo

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Brewed 2006-2007 so it's a year old.

A - Pours a very dark black no light visible through the glass, nice coffee/cocoa head that dissipates quickly. Not much lacing

S - Nothing overpowering but mostly malts and hints of chocolate.

T - Dark chocolate, coffee and malts, it's really smooth and the alcohol is not very noticeable. Gets better as it warms.

D - This is a really enjoyable beer but I couldn't drink more than a couple at a time.

01-27-2008 05:38:55 | More by slatetupelo
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New Jersey

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New York

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spw109

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-17-2013 07:41:54 | More by spw109
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CHSLBrew

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Served to me at the Peculiar Pub in Manhattan, poured into a pint glass.

A-This beer poured a beautiful, dark black, as one would expect based on the beer's name. Beer was completely opaque and topped with a quick thick brown head, which sustained surprisingly well.

S-Aromas of chocolate and heavy roasted barley dominated, with hints of dark fruity esters as well. As I expected, though, the name says it all: chocolate.

T-This is one indulgent brew :D Thick with chocolate flavors, dark and dry, at times almost bitter chocolate. This deep chocolate character pairs beautifully with the in-balance roasted malt flavors. In with it all, some estery, almost sweetish flavors make themselves apparent.

M-Fully, creamy body, at times somewhat oily, but really more like a thick milkshake. Wonderful. Carbonation was low, playing well off the full body.

D-This beer is a winter seasonal, so I didn't expect to have an opportunity to drink it while I was in New York. However, the Peculiar Pub had bottles of it, and knowing it's high ABV would allow for increased shelf life of this brew, I went for it. It was a rainy day, and relatively cold, so this beer went down very nicely, warming me subtley as I chatted with my table. Very drinkable, very complex.

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Fubar1453

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-19-2013 14:17:52 | More by Fubar1453
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mattvandyk

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-13-2013 21:56:14 | More by mattvandyk
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-30-2013 22:27:49 | More by NYR_Rob
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Ohio

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
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