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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,191 Ratings
THE BROS
91
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Ratings: 5191
Reviews: 2620
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%


Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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aasher

Indiana

3.35/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours an oily midnight black with a dark, dark khaki head. The smell is of burnt coffee, bitter chocolate, tree bark, tootsie rolls and lactic sweetness. The taste is of sweet milk chocolate, burnt coffee, and alcohol, alot of alcohol. It drinks smoothly but could be considered a little light for a RIS. I don't find this to be as good as advertised. The alcohol comes out far too much in the taste and after taste. The booze lingers and it's a little too sweet for my liking.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2011 05:39:17 | More by aasher
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johnso98

New York

3.35/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Winter '12-'13. Not the best chocolate stout I've ever had, or even chocolate beer for that matter. When the chocolate taste does come through, it is enjoyable. But this stout doesn't exactly match up to Guinness Draught.

A - A great black color with a dark brown head.
S - Initially smelled of chocolate, then turned nasty
T - Initially of chocolate once again, then became muddled with all kinds of flavors that I can't really discern, but was not enjoyable. Ultimately finished with some more warm dark chocolate.
M - It's drinkable. The taste is very inconsistent though, which does sort of affect mouthfeel. The alcohol is not noticeable until the finish, but that's normal.
O - Brooklyn makes some other beers that I like a lot, so I had higher expectations for this one. At this price, I probably would not get this again. A 22oz bottle of Rogue's chocolate stout would've been a much better investment even if it meant half as much beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2012 06:49:28 | More by johnso98
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taylorhamrick

South Carolina

3.33/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This was the last bottle that I bought from this past years release.

It looks nice really. Perfectly black with a nice brown head that sits on top. The head kind of fades to just a few rings and swirls of bubbles. There's a tiny bit of lacing and bubbles cascade down as you drink. The smell is decent, you get a hint of alcohol with some chocolate and roasted malts. The taste was kind of harsh, even a few months after I first purchased it. I remember thinking it was nice and sweet at first with a nice taste of chocolate, and its still there, but after finding lots of other imperial stouts, I realize that this one doesn't quite make it to the top. There's an intense bitterness and burn from the alcohol and the dark roasted malts. It's kind of smooth, but I get this feeling that's like eating a slimy fruit or something. I can't actually tell whether this beer is thick or thin. It actually drinks rather quickly, and I enjoy it, but it could be better. Try it some time.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2009 23:53:52 | More by taylorhamrick
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jmarsh123

Indiana

3.33/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours black with a small tan head.

Smells of dark chocolate with heavy hints of booze and vanilla.

Flavor starts off with some bitter roasted malt and loads of chocolate. Finishes a little dry with some earthy bitterness, more chocolate and a hint of oxidation.

A fairly hefty body to this one with carbonation levels a touch high for my taste.

I like this beer, but I could take it or leave it. It's a little one note with the chocolate I wish it wasn't quite so carbonated.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2012 20:48:05 | More by jmarsh123
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phishgator

Florida

3.3/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into an imperial pint glass. Almost black with a brown head. The head dissipates to leave a thin film around the glass edge. The aroma is of dark bitter choclate and a slight hint of alcohol. The taste is a bitter and astringent. Too much bitter chooclate and hops? The roasted coffee/toasted malts never come through. The alcohol is high so after one you can feel the warmth. I still try it ever year, but not my favorite big stout.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2008 15:30:34 | More by phishgator
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callmescraps

Massachusetts

3.3/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I hear about this one every year from folks back east. Time to try it for myself.

Appearance- Black, obviously. A full inch of cocoa colored head. Lacing nicely.

Smell- Lots of roast. Almost a coffee aspect. Sweet dark chocolate. Almost like burnt coffee.

Taste- Hurm. Starts off with a nice chocolate note. Very nice. Chocolate, a hint of dark fruit. Almost raisin. Finishes with roast bitterness. Then it lingers. And lingers. And lingers. It's just so damn bitter and burnt. Hint of alcohol, while we're at it.

Mouthfeel- On the thin side.

Drinkability- No thanks. That bitterness just won't quit.

Chocolate? Really? More like burnt black coffee. Now, I am not a coffee fan, so that's a pretty big negative in my book. I was hoping the chocolate would balance it out, but it is a dark unsweetened chocolate, and it doesn't even show up much. This is a miss for me.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2009 05:38:31 | More by callmescraps
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours black, period, with an 1/8" tan head and lacing throughout. The aroma is dark roast with dark bakers chocolate and a faint hint of smoke. The flavor is dark chocolate with milk chocolate, coffee, and raisin notes. Very complex. The mouthfeel is full and creamy with a biting, medicinal bite in the finish. Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout is a very good beer, recommended!

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2012 01:09:42 | More by B967ierhunter177
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dumptruck81

Texas

3.3/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Winter 11-12 bottling

Appearance.- moderate pour gave an inch of foam which dies down to a minimal ring around the edges within a few minutes. Not the absolute darkest beer but solid black unless held to the light.

Smell- dark fruits. Fig, prune, and raisin. Finishes out with roasted malts coming through a little.

Taste- initial taste is prune, raisin, fig, and plum. Strong chocolate bitterness with a bit of coffee. Finishes again with dark fruit and alcohol sourness.

Mouthfeel- nice thick body with good carbonation keeping it smooth. The finish is light leaving me feeling like its lacking. The alcohol presence in the finish isn't good.

Overall- this beer tastes much much better with 6 months on it than it did fresh. Fresh I'd give it a 2 overall but now it's a 3.5. This beer isn't too bad for the price I guess but I won't really be to disappointed if I don't have it next year.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 03:07:04 | More by dumptruck81
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errantnight

California

3.3/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A beer that I've never particularly loved that I keep wondering if maybe it's me, given the general adulation. May need to try it again in a blind American IRS stand-off. My latest caveats are that maybe if it isn't overloaded with coffee and other adjuncts or barrel aged to hackinsack I'm just not digging the giant 10% boozehound stouts these days? I dunno, but I found the Stone IRS I had on tap a couple months ago to be more enjoyable. Anyway, caveats out of the way:

This 11-12 winter bottling pours beautifully into an Innis & Gunn tulip. Inky black, thin, rich, fizzy head dises down to a persistent ring with nice lacing.

Aroma is chocolate and just a hint of warming alcohol and... not much else. A sort of freezer burn note hints at some oxidation, as does a slighty sherry and raisin note.

On the palate this is still plenty boozy and bitter despite the two years (this has been in the fridge for that entire time, however, which certainly would have minimized degradation). Chocolate and roast predominate, and there's a long, lingering bitterness. It's not bad, it's just not terribly complex or interesting. I'm struggling to pull nuances out of the malt character which is covered up quickly and heavily by waves of bitterness that seems like a mesh of hop, roast and alcohol derived flavors.

Ranking this just slightly above average feels like something of an apology to it. It's lacking in any obvious flaws, but it tastes unbalanced and slightly unpleasant. I've got a few more bottles from this same year, a couple of which weren't aged in the fridge, maybe some extended cellar aging did it some favors? Seems doubtful.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2013 04:39:59 | More by errantnight
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timtheenchanta

South Carolina

3.28/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pitch black with a medium tan head with a little bit of retention. Lots of thin webby lacing. Cooking chocolate smell with hints of alcohol. Sweet coffee malt taste with alcohol taste and thin feel. This is a huge letdown. I've been looking forward to this for quite some time. Not terrible for an RIS but not great at all.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2006 04:13:58 | More by timtheenchanta
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benwiley

New York

3.28/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

ok, heres the thing: this beer is tasty, but its just too damn much! not in the booze department either. its just that this thing is so monstrously, i dont know, chocolatey(?)! i mean, my favorite stout hands down is young's double chocolate, so you know that i LOVE that the sweet oatmeals all the way...but this thing...whoo, cmon. its just too much. im sorry.
lemme put it this way: while i was drinking this beer it was just sooo sweat and soo intense that i needed a sweet oatmeal cookie to eat while iw as drinkin it to keep it in check, as it were. not that i dont enjoy the whole cookie-beer thing but i mean, cmon...this thing was just too much.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2006 03:20:52 | More by benwiley
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harrymel

Washington

3.28/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Vintage 2010-11
Poured to NB globe.

A: Dark black stout with no translucency. Single finger mocha head dissipates in a couple minutes. Minimal lacing - as expected at this ABV.

S: Licorice, graham, chocolate, malts, resiny hops. Slightly sweet.

T: The ABV is not well hidden here. The beer is overly sweetened by the alcohol. The flavors above are continued here, but with some disappointing estering of banana.

M: Thick ale, sticky, medium carbonation.

D: The beer has nice flavor, but I can't help but think this beer has been fermented at temperatures exceeding reasonable preservation of the malts.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2011 18:53:52 | More by harrymel
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Thads324

Connecticut

3.28/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2521 1230 on the bottle
Pours a jet black with a tight, small bubbled dark tan head. Dissipates quickly. Light ringed lacing.
Aroma is of fruity esters and some chocolate malt. Light roast. A lot of rubbing alcohol aroma in the end.
Flavor starts slow and sweet. roasted, nearly burnt chestnuts, some faint caramel and heavy roasted malts. Slightly fruity sweet. Ends with a bitter malt flavor. A lot of heat at the end.
Very smooth and almost creamy mouthfeel. The effervescence tingles and while light, carries the flavor well.

Entirely too much boozy flavor and over done roasted malt. I'll let it age more in hopes it'll calm down and mellow. I'll return to this one when it's time.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2012 04:06:47 | More by Thads324
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Brew33

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From the 08-09 batch.
I was looking forward to this beer and ended up unimpressed. It is pitch black with some ruby highlights. Thin tan head, some lacing.

Smelled of some roasted/choclate malts but mostly biting alcohol aroma.

I was pleased that the taste didn't mirror the strong Alcohol aroma. Chocolate malt sweetness, slight smokiness. A little alcohol heat. Not nearly as complex or roasty as I had hoped. Just middle of the road. Low carbonation. Light creaminess. Not great.

I would drink it again but nothing exciting. I missed a lot of the notes other BA's tasted in this beer. Blah...

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2008 20:54:36 | More by Brew33
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zachary80

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice dark tan head is surprisingly uniform and smooth. Great lacing, okay retention. Totally black body.

Aroma is slight alcohol, light roast, sweet.

Flavor is bittersweet chocolate, although the chocolate is not very well rounded out is too one-dimensional. Bitterness from the malts is fairly high. Slight metallic taste is off-putting.

Mouthfeel is slightly astringent. Somehow it comes off as too thin given the rest of the character, not sure if it is the carbonation or what. It feels like there will be be more body at first but lets down.

Overall a good beer, wish it had more body. Actually I'm not quite sure why I like the beer since I can't say many positive characteristics. Sum is greater than the its parts for this one.

A note on aging - at one year it was nearly impossible to tell apart from fresh; the biggest difference was in aroma and there weren't any notable improvements.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 02:38:50 | More by zachary80
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TheHammer

Ontario (Canada)

3.24/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Black as night with a finger of head the laced well and retained quite admirably. True to it's name, the body is a black as night. A little bit more head and a bit more retention would have earned the perfect score.

Smell: I'm catching a light smell of dark bakers chocolate, and...that's it. I guess I can't complain, I mean it's called Black Chocolate Stout, but that being said, there is a lack of stout on the nose here.

Taste: There is an undertone of dark chocolate throughout the beer, and dominates the entire experience. It starts with some straw like malt, and then turns to come notes of charred wood with a slight alcohol solvent taste.

Mouthfeel: The alcoholic note I could use without but the carbonation does a good job of accenting things and keeping the beer a smooth ride. The dark chocolate really likes to linger on the back of the tongue though.

Drinkabilty: Well it's medium bodied to me and while I'm not a fan of dark chocolate it's taste is prevalent in the beer that someone who did like it would be pleasantly surprised.

Final Thoughts: I can't help but question this beer, I mean you'd think a beer that emphasizes chocolate taste would go for something sweeter, but it doesn't. You'd also think as an RIS more malt and other character would be there, but it's not. If you like dark chocolate or high cacao chocolate you will like this beer, I personally don't so it's not quite my thing.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2013 05:13:28 | More by TheHammer
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stegmakk

New York

3.23/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks great...Dark black in color...terriffic dark tan head

Aroma was unsweetened chocolate and molasses

Taste...ummm...there aint much chocolate here...bitter miniscule hint of chocolate and alcohol...

Mouthfeel and drinkability are ok...

Bottom line...there are better chocolate beers out there that you can actually taste it...like rogue's...I will NOT buy brooklyn chocolate stout again

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2003 20:54:19 | More by stegmakk
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pezoids

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

'03-'04 version.

Jet black in appearance with a large head of tan foam. The aroma is intense with dark sweet chocolate and the strong presence of alcohol. Also detected caramel, raisins and the scent of an old leather glove. The flavors are also strong and complex, with heavy roasted grain, coffee liqueur and a cordial-like sweetness. The beer finishes dry with a pleasant bitterness, but the alcohol is still a bit harsh and abrupt. This version could be a bit young yet and could do with some aging. Nevertheless, it was enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2004 06:33:26 | More by pezoids
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katan

Colorado

3.23/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz into a goblet - the 2009 version (10.0%)

A - Very dark, opaque. Just maybe, in the right light, some amber highlights. Head formation is more of a quick film than a foam, sitting there with a few bubbles. Certainly has the viscous look of a stout.

S - Malts are the most dominant characteristic. A two-row dominated beer, but I can detect some caramel and chocolate malt notes. Roasted barley, of stout fame, is very light, hardly perceptible.

T - Starts off with a malt sweetness, but it is immediately overcome by a hopping - unknown which kind, and a very biting alcohol hit. Viscous - biting - grabbing. Amazing amount of phenolic tones throughout this beer. Stouts should be very capable of hiding alcohol - this beer is not. The roasted barley comes through after that, with some almost acidic, cold coffee press type flavors. Aftertaste is the real bittersweet chocolate I was hoping for, slowly dissipating on the taste buds.

M - Moderate body - not off the charts either way for a RIS. Certain seems more driven by carbonation than by a developed beer body. Leaves behind a very oily, clinging film that only reenforces the flavors - which in this case was not good.

D - Nothing drinkable here. The near acidic old coffee flavors combined with the whammy of alcohol in both flavor and consumption make this nothing near a session beer, let along a 2 beer evening from a four pack.

I am going to age my other 3 from the 4 pack to see if 2009 settles down. In this state, I wouldn't want to drink another again. Very disappointing considering it comes from someone I admire so much, Garrett Oliver.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2009 03:12:43 | More by katan
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tr4nc3d

Kansas

3.23/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12fl oz bottle poured into my snifter

Pours an opaque black with no light shinning through this beer. 1 inch mocha colored head that fades quickly only leaving a slight ring around the edges of the beer. Very slight lacing left behind on the sides of my glass.

Smell consist that of dark malts, very sweet syrup like smell, dark brown sugar, roasted malts, and a prominent alcohol heat.

I get a sweet dark chocolate like taste upfront with a medium roasted coffee bitterness following it from behind to even out the sweetness, slight cola like taste finishes it up.

Full bodied and slightly cloyingly sweet dry finish that lingers in your mouth way after you have taken your sip.

A little to sweet for my liking.

Dark

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2009 00:31:18 | More by tr4nc3d
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Trilogy31

California

3.23/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Winter 10-11 bottle. Pours a midnight black with two fingers of dark khaki foam quickly giving way to thick lacing. Nose has roasted smoky peat notes, campfire, almost a acetic quality and some buried burnt coffee. No real sign of chocolate here. No real smoke on the taste, it does have some nice bittersweet chocolate, roasted and a very dry finish along with a high level of carbonation. I was waffling between trying something new or a breakfast stout, i wish i went with the latter.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2011 04:54:02 | More by Trilogy31
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hawks10

Illinois

3.2/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle - 3 bottles tasted side by side, 2010, 2009 & 2008 vintages...

Appearance for all is the same. Black with one finger of light brown head which dissipates leaving a bit of lacing. = 4.0 for all three...

Smell: 3.5 overall
2010 - Semi-sweet dark chocolate with some dark fruit character. A bit of a weird, off-putting sweet boozy alcohol scent. Not very good = 3.0
2009 - More of a strong chocolate presence than the 2010. Semi-sweet with a bit of coffee/roasted aromas. Slight booze presence, but much more manageable than the 2010. = 4.0
2008 - Less sweet and more roasted than the other 2. Rather muted though, like the other 2. A bit roasted with some slightly sweet dark fruits. = 3.5

Taste: 3.0 overall
2010 - A bland shot of dark chocolate with very muted sweetness. No dark chocolate, coffee or roasted bitterness. Slightly boozy and completely lacking any depth or strong flavor. = 3.0
2009 - Bland, like the 2010. Flavors a muted and muddled. Nothing pops or stands out. Sweet with a lot of booze in the finish. Not a hint of coffee or roasted bitterness. Not quite as sweet as 2010, but a bit boozier. = 3.0
2008 - Sweet but also somewhat bland. Flavors seems to mesh a bit better in this one and have a bit more pop and depth than the other 2. Some dark fruits and some roasted characters, but still somewhat muted. = 3.5

Feel: 3.5 overall
2010 - Thinner than expected. Smooth with low carbonation. A bit of a lingering off-putting fusel alcohol burn. = 3.0
2009 - Same as 2010 but less of the alcohol burn = 3.5
2008 - Same as 2009 = 3.5

2008 was the best but all were disappointing. Flavors were bland and relatively non-existent...

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2010 03:51:13 | More by hawks10
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.2/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, resembling a dark dark BROWN borderline black, 1.5 finger head of light brown chestnut quality bubbles. Manages to leave a consistent ring throughout drinking.

Nose and bouquet has a faint malt/yeast but also a good anisette front on it, faint cocoa on the back but not much, very balanced nose.

Taste and mouthfeel is wet, very light bodied giving way to cigarettes and ashes. Alcohol is still present and not hidden giving way to some heat on the finish. If you put chocolate on the label, I should be able to taste/smell it first... so where is it? Also some carbonation in the palate.

Drinkability... Depending on your palate your going to find things you may enjoy, its easy drinking even at this ABV.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2010 23:42:41 | More by smakawhat
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dbalsock

Vermont

3.18/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

appearance: black... yummy black, with a chocolate brown head. this beer is absolutely gorgeous, i only wish the head remained a while longer.

smell: the aroma consists strongly of bakers chocolate, but i picked up on a hint of alcohol that was a tad disconcerting.

taste: this beer changed drastically (in a good way) as it warmed. the bakers chocolate was evident through out, as was a taste of alcohol... the two cancelled each other out in my rating. the roasted malts hit harder as it warmed, and harder than i wished when combined with the taste of alcohol, but still was ok. it at least showed some complexity.

mouthfeel: thick and bitter, it makes the roof of my mouth tingle, and i don't think i like that, but i'll keep thinking about it.

drinkability: the alcohol taste and funny mouth tingling really impact this one, and although i will try it again, if i have the same/similar experience as i did this time, i don't think i'll want more than a sip after that. this too gets better as it warms though.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2006 03:18:12 | More by dbalsock
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Calico

New York

3.18/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

I've had the '02-'03, the '03-'04, the'04-'05, the'05-'06, and this one (the '06-'07) in bottles. All of them impressed me.

The '06-'07 on tap, though... when I was pouring it at the Real Beer Expo in Rochester, it had a nice roasty chocolately slightly musty aroma, what I expect in a Russian Imperial Stout. I had it on tap more recently, though, and it has a very strong diacetyl note in the aroma. Quite jarring. Not what I'd expect. I should note it was served at way too cold a temperature, though.

Appearance: quite dark, marvelous head, good retention.

Smell: butterscotch dominates. I can barely make out some caramel and chocolate notes.

Taste: Was served too cool for me to really judge. I detect some roasty notes amid the maltiness.

Mouthfeel: Good and thick, as I'd expect. Full body, slightly syrupy feel coating tongue.

Drinkability: After one of these, I was drowsy. That does not normally happen to me after one beer. If a half-pint were an option at this particular pub, that's what I'd order.

Serving type: on-tap

11-03-2006 01:52:28 | More by Calico
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,191 ratings.