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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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6,090 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,090
Reviews: 2,722
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 349
Gots: 1,134 | 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: 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.

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

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Bruery Tulip.

A: Deep dark black pour. Aggressive pour leads to a monster 3 finger cocoa whipped cream head that fades ever so slowly leaving the thickest lacing trail I've ever seen.

S: Cocoa, coffee, molasses, some hop bitterness.

T: Nice chocolate and coffee mix. Almost like a strong mocha. ABV finds it's way to the way back of the throat in the flavor.

M: Perfectly carbonated, nice mostly big body.

O: Nice sipping winter beer. One of my all time favorite beers from one of my all time favorite breweries.

Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 6,090 ratings.