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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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6,135 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,135
Reviews: 2,730
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 353
Gots: 1,165 | FT: 59
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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12 ounce bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a black color with a slight head and some lacing.

S: Dark chocolate, roasted malts, and espresso. Very inviting.

T: Just like the nose, the flavors are exceptional. The chocolate is subdued, which I very much like. Some chocolate stouts these days just have too much chocolate flavor. Alcohol is not evident in the least.

M: Medium bodied with good carbonation. Easy to drink.

O: I am very pleased with this beer. It's one that could get you in trouble though...easy to drink and no alcohol detectable.

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Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter. Purchase in Wakefield, ri.

A-Pours an opaque black body with a 2" mocha head that reduces fairly quickly but leves some uneven lacing

S- I get an interesting whisky note almost like a bourbon aged beer, with some burnt bread and milk chocolate. Unique

T- starts off with a big milk chocolate flavor, ends very roasty and flavorful. The toasted malt stands out on the finish. Zero alcohol

M- medium body, low carbonation . Silky and smooth.

What an awesome brew. Excellent flavor, the chocolate was not overdone. The roasty character of any good stout stands out while complimenting the subtle chocolate notes. Super smooth and drinkable, and best of all it's decently priced. A must try.

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Thanks goes out to Diddy for the generous gift of four of these.

Upending the bottle rewards me with just under a finger of dark chocolate looking head. Body is the deepest brown, nearing black, but a little light can be seen attempting to pass through on the edges. Leaves a bit of thin lacing.

Aroma is dark chocolate, heavy roasted malt, and a hint of dark fruit.

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
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