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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,442 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,442
Reviews: 2,635
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 282
Gots: 837 | 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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beermaned

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-27-2012 22:31:38 | More by beermaned
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stoutlover1978

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-27-2012 15:54:32 | More by stoutlover1978
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-27-2012 05:25:19 | More by TimoP
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MJLatimer

Maine

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-27-2012 02:14:43 | More by MJLatimer
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Danobold

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-26-2012 22:47:51 | More by Danobold
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johnkyoungoh

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-26-2012 22:35:03 | More by johnkyoungoh
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jjauga

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-26-2012 01:30:28 | More by jjauga
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-26-2012 00:25:24 | More by VikeMan
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ltdantheman

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

02-25-2012 22:31:55 | More by ltdantheman
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SHCC

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-25-2012 18:43:42 | More by SHCC
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M1A2

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

02-25-2012 16:40:25 | More by M1A2
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rbouton

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-25-2012 13:24:23 | More by rbouton
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HungarianCount

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-25-2012 03:58:45 | More by HungarianCount
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HESSLER500

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Overall a very robust stout. The flavor of this beer remains on the back of the tongue for a good minute or so; a bitter dark chocolate flavor. Nothing like Southern Tier Chokolat however. I find that this beer is so much more enjoyable when mixed 1/2 and 1/2 with a Dark Horse Scotty Karate (Scotch ale); adds a bit of sweetness that this beer alone lacks. By itself however, a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 00:43:54 | More by HESSLER500
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JasonONeill

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-24-2012 23:37:19 | More by JasonONeill
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-24-2012 22:57:13 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-24-2012 21:16:24 | More by HamGlade10
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brureview

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had two different experiences sampling this beer. The first time I tried this beer, I had just purchased it and it had been stored in the liquor store cooler. It was too cold. A few days later, storage at my refrigerator temperature made a big difference.

On my first sampling, I poured the beer at the usual 45 degree, then at a 90 degree angle. The head was only one finger. This beer is actually capable of a great head, so I suggest pouring more at a 90 degree angle.

The color is an exceptionally dark chocolate- quite enjoyable to view. The smell is a complex spicy fruity chocolate. The mouthfeel is pleasantly tangy.

The taste from the first sampling was disappointing. It was bitter- too bitter with a lemony finish, and the flavor was not balanced with the mouthfeel and smell. There wasn't much chocolate present.

However, two days later, with a better head and a warmer temp, the finish was smooth and malty.

Overall, a great beer, which can be enjoyed regularly. It should be served warmer, and poured more vertically for a better head.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2012 19:24:51 | More by brureview
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joex444

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-21-2012 13:12:40 | More by joex444
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chasesitten

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-21-2012 04:06:47 | More by chasesitten
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stouty5

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-21-2012 01:36:10 | More by stouty5
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acevenom

Louisiana

4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours black with a miniscule tan head that dissipates quickly. The alcohol hits the nose and there's some aroma of roasted malt and chocolate once you get past the alcohol. With 10% ABV, you almost have to expect the alcohol to be forward in the aroma. The alcohol is definitely present in the taste, but one can get the bitterness you would expect with this style as well. The flavors of roasted malt and hops are definitely there as well as chocolate. I'm currently aging some, so it will be interesting to compare after this has had some aging. There isn't much carbonation and the body is medium to heavy. This is a solid beer overall.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 21:02:18 | More by acevenom
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dwduncan2

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-20-2012 20:36:56 | More by dwduncan2
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Cariadmum

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-20-2012 19:46:18 | More by Cariadmum
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jnikkel

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-20-2012 01:56:24 | More by jnikkel
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,442 ratings.