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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

6,096 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,096
Reviews: 2,723
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 348
Gots: 1,137 | FT: 56
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-04-2000

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from a 4-pack purchased at Wegmans for $9.50. Pours like motor oil into a chalice, opaque black with a 2 finger slightly billowy milk chocolate head that sticks around for a few minutes before receding to a ring around the glass that leaves some pretty nice, albeit spotty, lacing.

Obviously big chocolate notes in the nose, along with the typical dark fruit notes of a RIS, some sweetness, a little alcohol.

Milk chocolate sweetness and brown sugar hit the tongue first, segueing nicely into rum soaked figs and raisins, molasses, and an earthy, floral hope note. Finishes with some bitter bakers chocolate and a small hop bite and slight heat, but for the abv, the alcohol is pretty well hidden.

Rich and chewy, low carbonation. Spot on for the style.

I picked up a 4-pack of this for the first time in a couple years, and I'm picking all types of things I wouldn't have noticed 2 years ago. Just goes to show how ever changing our palettes are when it comes to this thing of ours. A super solid RIS, very rich and creamy, great flavors all around. Next time I won't wait 2 years to buy this again.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Ba Review #243
Served On: 12/12/2012
Glassware: DFH Chalice
Labeled ABV: 10.0%
Date/ Code: Winter 2012-2013

This was a 4-pack I was lucky enough to find at Giant in York, PA.

Look: This beer was black as night and very viscous. A nice creamy brown head formed to my surprise. Lacing was everywhere.

Smell: Smooth chocolate and coffee notes. Toasty character with some toffee notes that came through.

Taste: First was creamy mocha with an earthy roasted malt kicking in around the middle. Than things were switched up with a short lived bitterness that lead into a smokey finish. The coffee returned in the aftertaste. Mouth feel was very full and smooth. No alcohol warmth to be found.

I found this to be a wonderful RIS. I’ve heard a few different people say this is actually contract brewed by Saranac. Regardless, it’s a nice winter treat.

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 6,096 ratings.