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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,742 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,742
Reviews: 2,650
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 328
Gots: 933 | FT: 47
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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3.65/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I can't add to 2500 reviews, but can note that it was not a particularly good looking beer, (no head no lace) nor was it obvious that it was a 10 %- er. Actually thought by the flavour profile was much less.

Masses of roast malts and chocolate drive an overall middling complexity experience, so while good was not great.

Won't buy again, too many other RISs competing for dollar.

heygeebee, May 05, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tulip

A - Deep sludgy opaque black/brown, one finger brown head and so head lacing

S - very robust, nutty, lots of malts both dark and bittersweet, tons of earth, wood and soil, some of the darkest chocolate I have smelled in a stout, bourbon vanilla, bready yeast, sexy smooth and everything smells so wonderfully toasted

T - Chocolate, nuts, bread yeast, sugar, bourbon, wood, vanilla, molasses, soil, sweet and bittersweet malts, cherry, a floral hop, maybe currants, slight red wine and maybe a slight hint of whatever they put in coke and pepsi

M - Full body, well balanced, nice complexity, low acidity and a wonderful dry but oh so yummy finish

D/O - More dry than most stouts, still very refreshing, not at all overwhelming but nice and complex, love the nuttiness and roastedness. For the novice and advanced crafter alike

Final thoughts - Second brew I have had from BB, nice 10% ABV and just tastes so good. Great right out of the fridge and hours later

whatthehull, Apr 27, 2012
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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,742 ratings.