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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
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5,441 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,441
Reviews: 2,635
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 282
Gots: 836 | FT: 49
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New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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crhensel

New Jersey

4.65/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

(Bottle into English Pint) This is from the 09-10 season. Poured a creamy, rich black with a think tan head that fell slowly. Nose was fully of chocolate and a smooth roast, with a hint of coffee. this was very appealing after some of the other seasonal stouts I had this year. Once I tasted this, I was far from disappointed as this is easily the best winter seasonal of this year I have had so far. Drink is very smooth and creamy, with subtle flavors melding very nicely on the tongue pulling out chocolate and coffee flavors at various points. A subtle hop aftertaste finishes this very nicely!

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2010 00:48:17 | More by crhensel
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feelmefoam

South Carolina

4.47/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12-oz bottle into a pint glass.

Brooklyn's BCS pours a thick, inky midnight black with no highlights to speak of, even when held up to the light in my living room. The beer surprised me a bit by putting up over an inch-and-a-half of thick, creamy mocha-colored head that took a long time to dissipate, but when it did it left beautiful thick rings of tan, sticky lacing clinging to the outside of the glass. The awesome head bumped this brew up to a 5 on the looker scale.

The aroma boasts rich dark malts laced with cocoa and black coffee, but it's kind of subtle. Not too much hoppiness, but that's quite alright for this style of beer.

When BCS hits your tongue, you can understand some of the hype surrounding this beer. Dark malts present up front are accompanied by chocolate-covered espresso beans, which bring a bit of sweet bitterness into the mix. A fleeting amount of dark fruit flavor is present as well, but is very short lived. A warming alcohol tingle follows the beer down your throat, giving a pleasant sensation as you finish each sip, but certainly not overpowering the flavor of the stout.

The mouthfeel is just what I would expect of a big, flavorful RIS. Thick, syrupy, and smooth at the same time, with the light amounts of carbonation complementing the slight alcohol tingle given at the end of each gulp.

This is a very well-done beer, put together by a brewery who I haven't had much experience with as of yet, but will certainly look for more in the future. Drinkability is only inhibited by the high ABV, otherwise I would be tempted to have several of these in a sitting. Brooklyn's Black Chocolate Stout is a bold yet sweet sipper of a stout that is inviting from the pour to the last drop.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2010 00:17:04 | More by feelmefoam
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crossovert

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2009-2010 vintage.

Pours into my snifter with a large thick tan head and a pitch black body. Tiny bubbles are constantly racing towards the top. It looks particularly interesting.

The s,mell is filled with rich, sweet dark scents, chocolate, alcohol, sugar, roasted malt, and a hint of coffee.

The flavor has a bit more coffee than the smell, but there is also a nice hit of chocolate and roasted malt. The mouthfeel is decent, not the best for a Russian Imperial Stout but it is ok. The alcohol isn't that noticeable cranking the drinkability up slightly.

It is a pretty good beer, in the middle of the pack for RIS, it was better the first time I had it, but I will save some bottles, this one will age well.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2010 02:00:01 | More by crossovert
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ClavisAurea

New York

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

12oz bottle in a snifter bottle

Appearance: as black as it gets, thick like syrup, small dark brown head that dissipated quickly

Nose: dark chocolate, milk chocolate, hops bottom notes

Taste: heavy hops bitterness, creamy chocolate, coffee

This beer is rich and very thick. It poured like thick syrup and tasted divine.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2010 00:55:13 | More by ClavisAurea
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WhiteOak

Connecticut

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Batch brewed for Winter 09-10

Glass- Riedel 6416/07

A- Opaque black/brown. The head is a nice, very dark brown with some lace.

S- Choclate covered raisins, cola. Faint vanilla note, which faded.

T- Big, extracted, sweet roasted malt (and, I applaud, NOT burnt to a char). Bitter espresso, black coffee. Good, straightforward flavors. Lingering finish is dominated by bitter coffee flavor and a touch too much hop bitterness.

M, D- ABV masked. I found the CO2 to be heavy-handed and fizzy.

Comment: This year's batch I found to be better than a few I have had before, those exhibiting a weird moldy off-smell. The Winter 09-10 seemed cleaner in this regard.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2010 23:13:33 | More by WhiteOak
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eljefe21

Virginia

4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Black, opaque liquid with a tan, light brown head. Liquidy, fine bubbles lace the sides of the glass.

S: Alcohol and chocolate flavors hit the nose and warm the chest. I'm a little hesitant to taste this.

T: Strong, dark chocolate flavors fill the mouth. The slightest hint of alcohol, but nothing like the nose of the beer would led me to believe. I had this one before and wasn't thrilled, but this time around I am.

M: The thick liquid is heavy and coating. Smooth and barely carbonated. Warming and relaxing.

D: Faced with a cold winter day? This is a beer for you. Not as sweet as some other chocolate stouts I've had, and which I like better, but a great imperial stout none the less.

Served: in a cervoise glass.

Review from notes taken on: 12/3/09.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2010 14:08:19 | More by eljefe21
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RedBrewer83

Oregon

4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

09-10 vintage, poured into snifter...

A: Pours jet black with a small one finger tan head, fairly creamy and falls to a thin foam, decent thin lacing left behind.

S: Bittersweet chocolate, booze, licorice, bready burnt caramel malt.

T: Huge chocolate flavor profile, lots of depth, starts with a harsh bittersweet, then fades into milk chocolate and then into a black licorice mixed with a boozy alcohol and a lingering finish of bittersweet chocolate.

M: Heavy body that starts off very smooth and then the carbonation kicks in and comes on strong with the flavors and then finishes smooth.

D: This is a very smooth RIS and pretty drinkable, the booziness is there but only adds to the complexity. Very nice overall, wish Brooklyn Brewery was on the West Coast!

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2010 06:33:14 | More by RedBrewer83
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mooseisloose

Florida

4.88/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This brew caught my eye walking into TW, so let's give it a whirl. Popping the top yields a great butterscotch smell characteristic of HG brews. There are also hints of red licorice. The brew pours to a jet black with a tan multi-sized bubble head. On the taste this brew is heavenly to say the least. Chocolate is indeed the forte of the flavor and it is evident from start to finish with different flavors throughout. The brew starts with a black licorice and semisweet chocolate flavor folllowed by a more tart and flatter unsweetened chocolate flavor and finishing with a bitter but sweet milk chocolate with a licorice kicker. This is one HG brew, all throughout the taste the AC is warming and evident not unlike a chocolate licor, hence the licorice flavors. I think I could stand outside naked in -20 degree weather drinking one of these brews and not bat an eye. This is a serious stout, the flavors are beyond incredible.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2010 05:24:48 | More by mooseisloose
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robobor

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I love this beer. Pours dark and smooth, with a head whose color reminds me of peanut butter. Smells darkly sweet with chocolate and faint licorice. Tastes similar to the smell, dark chocolate, nicely sweet, but with an unfortunately burnt bitter taste on the finish. There's some very slight licorice on the mouth too, but not cloying sweet licorice like Good and Plenty, more like fresh fennel. I highly recommend this beer and am hoping that the couple of bottles I put aside benefit from some aging.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2010 19:27:17 | More by robobor
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DoppleJock

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

10/13/2010
Bottled for Winter 2009-2010.
12 oz. bottle poured into pint glass.

A: Pours super smooth. Very dark, nearly black/brown. Two-finger caramel head rides the top all the way through the first half of the glass, then some nice lacing for the second half.

S: Some malts, some chocolate. Slightly sweet but was hoping for more.

T: A wave of semi-sweet chocolate with a slightly bitter roasted malt aftertaste. Not too much of an alcohol presence for a beer clocking in at 10.0% ABV. Gets even better with repeated sips.

M: Not too thick, not too watery. Just right.

D: If I didn't have other things to do tonight, I'd finish my 4-pack of this right away.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2010 00:14:46 | More by DoppleJock
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tatoodkelt

Maryland

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

Consumed 1/11/2010- from notes.

Brown 120z bottle as pictured poured into a pint glass. Limited Bottling Winter 09-10 on the neck label.

A- They arent kidding. Poured pitch black topped off with a half finger cocoa colored head that settled quickly to a thin skim. Looks pretty watery smooth.

S- A dark bakers chocolate, some alcohol and a little hint of molassas.

T- Just like the smell but stronger on the chocolate, lighter on the alcohol and well as a little coffee.

M- Medium to heavy, very smooth and slick.

D- Not as much of a sipper as some of the other RIS's that I've had. Went through this one quicker than I expected.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2010 19:46:37 | More by tatoodkelt
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fropones

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - A dark brown with twinges of red around the edges. About 1 finger of espresso head with good retention.

S - Toasted malt, unsweetened chocolate, and some molasses are evident. Also, a metallic aroma like iron is in here as well.

T - A lot of coffee and toasted malt are in the front with some bittersweet chocolate. A hint of hop bitterness in the back. Very roasted. Some booze in here as well. Malt sweetness as well. Some (rye) whiskey flavors as it warms.

M - Big bodied, creamy.

D - Pretty boozy, big bodied, definitely a sipper. I was looking forward to trying this one and kind of got let down in the end. I was expecting more. Hopefully Black OPS is better.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2010 02:09:49 | More by fropones
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confer

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This was one of the BOTM selections for December. The color is like its name BLACK. The is now light passing through this glass whatsoever. A tan froth floats on top. A very strong malty aroma with small chocolate smell. The taste starts malty and finishes with a bitter coffee taste. Although this is not my favorite style I will make sure to get some each time they come around. A nice sipping beer

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2010 00:01:33 | More by confer
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jampics2

Ohio

3.45/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Beer #4 of my 2010 Winking Lizard Beer Tour.

This great looking beer was brought to me in a chalice. Black body and small head. Looks great!

Smell is OK. Not too heavy on the roast, molasses, chocolate. VERY noticeable alcohol in the scent. Caustic ethanol singes my nose. WTF, how is this SO hot?

Thankfully the taste wasn't as bad as the nose indicated. Dark malt, chocolate patent, nice overall flavor profile. Unfortunately, as this warms, a very strong taste of vodka in the aftertaste. This needs to chillax for a few years, but almost annoyingly hot in its young form.

Nice mouthfeel. Perfect carb and nice density.

If it wasn't as hot, I would rate this MUCH higher. Still lots of classic tastes and overall profile, but needs to cool its jets.

Serving type: on-tap

01-10-2010 16:48:28 | More by jampics2
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.45/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really nice deep dark pour with excellent retention -09/10 vintage

Fantastic nose brings a wallop of very dark chocolate coupled with fudge

Vanilla, fudge, dark chocolate, touch of coffee and an abrupt bitter finish makes this quite enjoyable

Thick and sluggish but lifted by nice carbonation

Potent but drinkable, very well done

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2010 01:55:09 | More by BarrytheBear
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.4/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into an Imperial Pint. 10% ABV, "Limited Bottling Winter 09-10"

Thanks to Sweemzander for this awesome bottle!

A - Clear dark brown on the pour and black as midnight in the glass. Even with the tall pour, it was silent, almost like syrup flowing out. A small bit of cascading lead to a damn-near three-finger dark tan head with solid retention and beautiful clumpy lace all over the glass.

S - Dark and heavy roasted malts on the nose without the sharp, dry bitterness. Cocoa and bittersweet chocolate with a touch of molasses and a pinch of brown sugar. A light-handed addition of hops gives a very faint aroma.

T - Thick and rich dark roasted malts give off the dry bitterness the nose was lacking. A touch of coffee bean with molasses and a good helping of semi-sweet chocolate chunk is in here too. Almost no alcohol is present which leaves the finish with a dry bitterness of coffee.

M - This is as full-bodied as they come. Rich and thick, the carbonation is the only thing keeping it from feeling like syrup. The finish is dry and bitter and the only bit of alcohol comes into play later when it warms up your stomach.

D - Sipping one for a while will suffice nicely. It's a fantastic brew I haven't had in over a year. Very nicely crafted and amazingly delicious. Much thanks to Sweem for this one!

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2010 18:42:12 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

4.29/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Samuel Adams Boston Lager Perfect Pint glass.

Black as night, light brown head, good head retention.

First impressions just sniffing it from the bottle is "YUM, tons of chocolate!'. Nice dark chocolate aroma, hard for me to describe much else but it does smell like a really good Russian Imperial Stout. I really like the smell of this beer, pretty awesome. I keep detecting a yeastiness in the background that I quite like.

Just sipping the head at first I'd have to say this is extremely good. Taste is much lighter than I was expecting but extremely good and the mouthfeel was really nice. Tastes quite a bit like chocolate (dark not milk). After taking the first real sip my reaction was, "Mmm... that's pretty good". This beer is quite tasty, though still surprisingly light (but that makes it a bit more drinkable, because it's not thick and overpowering and overbearing).

Finish is nice, light chocolatey / coffee flavor but not very strong.

Holy crap, just got lots of "Mmmm"'s out of me. Wow this is really good now that I let it warm up to what I believe is the right temperature. I'm very impressed. This is an excellent beer.

The warmer the better on this one, the warmer it gets the more tasty it gets.

Highly recommended, particularly given the price point.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2010 01:28:08 | More by Hypersomnia
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nokes

Ontario (Canada)

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

Poured into a Belgian ale glass, nearly opaque and very dark brown. Thin tan/brown head of small bubbles, looks fine but not overly impressive, though it leaves nice lacing on the glass.

Smell...ooohhh...yummy. Deep earthy tones of bittersweet chocolate and coffee, roasted grains, and toffee that's reached just the right temperature. Very nice.

The taste is the same as the smell, but moreso. Rich dark chocolate, with just the right blend of sweet and bitter. Wow...I like this beer rather a lot. 10% alcohol? Really? Yeah, there's some there, but 10%? This is very dangerous beer.

This beer is smooth, velvety, very nice overall, though a little thinner than I might have expected. Not sure that's a bad thing...it lightens up what could have felt perhaps too viscous.

Drinkability is superb. Like I said, dangerous. Not a quaffing beer, of course, but a person could sip this all night. I found myself wanting to just nurse it along endlessly, a few little munchies to cleanse the palate, and then have it again, like it was the first sip, over and over. Really nice.

This is a beer I would happily drink again. I think I'll go look around to see if I can get a few more to carry me through the winter. Recommended, definitely.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2010 06:59:51 | More by nokes
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jeffthecheff

Connecticut

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

Coming out of the bottle this is black, with some light coming through making it dark brown. Once it hits the glass it is all black. The head is a dark tan color and ends up becoming a thin ring around my Brooklyn tulip.

The aroma has a huge, charred character to it from the roasted malts. It smells like the malt is still being cooked. Behind all the roast is the expected dark chocolate notes, and a hefty but pleasant fruitiness.

The beer is sweet in the middle with some big chocolate notes along with some sweet fruitiness. It reminds me of a chocolate covered cherry or raspberry. The finish is somewhat dry and roasty with some solid bitterness contributing some slight coffee flavors. There is also some lingering dark fruit flavors in the finish.

The mouthfeel is smooth and silky with a big, mouth coating body. The moderate carbonation lightens the impact on this beer quite a bit. When I shook out most of the carbonation, the beer seems a lot bigger and sweeter, and the drinkability suffers. I'd love to try this with some chocolate covered raspberries.

Aging notes:

I had a vertical of this beer going back 6 years, and from memory I think one year is the sweet spot. After a year, there is a slight mint character that gets stronger and stronger with each year. It's a positive attribute after two years but gets weird after that. After over a year, it loses it's vibrancy and becomes duller, with oxidation notes getting stronger, which isn't a good thing.

I took notes from a side by side with 2009 vs, 2008, and I found the year old bottle to have more of a dark fruitiness in the nose which seems to bring out the dark chocolates more. The fresh version has more vibrancy in the nose. The flavor of the 2008 has more dark chocolate notes with a smoother mouthfeel. It seems a bit thinner, and the alcohol is very well hidden. One or two years max on this beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2010 02:09:43 | More by jeffthecheff
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MrIncognito

Virginia

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Black as night and I really couldn't get any light to come through. Thick tan head that leaves incredible lacing. Thick and oily body.

S - Big dark roasted malts with dark cocoa powder in the back. Mildly bitter hop aroma and light alcohol that is drowned out by the other smells.

T&M - Dark roasted malts come out first but a bit sweeter than the smell. Bittersweet dark chocolate powder and light alcohol. Thick and oily mouthfeel with medium-light carbonation but more prickly than expected. Slightly bitter lingering aftertaste that carries some sweetness with it.

D - I didn't know what the ABV was when I drank this and I definitely didn't think it was over 10%. Alcohol is masked very well and very dangerous. A delicious beer and the chocolate really adds a nice dimension. Doesn't come across as a chocolate drink or as a syrup additive. As my grandpa accurately put it, "This is a serious beer."

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2010 13:45:18 | More by MrIncognito
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BabyBastard

New York

3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into my new Chimay chalice, first brew to be poured in. Appears to be pitch black, nice deep brown head that retreats quickly. Looks delicious.
Smell is pretty good, hints of chocolate and toffee pervade, surely much more will be present as it warms.
Tastes of coffee and dark, bitter chocolate fills the mouth. Very malty, slight alcohol taste hiding behind all the roastiness.
Very smooth, silky texture, makes for an incredibly easy drinking stout.
Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2010 03:37:04 | More by BabyBastard
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dude

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

One of my favorite special occasion beers. Pours dark brown in color and opaque. Aroma is a richly blend of hops, coffee, chocolate and vinous notes. Taste is sweet, malty and delicious. There's good roasted malt character and it is chocolately without having chocolate in it. Pretty neat stuff. Mouthfeel is velvety smooth and hearty. This sipper goes down easily, with a pleasant warmth from the alcohol which is very well hidden in this gem.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2010 23:56:13 | More by dude
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eth916

Ohio

4.47/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Purchased the beer from a local grocery store that gave the product high marks.

A - Dark malt color w/ little to no head. Had the same appearance of a Coke in the glass. Beer may have been too cold to produce more of a foamy head so I will not hold it against the product.

S - Nice sweet smell of malted barley with a hint of chocolate and coffee.

T - Sweet roasted malt and coffee with a hint of chocolate. Alcohol is detectable but not overpowering.

M - Smooth with a slightly bitter finish.

D - A very solid stout. My wife even enjoyed this beer and she rarely, if ever drinks a stout. A great beer to drink as you relax by the fire and watch the snow fly.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2010 04:26:07 | More by eth916
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ktrillionaire

Florida

4.58/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is one of Brooklyn's finest...

A – Jet black, decent head, settles with no retention. Ends up looking like a slightly more viscous cola product.

S – Mellow café mocha and milk chocolate tones and a tinge of a mulled spice, slightly sprucy but other than that almost no hops detectable. The high ABV is undetectable via olfactory.

T – French roast coffee and medium-dark chocolate flavors from the malt dominate, finishing with toffee notes and a big piney hop kick. No mention of any alcohol at all. But it is there, plentifully.

M – Seems to pour thick, but feels quite thin. Also the lower carbonation does not help the thinner-bodied stout. But it does not drink ‘hot’, quite the opposite.

D – Cheap, and good tasting, with high ABV. A great winter brew for a budget-minded session.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2010 01:01:59 | More by ktrillionaire
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JohnnyBarman

Ontario (Canada)

4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My first offering from Brooklyn (they can be hard to find in Canada). Just got in from having my car towed to the repair shop in -20 weather and I needed a good strong beer...

Pours an inky black hue, leaving about an inch of thick, light tan head. Slow to dissolve, leaves lots of good lacing. Fine retention.

The smell is definitely black everything: black, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malts. Maybe a bit of fruit near the back.

Starts with roasted malt at the front, coffee and chocolate, followed by warming alcohol. A touch of butterness to the finish.

Viscous, almost chewy. A bit stingy, but my lips are chapped so I won't blame the beer.

Very impressed with this; one of the tastier RIS I've had in a while. Good stuff, looking forward to more from this brewery!

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2010 02:40:02 | More by JohnnyBarman
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,441 ratings.