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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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5,895 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,895
Reviews: 2,676
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 327
Gots: 1,020 | FT: 54
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-04-2000)
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Well, this beer isn't messing around. Served in a snifter at around 50 degrees.

Sits like motor oil with a head of tiny brown bubbles that dissipate to a ring around the edges.

Smell of chocolate and roasted malts, with a hint of alcohol.

Taste follows the malty aromas. As the beer warms dark fruits become unmistakably present. This is enormous.

Mouthfeel seems rather similar to the motor oil described above. Thick, slightly creamy, and leaves a bit of residue.

Nothing like gearing up for autumn than with sipping a beer like this with friends on the porch. This is an unapologetically big beer.

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Bottle kept in fridge. Bottle dated on neck of bottle label that says limited bottling- Winter 07-08. Hope it's aged well. Given to me by a very generous person. Poured into a snifter.

A- Pours black as night letting no light through, with a very small amount of dark mocha colored head that quickly went away.

S- The usual suspects of dark roasted malts and dark roasted coffee. A little boozy. Little bits of dark chocolate coming through not much though.

T- Starts off with heavy flavors of dark roasted malts, and move on more chocolate flavor than the nose lets on. Finishes with a strong black coffee taste. The aftertaste is just like a chocolate covered expresso bean. Wonderful.

M- Just like a RIS should be. Smooth and highly drinkable at the 10% ABV. The flavors that stick to the palate are great. A mix of chocolate and coffee.

O- Wish I had a newer bottle of this to compare it to. I really enjoyed this one. Thinking now that I should have saved this one for those cold winter nights when a fire is burning in the fire place.

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,895 ratings.