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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,517 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,517
Reviews: 2,640
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 299
Gots: 860 | 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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AlpacaAlpaca

New York

4.3/5  rDev +3.6%

08-14-2014 00:18:36 | More by AlpacaAlpaca
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getkrunkhoe

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-12-2014 22:21:30 | More by getkrunkhoe
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-12-2014 19:09:57 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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Stuckey_Stuckey

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-12-2014 05:33:56 | More by Stuckey_Stuckey
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holmesmi

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-12-2014 03:40:49 | More by holmesmi
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WhiteHillsStore

Connecticut

3.99/5  rDev -3.9%

A nice stout that offers a lot. The appearance is a dark black with a coffee colored head. The smell is very sweet with lots of chocolate notes. The smell though is a bit more subtle with malt and more mellow flavors, before a semi sweet chocolate finishes off the taste. The mouthfeel is very nice, coating your cheeks. Overall very good.

08-12-2014 03:38:39 | More by WhiteHillsStore
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Philly_Dave

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

08-11-2014 02:27:29 | More by Philly_Dave
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ChrisinRI

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-09-2014 23:53:52 | More by ChrisinRI
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pedrodorneles


4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-09-2014 23:02:11 | More by pedrodorneles
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Khr03


4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-09-2014 14:13:03 | More by Khr03
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Meyers1023

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-09-2014 02:42:52 | More by Meyers1023
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Bruinbear


4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-08-2014 22:55:29 | More by Bruinbear
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sharkboy

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-08-2014 20:59:02 | More by sharkboy
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thereal_adam

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-07-2014 12:45:11 | More by thereal_adam
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Nate_Christian93

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-07-2014 12:05:41 | More by Nate_Christian93
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loverofthecraft

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-07-2014 05:44:06 | More by loverofthecraft
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nkelley77

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-07-2014 03:08:39 | More by nkelley77
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Big_Dave

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-06-2014 20:39:29 | More by Big_Dave
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ContentmentDIPA

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-06-2014 13:53:33 | More by ContentmentDIPA
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ryanflc

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-06-2014 12:56:02 | More by ryanflc
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

4.11/5  rDev -1%

Poured from a 355 ml bottle into a snifter, winter 2013-2014 vintage. This one is indeed dark, pitch opaque black with nary a ray of light passing through, with a halo of dark brown foam rimming the glass but otherwise no real head to speak of. Aroma is equal parts roasted, sweet, and floral/fruity, which is unexpected and quite pleasing. Some wood char and dark roast coffee jump out initially, with the latter carrying over onto the palate, burnt toffee, chocolate-covered raisins, and bright floral hops at the end of a sniff, really appreciating this latter element. The taste is well-rounded and mellow despite the bevy of dark malts and roasted grains advertized on the label, the alcohol is almost perfectly concealed (particularly considering this is an imperial stout!) and the flavors are aforementioned dark but smooth instant coffee, toffee, pancake batter, raisin, and baker's cacao mixed with milk. Just the barest tinge of ash at first, although this effect does emerge over time. Finishes quite sweet and here's where one does get a slight hint of alcohol. This is quite thick on the palate but the beer somehow goes down as lighter than it is. Careful or the high ABV will sneak up on you. This beer has won numerous awards and I can see (taste) why. Nothing to criticize here although some may want an Imperial stout to translate as hotter and more aggressive. Truthfully, there is something to be said for such an artful and skilled approach as this.

08-05-2014 02:54:30 | More by CalgaryFMC
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-04-2014 23:52:02 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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tgates

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-04-2014 03:16:49 | More by tgates
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-04-2014 01:23:21 | More by JamieDuncan
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suckaj

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-03-2014 19:09:11 | More by suckaj
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,517 ratings.