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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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5,636 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,636
Reviews: 2,645
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 318
Gots: 894 | FT: 51
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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Photo of cagocubs
4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into glass.

A: Pours a dark brown which builds to black. An impressive thick foam ivory head of one and a half fingers. The thick foam lingers and laces when leaving. A great looking beer, with no faults.

S: Roasted malts, sweet malt, chocolate, coffee, some sweet caramel.

T: Roasted malts, strong chocolate, coffee, some sweetness and perhaps dark fruit. This beer has some muscles to it. Flavors mask the strong alcohol.

M: Great flow and coating. The aftertaste lasts long with good roasted malt flavor. An enjoyment factor even after the beer is gone.

cagocubs, Jun 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

tun, Jun 09, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

bspain5, Jun 08, 2012
Photo of LexShaw89
4/5  rDev -3.6%

LexShaw89, Jun 07, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Will_Turner, Jun 07, 2012
Photo of cowboy83
4/5  rDev -3.6%

cowboy83, Jun 06, 2012
Photo of BeerBucks
4/5  rDev -3.6%

BeerBucks, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of B967ierhunter177
3.3/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours black, period, with an 1/8" tan head and lacing throughout. The aroma is dark roast with dark bakers chocolate and a faint hint of smoke. The flavor is dark chocolate with milk chocolate, coffee, and raisin notes. Very complex. The mouthfeel is full and creamy with a biting, medicinal bite in the finish. Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout is a very good beer, recommended!

B967ierhunter177, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of whitefire
4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Provided as an awesome "extra" in a trade with "thecheapies"
Thank you Sir!!!

Bottling in winter 11-12

Pours dark with a fingers with of foamy brown chocolate head.

A smooth swig, consisting of rich malt, coffee, chocolate goodness. A perfect after dinner sip to rival the transitional route. A must try!!

whitefire, Jun 04, 2012
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4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A 355ml bottle with a BB of Oct 2013. Picked up from an off-licence in Ripon. Brewed in the winter of 2010/11, so it's been maturing for a while; mmm....

Poured into a Delirium chalice. A deep jet black hue, though revealed as a dark brown when held to the light. Produces a decent head of creamy brown foam that remains for a few minutes before subsiding to a frothy surface layer. Aroma of rich, sweet malt with notes of dried fruit, molasses, chocolate, roasted malt, burnt grain and coffee. A warming whiff of booze in the background. Intense and delicious.

Tastes of rich roasted malt with a fruity character and a dry, bitter finish. Notes of dried fruit, chocolate, molasses, burnt grain and coffee. Slightly sweet, and possesses a spicy, astringent quality. Quite bitter upon swallowing, with a warm alcoholic note. Mouthfeel is velvety smooth, with tingly carbonation and great body. Very dry, with considerable astringency that dries the palate. Aftertaste of bitter roasted malt and booze.

Wow - one of Brooklyn's classics. A fantastic brew with tons of flavour and character. Rich, sweet, fruity malt with distinct chocolate and coffee notes. I think what impresses me most is that this beer doesn't actually contain any chocolate; the flavour is the result of superb malt selection. I love the smooth mouthfeel. Excellent - add this to your list of must-try beers!

jazzyjeff13, Jun 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

fionn13, Jun 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

tbeer40, Jun 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

briandaube, Jun 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

pagardner, Jun 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

OP7iK, Jun 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.7%

SickNukes, Jun 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

OriolesFan1008, May 30, 2012
Photo of csiewert
4.38/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - dark garnet/black color with a trace of head.

S - chocolate, dark fruit... That's about all

T - starts with the dark fruit sweetness then move to the chocolate and adds some bitterness at the end. Maybe a slight hint of coffee.

M - nice and smooth... Can't complain

O - a great stout everyone should try

csiewert, May 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

ccozzi, May 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

BrianParsons, May 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

BeerOps, May 27, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

petluo, May 24, 2012
Photo of Samp01
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep dark slightly viscous black with a small brown head. Aroma is a strong chocolate with some roasted dark malts and espresso. Taste is chocolatey, with some roasted dark malt, espresso, and some hops and dark cacao bitterness. A rich full bodied and slightly viscous mouth feel with moderate carbonation on the palate. Finished with a bitter sweet choclatey and roasted dark malts, some espresso, ending is a long sweet lingering bitter chocolate flavor. Overall a delicious, flavorful, satisfying and nicely balance brew. A very enjoyable drink.

Samp01, May 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Dual45s, May 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

abcramer, May 22, 2012
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,636 ratings.