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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,728 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,728
Reviews: 2,649
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 328
Gots: 928 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tried this beer at the Boulevard in Johnstown, PA. Pours out very black with a small mocha head. Lots of legs in the glass. Lots of roasty aromas straight off the pour. In the glass, there's rich chocolate. The taste is a delightful balance of dark chocolate and roasted coffee, although as it warms a touch of sourness starts to present itself. Full mouthfeel, but highly drinkable thanks to a moderate carbonation level.

WoodBrew, Aug 01, 2012
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3.7/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Winter 2011-2012 release.

A: Pours opaque black with three fingers of brown foamy head which quickly dissipates into a thin layer of bubbles that linger through the finish.

S: Sweet booziness with hints of chocolate and coffee.

T: Flavors of bittersweet chocolate and roasted malts lend a bitterness that compliments the sweet boozy taste. The alcohol is not overpowering.

M: Fantastic, smooth mouthfeel. Not as syrupy as I anticipated, which is a definite plus. Just the right amount of carbonation. The alcohol provides an excellent level of warmth.

O: Overall, this was an excellent imperial stout with a nice chocolatey backbone. Exceptional mouthfeel for the style. I plan to cellar one for a year or so to see how it matures.

HoposaurusRex, Jul 29, 2012
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into snifter. Pours oily jet black with a thick brown head that sticks around. Smells of bourbon, coffee and chocolate...this beer smells better than some taste. The smell after a bit changes into some standard stout roasted malt and yeast. Head leaves a lot of lacing for a stout, beautiful. Taste is glorious; creamy and full mouthfeel, with sweet caramel, coffee and chocolate swirling around with dark roasted malts. Finish is a bit boozy but it works for such a big beer. This was my first stout, and I'd die happy if it were my last.

BurgeoningBrewhead, Jul 25, 2012
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz bottle to brandy snifter. 2010 vintage:

Pours a beautiful smoky pitch black, a thin brown cap dissolves to produce a dense lasting collar and perfect lacing. Both lacing and beading are shown with a swirl of the glass.

Smells fantastic. Delicious... obvious big juicy dark and milk chocolate. Syrupy caramel and vanilla, subtly. Just loads of sexy chocolate. Yum.

Mmm... more goodness. The massive chocolate character is beginning to bitter slightly. Still slightly sweet but a bit more roasty. Very clean finish, not cloying or overly oily.

Great beer.

Thanks Bill!

yamar68, Jul 25, 2012
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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,728 ratings.