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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,994 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,994
Reviews: 2,702
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 337
Gots: 1,074 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-04-2000

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Photo of ER527
3.48/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Overall, the taste is very underwhelming. The initial flavors are not there, the roasty finish and chocolate notes save it. The syrupy and thick mouthful was unique as it was slick at the same time. Interesting.

Photo of Rizzy17
4.01/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of David19457
3.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Niedzws
5/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Smooth tasting beer. Great for holiday celebrations!

Photo of helios7
3.34/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Andyrectenwald
4.83/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Romoworld
4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It has a great dark roasted coffee with a slight hint of dark chocolate feel. Very good!

Photo of simoen
4.59/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Rideguy64
4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of midlifec
3.91/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Quietflightxv
4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Great beginning taste, rich stout, after taste was poor

Photo of DougT
4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EvoRich
4.58/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: Pours pitch black into a snifter, with a one finger caramel head which fades very quickly.

Smell: Alcohol is present. The chocolate aroma almost has a hint of mint.

Taste: Very RISish. Has a hint of sweet milk chocolate taste upfront which fades to a dark, bitter chocolate flavor at the end. Alcohol again is present.

Feel: Fell bodied, as stout should be.

Overall: I'm not feeling very creative for this portion right now. Busy drinking.

Photo of woodchip
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chaser
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DubJ7
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kmbeer
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Uncledoobz
5/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Effin D-lish! Hit the spot!

Photo of NHhomebrewguy
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mxsluis
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of microbrewlover
4.81/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This brew pours a solid black with a fluffy two finger mocha head which dissipates fairly quickly however some of it remains as a collar until the end; moderate lacing.

The smell is chocolate, (duh), burnt and sweet malts, coffee and some dried fruits.

The taste follows the nose; the chocolate hits first, followed by the burnt malt, then coffee, then sweet malt then finishing with chocolate. The chocolate is present in the taste from beginning to end. It goes down creamy smooth; sweet but there are just enough hops present on the back end to prevent it from being too sweet. There is also a warming effect, maybe just a little alcohol taste is leaking through; I can't tell for sure.

Overall, it is chocolate and a Stout, try it with your favorite cheese.

Photo of RobertConway
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of J-Bonestradamus
4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nlawrence301
4.29/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,994 ratings.