Brooklyn Black OPS | Brooklyn Brewery

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Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States
brooklynbrewery.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brooklyn Black Ops (2008 commercially available version) was aged for four months in bourbon barrels, bottled flat, and re-fermented in the bottle with Champagne yeast. 940 cases produced.

10.7%-2008
11.6%-2009
11.3%-2010
10.7%-2011
10.5%-2012
11.5%-2013
11.6%-2014

Added by RixBeer on 12-20-2007

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2,412
Reviews:
851
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
12.96%
 
 
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2012 Vintage

A: Pours an opaque jet black in color with some minimal amounts of visible carbonation and some very dark cola brown highlights. The beer has a two finger tall dense foamy mocha head that slowly reduces to thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of bourbon, vanilla, and oak with some lighter notes of dark roasted malts.

T: Upfront there is a very light flavor of dark roasted malts that is soon covered up by some more moderate flavors of bourbon, caramel, vanilla, and oak. Very well balanced, not overly sweet or bitter.

M: Medium to full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Very light amounts of alcohol warming in the finish.

O: The beer is strong but not as strong as one might think considering the ABV - the alcohol is not overly present but this is a beer that needs to be slowly sipped and enjoyed. It is very enjoyable and the bourbon really complements the flavors and aromas.

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Brooklyn Black OPS from Brooklyn Brewery
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,412 ratings.
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