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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout | Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Black Chocolate Stout
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Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-04-2000

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12oz bottle into a Founders snifter
Winter '12-'13 bottling

A: Inky, pitch black color. Dark brown head forms on top and remains only briefly before fading to a ring of foam.

S: Darkly roasted malts, alcohol, and some dark fruit aromas.

T: Dark malts, roast, bitter dark cacao, and boozy alcohol.

M: Not as thick and creamy as it looks. Not thin by any means, but not as big of a body as some other stouts. Alcohol is a little warming.

O: This is a fine stout for a winter release. The warming alcohol and dark chocolate and malt profile is very welcome on a cold day, and still enjoyable even now in the summer months. This is the third bottle from a four pack I've had for some time, and in my opinion this bottle is a little past its prime. The second bottle that I opened a few months ago seemed to have a more prominent chocolate profile. That being said, this was still great. I'll be hanging on to my last bottle to see where it goes.

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Most dessert chocolate beers are way too sweet.
This beer is not sweet; it is dark.
The cocoa comes through, not the sugar.
It is thick and heavy.
I wouldn't want to drink more than one in a row.
But it's great after meal and some stouts or porters.
A perfect after dinner beer !

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 6,736 ratings
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