Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout | Brooklyn Brewery

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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-04-2000

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- solid stout appearance pouring black with thin tan head

S- fairly subdued for a stout, wish it were more pronounced. Mainly I pick up chocolate hints.

T- much more impressive than the smell. Probably the best "chocolate" stout I've ever had as it was not over done with the chocolate. Also taste some coffee in there. The alcohol is extremely well hidden, I can't even tell i'm drinking 10%, even a little.

M- Could have been smoother. I dont like too much carbonation in my stouts. And while it was not "too" carbonated, it could have been less.

O- Very well done, but not a game changer

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle in to a snifter.

A- Pours a viscous black body topped by a single finger of light brown head that recedes in about two minutes to a very thin cap, leaving behind some lacing.

S- Not a whole lot here, but there is definitely some chocolate, back by some coffee and a faint bit of alcohol.

T- The taste is far greater than the smell indicated. Chocolatey but not overdone. It is quite malty and there's a smokey component to it as well. It finishes with subtle dark fruit notes and a bite from the alcohol. That said, the alcohol is well-hidden compared to the last 10.0% beer I had (Ballast Point Victory at Sea).

M- The feel of this is very creamy. It does of good job of not being too stick and slick as it just glides across the palette.

O- A very solid representation of the style.

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S: Smell is definitely a bit faint, but what's there is really good. A sweet aroma with some chocolate, light roasted coffee and some raisin skin.

T: Opens with a big, roasted chocolatey note. Rich notes of dark chocolate and roasted malt. Some anise, espresso, and a nice touch of oats on the finish. A nice, velvety mouthfeel works really well with the flavors here. Really good.

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 89.1% out of 100 with 6,688 ratings
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