Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout | Brooklyn Brewery

6,680 Ratings
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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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured this black beauty into a Imperial pint glass. Nothing short of atomic flashes, greased lightning or solar flares could penetrate this level of darkness.

The brown creamy chocolate mousse head leaves plenty of lacing.

The aroma is boozy with a hint of chocolate and nothing else.

The flavor is up front and in your face with roasted malt and rich dark Swiss chocolate, followed with a surprising hop bitterness that could compete with any blackened IPA. This is an intense beer.


The mouthfeel is heavy and smooth and the alcohol is not playing hide and seek.

Overall this is a great beer that I would recommend to anyone that doesn't plan on flying an airplane, walking a tight rope or teaching quantum physics soon after consuming this brew.

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of mattkoon
3.65/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

black chocolate stout- is pretty heavy on the black and not so much on the chocolate. it pours black- with hardly any head- but i didnt pour it hard into the glass so that could be my fault. the smell is really sweet, with traces of alcohol. the flavor is super bitter and rich. this is a good stout....but i dont feel like there is as much chocolate in the flavor as i would have liked. i think over all though this is a flavorful stout that coats your whole mouth and delivers what i look for when i drink a powerful stout... i am a little let down however by the work "chocolate" on the label- i think if i wasnt influenced by that word i may have rated this beer higher.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
4.15 out of 5 based on 6,680 ratings.
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