Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout | Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Black Chocolate Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-04-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,681
Reviews:
2,811
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.36%
 
 
Wants:
446
Gots:
1,475
For Trade:
50
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Ratings: 6,681 |  Reviews: 2,811
Photo of mizx
4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Steve_Studnuts
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of Skellbop
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aronvln
4.17/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

"Winter 2016" (can't find the date on the bottle). Pours jet black with a small tan head that doesn't linger. Love the rich, refined cocoa roastiness. Don't enjoy this one too cold, it opens up tremendously as it warms. Very solid RIS.

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Photo of Tone
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a black color. 1/4 inch head of a tan color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of roasted malt, slight sweet malt, slight licorice, alcohol, slight dark citrus, and slight yeast. Fits the style of a Russian Imperial Stout. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is also a slight roasted bitterness and a pleasant warmth. Tastes of strong sweet malt, roasted malt, strong alcohol, yeast, dark citrus, hint of licorice, hint of pale malt, and slight biscuit. Overall, weak appearance, but good aroma, body, blend, and complexity.

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Photo of kkmiller76
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Euroglot
3.25/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jonterman
3.65/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gbw5009
4.45/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

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

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

Photo of Samlover55
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From The Cellar
12oz bottle into Libbey Tulip
Bottled 10/1/15 (about 15 months old) Winter 15-16 Vintage
L- pours a dark brown and appears dark black in the glass with inch thick mocha colored head, leaves lacing
S- deep rich roasted chocolate notes, caramel, vanilla and slight hint of coffee as well
T- smooth rich chocolate, followed by a fruitiness that I associate with dark chocolate, with notes of espresso on the finish
F- as mentioned in the taste real rich and smooth, full bodied
Overall this is one heck of a beer, and it is amazing what a year can do. As I had 2016 vintage this week and the 2015 is much smoother, and really smooths out the rough edges.

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Photo of AccipiterofBeer
4.55/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TroyE219
4.12/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mmorris15
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of luke12345
4.11/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sabtos
3.81/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Black with a thick tan blanket.

Smell is nutty, roasty soy, malt, and tang.

Taste is sweet chocolate dipped banana, with cocoa and nuts, finishing dry.

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Photo of Chackman151
4.54/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.88/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JLK7299
4.04/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
4.15 out of 5 based on 6,681 ratings.
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