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RATINGS: 3122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This is the famous Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout, our award-winning rendition of the Imperial Stout style once made exclusively for Catherine the Great. We use three mashes to brew each batch of this beer, achieving a luscious deep dark chocolate flavor through a blend of specialty roasted malts. We brew it every year for the winter season. It is delicious when newly bottled, but also ages beautifully for years.


4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Namespayne (56) - - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle in pint glass. This is bottled chocolate pie. Half a pint glass of dark khaki head, had to wait almost 10 mins to finish the pour! This is a monster if a stout. Aroma of hops and chocolate, taste is chocolate and malts with a generous helping of boozy vodka at the bitter finish. Palate is pie. Score: A+ ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (677) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle. Black with a thin tan head. Dark fruit and roasted malt aroma. The taste adds boozy chocolate and lactic notes. Rich and heavy. Creamy mouthfeel, low carb. Very tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bobhund (423) - - NOV 30, 2014
Efter 11 månaders lagring. Köpt på Systembolaget Boländerna, Uppsala. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1386) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 28, 2014
This one warms the soul. Strong alcohol flavor with a bourbon backbone. Sort of sweet with h a slight bitter finish. Pours black in color with a tan head. Had a draft pour at bad apple. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ianwelby (530) - SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Black beer with a strong aroma of fruit. .. and it smells as strong as it is! Flavour has fruit, chocolate, malt and hop and, again, it tastes it’s strength. Rich with plenty of body and a strong fruity finish. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (2425) - BELGIUM - NOV 25, 2014
Famed and classic chocolate stout with dark beige, creamy, dense and stable head and very dark brown colour with yellowish hue, almost black. Very attractive aroma of chocolate liqueur, cocoa powder, caramel, raisins, dates, liquorice, cognac, coffee and citrus peel. Candied fruit taste, liquorice, very caramelly and chocolatey, thick and powdery mouthfeel, oily, with long peppery hop bitterishness and roasted bitterness in the finish. Very good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
scooter131313 (22) - - NOV 24, 2014
A very good chocolate stout. I've got some on my shelf waiting for my next bottle to fill a tall and frosty glass. :-) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GuideDogSaint (475) - Xiamen, CHINA - NOV 24, 2014
355ml bottle from Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours black with a dissipating beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt and hops. Intense oily cocoa finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maledictum (637) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - NOV 19, 2014
Black color with small nice brown-beige creamy head. Alcoholic aroma, roasted malty, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, dark dried fruits. Taste is light sweet, dark chocolate and dried fruits again, warming alcohol. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, nice bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vells (744) - Riga, LATVIA - NOV 18, 2014
Huge brew! Deep and intense dark choco flavor, pleasant roasted malts, lovely dried fruits, light vanilla, licorice. Interesting vinous note. Pleasant moderate sweetness, with moderate bitterness in finish. Feels very well balanced despite huge accent on choco. Awesome sipping beer.


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