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RATINGS: 3368   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
turg (156) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 22, 2006
Bottle 05-06. Appearance: Black colour with thin head. Aroma: roasted malt, coffee. Flavor: roasted malt, dark chocolate, little alcohol. Very delicious with triple chocolate cake. Thank jrob_21

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CTwriter (34) - USA - FEB 21, 2006
From a bottle: Black as night with very little head. The sweetness covers the tongue then fades gently. Some coffee undertones, and dangerously very little alcohol taste. Fantastic with Hershey’s milk chocolate.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bobaidan (530) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - FEB 21, 2006
Pours black with a smal head. Aroma is roasted malt and coffee. A very full mouth feel. Flavors are of roasted malt with subtle chocolate and alcohol undertones. A very big, well rounded stout. Excellent

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingfiogojr (78) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2006
Dark chocolate appearance, aroma and taste. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Has a medium hint of bitterness to replicate dark-chocolate/coffee. Great for winters, best sipped slowly.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3493) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2006
Thanks to richlikebeer for sharing this one. Pours tar black with a thick body and a nice tan head. Sweet aroam of chocolate, yeast, coffee, and roasted malts. Taste is a complex combination of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and a slight alcohol edge. Chocolate taste becomes more pronounced as the beer warms. Simply delicious!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilsnerrogge (2797) - Finspång, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2009 Bottle 05-06 Black colour, small head. Roasty coffe aroma, almost a little bit smoked. Thick mouthfeel. Coffee, chocolate and raisins. Very roasty. Big and really long bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 18, 2006
Poured from the bottle at The White Horse on Parsons Green (London, a dark black with a tan head. Chocolate aroma with some bitter notes. The alcohol is quite strong in the taste, along with a short bitterness that works well with the chocolate and roasted coffee flavours. The chocolate comes through more and more and it warms. A great end of the night drink.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zeswaft (1639) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 12, 2006
Aroma is a sort of fruity alcohol and a little mocha. Pours out thick black with nearly zero brown head. Flavor is tame for an imperial stout. A little chocolate and a little alcohol and a little roasty. Texture is velvety and thick. This tastes like a lame Expedition. Uninteresting.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NotWthoutStout (32) - Wharton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2006
Bottle - It poured jet black with a dark brown, yet scant head that faded fast. The aroma is that of a cognac or port and at first leaves you with high expectations but though the initial taste is pleasantly complex, malty it turns quickly to a strong alchohol burn. Not much in the way of chocolate anywhere here. Not a favorite for me.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harmfuldrunk (288) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2006
This beer was the fist stout I had I enjoyed and I fucking loved it. Brooklyn what what


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