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RATINGS: 3358   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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kco (51) - USA - MAR 16, 2016
Dark brown almost no light passes through. Small tan head with some lacing. A good imperial stout. Well balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pringao_Toribi (340) - Oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 16, 2016
Well crafted and balanced chocolate-coffee beer. Liked: rich sweet taste, chocolate-coffee aroma, smooth ending, creamy foam. To improve: a little too carbonated.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ruramikael (71) - SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2016
chocolate, nuts, caramel, resin, spruce, cheese, basement aromas, alcohol, soy sauce, black, clear, brown foam, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, salty, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish,

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SamVimes21 (129) - - MAR 15, 2016
At a bar in alta Norway a beautifully rounded stout with just the amount of chocolate and a nice bitter aftertaste

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cagou007 (870) - FRANCE - MAR 7, 2016
Pours deep brown with thin brown head. Nose is chocolate and dried fruits. Aromas roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, dried fruits, caramel. Low carbonation, oily texture, full body. Long sweet and roasty finish, with an alcoholic hint.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MKibilko (17) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2016
Drinked from bottle. Dark brown, almost black colour. Really nice brown and thick head, which is staying long. You can feel hints of roast, chocolate and caramel. Not to sweet, bit bitter. Feel really nice in mouth, oily texture. Average carbonation. Overall really nice beer. Good representative of that beer style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (5231) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2016
12 oz bottle shared by DCLawyer, thanks Jason! Winter ’15-’16. Dark brownish black with tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, caramel, light roast. Tastes of dark chocolate, roast. Full body with a dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
VincentAnthony (38) - Massapequa, New York, USA - MAR 4, 2016
Pours black with a thick tan/brown head. Aroma is fresh and sweet with some chocolate, hint of coffee and roasty aromas, with subtle alcohol. Silky smooth on the tongue. Gentle carbonation. Nothing overpowering in the taste - some chocolate and dark roasts with a very balanced flavor. A delicious and very drinkable Imperial Stout!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eduardeller (69) - Xixon, SPAIN - MAR 2, 2016
Color negro, espuma color marrón con retencion media-baja, aroma maltas tostadas, chocolate, café. Sabor dulce, tostado, chocolate, café,amargor bajo; cuerpo medio, carbonatacion media.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1618) - Krakow, POLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle Aroma-caramel, chocolate, coffee, Appearance-black, hazy, brown foam, Taste-medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, Palate-medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good


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