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RATINGS: 3196   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (388) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 17, 2015
Old rating. 12oz bottle from old town. Jet black with tan head. Big burnt coffee aromas with milk chocolate, dark fruit and toasted grain. Taste is similar with bitterness standing out. Slight chocolately sweetness in there as well. Starts to get boozy as it warms up. Nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (833) - SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2015
355 ml bottle from systembolaget. Black with tanned head. Smell is roasted malt, ashes and bread. Taste is roasted malt with coffee and a little chocolate and ashes. Not that big body for the style. Dry with medium bitterness and low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alomtnez (94) - SPAIN - MAR 13, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2015 No head, thin tan foamy layer very persistent. Very dark brown, opaque, almost black colour. Aroma is black cocoa, burnt malt with prune and caramel notes. Taste is roasted, prune, burnt dried fruits and caramel with some acidity. Dry burnt aftertaste. Full body, average carbonation, very thick and creamy. A real imperial stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lawger (176) - SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2015
Pours a thick black with barely half a finger of chocolate milk coloured head. Big and luscious aroma. Sweet milk chocolate, creamy mushroom soup, a hint of booziness as it warms up. Not much roasted malt scents at all. The palate is full bodied with a pleasant sweetness. Medium finish with moderate bitterness. This is just delicious. There are certainly bigger, more complex and more impressive imperial stouts out there, but for pure drinking pleasure this is hard to beat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheSilentSaint (54) - Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Appearance almost black with mocha head. Smells chocolate, coffee and malts. Feel is thick & creamy. Tastes coffee, chocolate with balanced bitterness from hops. Nice and different. A good imperial stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer (1742) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Aroma: intense milk chocolate, light alcohol, sweet jam. Appearance: black, small, beige, creamy head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: intense chocolate, dried fruits, sweets continue then slowly give way to some bitterness. Overall: very nice Imperial Stout, fantastic chocolate aroma and palate. Bottle from Beers of Europe, Kings Lynn.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimplySike (1034) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2015
355ml. Bottle.
Pours black with cream head.
Aroma dark creamy chocolate, dark fruits, coffee, roasted malts, raisin.
Taste chocolate sweets, roasty bitter.
Mouthfeel thick, creamy.
Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mircoas (161) - ITALY - MAR 5, 2015
35cl @ bottle. Scura, bella schiuma, ottimo aspetto e aroma. Forte sapore di cioccolato. ottima.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou (900) - - MAR 2, 2015
Rich dark chocolate and roasty cereals, dry cocoa finish. Outstanding chocolate brew, dark, smooth and well balanced, works fine as a shared digestive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
egg (118) - USA - FEB 28, 2015
2012-2013 bottle on 2/28/15. Pours jet black with a lasting tan head. Consistent lacing that leaves a spotted pattern on the glass. Nose is dark fruit, bitter chocolate, some alcohol. Taste is dark fruit, chocolate, rum or whiskey, vanilla, alcohol. Super yummy.

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