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RATINGS: 3373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorgeLee (1763) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2016
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Thick treacly brown black pour, brownish foam which vanished rapidly. Decent stuff, the usual heavy roast with some warming booze and chocolate and coffee flavours. Less hoppy and bitter than some, malts to the fore. A decent imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LetsGoState (819) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Appearance is deep black with a medium tan head. Aroma is a little chocolate. Taste is primarily chocolate with some bitterness. Overall decent but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
beersncomics (14) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2016
Fantastic beer. A glorious dessert in a bottle. Pours black with a foamy tan head. Big bold chocolate notes with a nice roasty malt backbone that shines through. Really enjoy this brew and was honoured to drink it after attending a talk with Steve Hindy on his Birthday where we were all presented with a bottle. :-)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Excalibur123 (358) - Soria, SPAIN - MAR 18, 2016
Vierte negro fuerte con media capa de espuma beige de ligera retención dejando fino cerco; aromas fuertes a cacao, licor, frutos negros y regaliz, en boca entrada potente, muy maltosa con ligero amargor, siguen notas a café torrefacto y regaliz, cuerpo pleno con carbónico medio, amargor medio con final dulce, largo retrogusto maltoso y cafetoso, interesante stout aunque se aprecia demasiado el alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Voodoo (562) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2016
It’s been almost a decade since I’ve had this beer....maybe too long. Pours an opaque deep brown with a tan head which lingers......aroma of chocolate, touch of smoke, touch of vanilla....taste is chocolate with coffee notes (though obviously no coffee in the mix) , oaken wood, balance of sweet/dry, a finish of smoke and bitterness. As good as I remember.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pringao_Toribi (349) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ruramikael (103) - 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,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SamVimes21 (267) - - MAR 15, 2016
At a bar in alta Norway a beautifully rounded stout with just the amount of chocolate and a nice bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cagou007 (1039) - 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.

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