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RATINGS: 3311   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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnstledger8 (465) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle. Pitch black with a fading coffee brown head. Loads of coffee, dark chocolate, liquorice, dark fruits. Dense oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Padchenko (179) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 30, 2015
Pours black with no head. Low carbonation. Aroma of chocolate with a taste of roast hops and chocolate in the mouth, with a mildly bitter finish. Full texture, and pretty strong! Really nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (1913) - oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 24, 2015
Botella 33 cl tomada en el momento en el kraken 24..10..2015 (r3279). Lote ilegible en Botella hasta 11..2017. Color negro intenso con poca espuma beige oscura. Aromas y sabores maltosos tostados de cuerpo ligero fácil de beber con toques finales de cacaos y algo de lactosas, junto con ligera acidez y frutos silvestres. Bastante buena. Para repetir sin duda.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stew41 (1854) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - OCT 24, 2015
Winter 11-12 bottling. Deliberate cellaring effort. In very good condition and still more than enough chocolate running through the palate and still plenty of fizz. Good for another year at least.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Althaus (11) - - OCT 21, 2015
Tomada en la cerveceria Kraken. Aroma sutil. entre citrico y oliva. Muy poco densa para la categoría. Carbonatacion baja. Con respecto al sabor, un café con algún toque a pomelo. Recomendable como stout ligera

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Evolutionary (425) - Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Tap at mellow new Albany. Dark and near black pour with brown head that fails halfway. Nose is smoky and cocoa. Very smooth and clean with the usual imperial stout bite masked by cocoa and coffee hints. Really good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dexcansino (542) - Andalucía, SPAIN - OCT 16, 2015
Cervezón, chocolate, regaliz, pasa, café expresso. Mejor no muy fría. Bastante cuerpo, gas suave y fondo persistente.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlowxxx (134) - Carlow, IRELAND - OCT 16, 2015
Bottle at home Aroma A dark tank of chocolate It has a chocolatey dark body to it Its head disappears quickly

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
cityzen (138) - FRANCE - OCT 11, 2015
C’est d’une noirceur de jai, d’une profondeur absolue. Ça a un goût de chocolat amer, de réglisse et des pointes de café. Je ne peux pas dire que j’ai aimé mais je dois reconnaître le travail.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Daytonbeer (720) - Ohio, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Pours black with huge tan head. Aroma of chocolate roasted dark malts and toffee. Taste is better with dark chocolate, a touch of soy sauce, and cream. Dry finish. Great brew.


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