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RATINGS: 3286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GSH1976 (238) - Delaware, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Appearance is opaque with some beige colored head. Aroma is roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is initially sweet but then turns bitter. Very creamy with a medium to heavy body. The ABV is hidden very well. A well done beer and a great value.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bloodbuzzdean (33) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2015
10%abv. Black colour with few head. Nice chocolate aroma, taste is a bit too alcohol but chocolate finish is amazing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Taboada (568) - Compostela (Galiza), - NOV 25, 2015
355 mml bottle tasted on the 21/11/2015. Black colour with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, caramel, chocolate and a hint of alcohol. In taste malty, roasted, chocolate with liquorice and alcohol at the end. Medium bitter finish and Full body. Soft carbonation. Next one please!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
trapped (1654) - New York, TURKEY - NOV 20, 2015
Draught @ Waterfront Ale House. Inky dark brown with small tan creamy head, faint caramel aroma, low carbonation, slightly sweet mocha taste laced with alcohol, full body, longish mocha finish. Very fulfilling brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
fdomig (612) - München, GERMANY - NOV 19, 2015
330ml bottle at Redhot Munich. Aroma is caramel, chocolate, light smoke, light coffee. Appearance is dark black with a thick brown-ish foam. Taste is medium sweet, very light bitter. Perfect after taste. Very nice Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kosmokrator (637) - ITALY - NOV 17, 2015
Imperial stout nera e cioccolatosa con note di cacao, caffè e malto; gusto amarognolo e un po’ scivoloso, corpo meno robusto dell’atteso. Buona ma non trascendentale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnstledger8 (349) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Padchenko (166) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (1719) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stew41 (1821) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Althaus (9) - - OCT 21, 2015 does not count
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

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