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RATINGS: 3288   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pras (548) - Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Pitch black. Aroma is all chocolate and toasty malt. Flavor follows the aroma. This beer was nice when it was slightly chilled, but when it warmed up, the alcohol overpowered and was a bit too boozy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewGoblin (598) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
An afternoon delight this inky titan be. Bodaciously bold marzipan, vanilla, milk chocolate, burnt toffee, dark fruitcake, black cherry cheesecake, burnt toast...they all bound at the nose and mouth for a frolic. Oh shit, a tonne of bricks just hopped out of the glass and beat my ass down! Silky soft mouthfeel,one helluva fine time to be found by the time you get to the bottom of this hulk. An excellent beer that makes me wish I had a fireplace.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sissio (976) - Orsenigo, ITALY - NOV 28, 2015
pitch black, brown head coffee, winey, marsala, chocolate, light burned wood thick and rich, amazing meditation beer chocolate, a hint of ashes, coffee beans, winey, cocoa beans

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bloodbuzzdean (35) - 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 (1662) - 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 (614) - 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 (684) - 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 (365) - 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 (1727) - 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.

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