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RATINGS: 3284   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbeast88 (41) - - FEB 7, 2013
Color is very very black with a brown head.Roasted coffee and some hints of chocolate and vanilla. Great Stout.

   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 (630) - 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 (345) - 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 (1718) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Evolutionary (418) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dexcansino (518) - Andalucía, SPAIN - OCT 16, 2015
Cervezón, chocolate, regaliz, pasa, café expresso. Mejor no muy fría. Bastante cuerpo, gas suave y fondo persistente.

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