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RATINGS: 3296   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.

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appiantiqua (255) - Lyon, FRANCE - JUL 3, 2017
Partagée avec mon petit KIttenbieer dans un verre Duvel 18cl. Température de début 9 à 10°. Très belle robe ébène et opaque surmontée d’une mousse beige assez persistante; bonne carbonatation. Nez d’une grande richesse dans sa palette aromatique : Houblons, chocolat, café et autres senteurs grillées. Le goût est de la même trempe avec des saveurs de torréfaction et une amertume appréciable le tout parfaitement équilibré. L’arrière bouche est longue et très plaisante avec la chaleur de l’alcool et le retour des notes chocolatées. Un stout parfaitement réalisé.

SvanteL (644) - SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2017
Svart med mellanbrunt skum. Doften är fyllig och vinös, hur mycket kaffe och choklad som helst. Även smaken är vinös, helt sanslös, innehåller allt! Dracks efter diverse smakrika öl på Copperfields men gjorde en klar knockout, helt otroligt högpotent och smakrik! (2009-11-11)

patrickfranck (2) - Commack, - JUN 28, 2017 does not count
Chocolate flavor is present, bold and rich but it didn’t over power the beer. Great taste all around.

MrBishop (396) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2017
Bottle at home with herself listening to records. The last of our Christmas beers (blimey kept until May). Jet black and scent of treacle. Quite bitter with whiskey finish. Merry Christmas y’all. (2015/16 bottled version)

stupre (529) - Nanterre, FRANCE - MAY 13, 2017
35,5cl bottle purchased @ La caisse de bières.Belle robe noire avec fine mousse brune. Attaque café, chocolat noir amer et malt torréfié. Belle fin liquoreuse. Bel équilibre entre l’amertume et la douceur.

Homer321 (5191) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2017
Bottle. Winter 10-11. Pours pitch black with almost not head. Nose is rich chocolate. Dark fudge. Light tobacco. Some faint dried fruit character. Taste is chocolate, light coffee. A touch thin seeming but I think it might be slight oxidation. Finish is clean, dry. For the age this had held up pretty damn well.

thejackpacker (638) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2017
Bottle from systembolaget. Very yummy. Spicy after finish, sweet and bitter at same time. The first strong stout ive really enjoyed at this strength. Very decent!!

rodsquad (334) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2017
Bottle from Beerhawk. Nose of dark dusty chocolate, roasted coffee beans, gentle booziness and a bit of licorice. Almost black appearance with thin light tan head. Flavour adds a touch of ash with a bitter boozy front. It has a soft body but then a rather off putting prickly sharp low fizz introduces itself. It gets better as it settles. Taste has a lot more alcohol than the nose. A roasty stout which is fine but let down by the peculiar fizzy body.

lmojoh (994) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2017
Flaske kjøpt på Vinmonopolet Langnes av DjOeye. Aroma sjokolade med med bringebær og litt tropisk mix, kaffe. Utseende sort med beskjeden mengde beige skum. Smak melkesjokolade, bringebær, tropisk frukt, kaffe, alkohol. Sjokolade og bar i starten går via bær og kaffe over i sjokolade igjen i avslutningen. Alkoholsmaken er tilstede. Dette er godt og kraftig øl. ---

User452967 (99) - - MAR 10, 2017
The taste of alcohol gets thru (in the aftertaste). Very price worthy indeed. The taste is better than the palate (because of the aftertaste). Nice with strong Italian cheese (dry Parmesan).

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