Winter Holiday Brews 2018 Part 2

Brooklyn Brewery, Black Chocolate Stout, Winter 2018, 10%abv, is the best example of Russian Imperial Stout brewed today. Worthy of Russian Czars, this malty ale is opaque black with a dark tan head, just like a black hole, no light that enters it will escape. The heady nose is loaded with dark chocolate, black malt and heavily roasted espresso beans. The rich mouth is like a cappuccino with extra shots of espresso with creamy dark chocolate mousse folded into it. On the back of the palate there is a nice acidity that rounds out the full mouth feel. This beer … Continue reading Winter Holiday Brews 2018 Part 2