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Old 12-15-2009, 07:16 PM   #1
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Default Brooklyn Brewery Black Ops?

I got an email from the local wine store saying they are getting this years "black ops" from Brooklyn tomorrow. Its probably going to be expensive. Has anybody had this? Is it worth it?


Here is the wine shop's description:

This is the second ever vintage of Brooklyn's incredibly rare Imperial Stout. Some of the brewery's Black Chocolate Stout, which was brewed in larger quantity than usual last year, was put in Kentucky Bourbon barrels by Brewmaster Garrett Oliver. He kept the endeavor secret from nearly everyone, including brewery staff, until its release last December. It's in 750 mL wine-sized bottles under a cork and we were able to get 3 cases. This beer should age beautifully (I haven't yet opened any of mine from last year's release).



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Old 12-16-2009, 12:04 AM   #2
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nobody? come on, where are my east coast craft beer drinkers at?



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Old 12-16-2009, 12:10 AM   #3
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Sounds tasty. Wonder if I'll be able to find any locally.

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Sounds awsome to me.

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Old 12-16-2009, 05:14 AM   #5
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I've enjoyed the base beer for this, in spite of the fact that I'm not really big on stouts. Sounds interesting.

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Old 12-16-2009, 06:28 AM   #6
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Wish their stuff made it to the west coast. I had a bottle of the chocolate stout a few years back and loved it; it'd be great to pick up some of that.

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Old 12-16-2009, 07:45 AM   #7
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well, i don't really go for stouts too often. however, i could drink the black chocolate stout every day for the rest of my life. so, yeah.............i'd definately go for it!

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Old 12-16-2009, 01:33 PM   #8
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I had two bottle of Black Ops from last year. Its good, but I dont think its worth the $18-$20 price tag. I much rather have the regular Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout anyday.

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Old 12-16-2009, 02:12 PM   #9
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One of the brewmasters dropped off a couple at my work. I haven't had a chance to taste it yet but others have given it a thumbs up. Apparently it hasn't been released even in Brooklyn yet.

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Old 12-16-2009, 05:42 PM   #10
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Apparently Lexington is only getting a case or 2, but not until Feb or March. I should be getting a bottle or 2. Can't wait!

Edit: It's coming in tomorrow!



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