Brooklyn Brown Ale - Brooklyn Brewery
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4.1/5 rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A- Very dark amber, small tan head, a trace of which hangs around for most of the glass
S- A malty aroma, very fresh smelling
T-Very faint malty taste
M- Feels like a lot of carbonation
D- A very nice beer, not overpowering. It is very smooth and goes down easy with small aftertaste. I would buy this beer again. This is the first of four to be tried from the Brooklyn sampler.
Serving type: bottle
03-06-2009 00:44:46 | More by confer
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3.86/5 rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Brooklyn Brewery has yet to go wrong in my book, with some solid lagers and pale ale family offerings tried to date. Here we try the brown ale, a reddish brown brew with a few fingers of frothy tan head, poured from the bottle into an English pint glass. This one has a nice malty aroma, brown crust, light molasses, and dark fruits with a fragrant cola-like brown spice, herbal licorice, and hints of citrus zest. The palate is also malt-forward, fruity, and spicy, with some orange and grapefruit rind from the more aggressive American brown ale approach to hopping. Tastefully done. Starts with some chocolate chips and light roast coffee, after which a plum and raisin-like fruitiness emerges, followed by cola and a tannic astringency like black tea. Moderately chewy but dries out the mouth a little, finishing long, earthy, and spicy ... Reminds me of an English pale ale or IPA in this regard. Well below a porter or stout in terms of roasted flavor but I appreciate the fruit and spice notes receiving top billing here. Brooklyn has a real knack for combining tactful but assertive flavor hopping with some great old world malt flavors.
Serving type: bottle
02-27-2014 01:08:24 | More by CalgaryFMC
Brooklyn Brown Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
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