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Brooklyn Brown Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,922 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,922
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 34
Gots: 90 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: purplehops on 06-10-1998)
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Reviews by jerryjeff:
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jerryjeff

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma
Sharp nutty flavor. Hints of almond, hazelnut, chocolate which are becoming more noticeable as it warms.

Mouthfeel
Medium carbonation, with a bit of weight on the palette. Maybe a slight creaminess, but negligible.

Appearance
Dark mahoghany in a nut brown glass. Poured to 1/4" to 3/8" of head and is hanging around lacing the glass mildly. Very nice overall, I'm much impressed.

Taste
Getting some hints of hoppiness in there with most taste coming from the malt side. Bit of a caramel, maybe some toffee with a slight amount of alcohol taste.

Drinkability
Rather, the alcohol hints detract a bit but I could make an evening of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2011 02:24:34 | More by jerryjeff
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webweb2

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-28-2014 03:03:49 | More by webweb2
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SaltofOH

Ohio

3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: VERY dark brown, not quite opaque. Slight reddish tint through light. Lots of effervescence and a rocky, tan head. Nice, frothy cap retention, lacing lasts & lasts.

Aroma: Caramel malts. Flinty, slightly roasty. Slight hint of fruitiness. Apricot? Pear?

Taste: Tart & roasty arrival; tart & astringent. Tilted slightly toward malt on balance. Goes fruity mid-palate, then tart & astringent roasty finish.

Mouthfeel: Solidly mid-weight. Astringent. Significant carbonation.

Overall: This is more what I think of when I think of a brown ale. In fact, this is nearly a porter. Very much like Turbodog, but less sweet, and having that Brooklyn ale yeast. They seem to have a house style. Interesting that this has a little wheat in the grain bill.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 02:43:25 | More by SaltofOH
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hoplover66

Spain

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-27-2014 11:18:21 | More by hoplover66
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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PvtSnowball

Florida

3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Purchased from one of the local grocery stores.

A: A nice dark brown but has slight head and retention.

S: Malt forward with some hop and a little bit of chocolate. Slightly floral.

T: Malty with a small amount of hop bitterness.

M: Smooth with some richness. Nice carbonation.

O: Solid beer. Not the best Brown ale I've ever had, but still good.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 00:18:32 | More by PvtSnowball
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United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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Will_Rivera

New York

3/5  rDev -17.4%

07-25-2014 08:44:34 | More by Will_Rivera
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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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New York

4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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Whyt4243


4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured this into a glass, it has a Mahogany color body with thin head. The aroma has roasty malt and a little hop coming from it. The taste has a roasty, chocolaty up front and a little hop towards the back. The malt is more dominant than the hops. Mouthfeel is smooth and overall a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 03:02:41 | More by chefhatt
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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Brooklyn Brown Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
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