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Brooklyn Brown Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn Brown AleBrooklyn Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,972 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,972
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 36
Gots: 107 | 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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circus_cat

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

08-17-2012 18:23:12 | More by circus_cat
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tastybeerinmybelly

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-16-2012 02:36:52 | More by tastybeerinmybelly
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JVoyager

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

08-16-2012 00:22:46 | More by JVoyager
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IrishGerman


3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-15-2012 20:38:04 | More by IrishGerman
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agreenman19

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-14-2012 00:57:56 | More by agreenman19
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Mikecap

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -17.4%

08-13-2012 00:17:52 | More by Mikecap
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Blissmo

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

08-12-2012 20:16:13 | More by Blissmo
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-12-2012 18:58:25 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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Mike925


4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-10-2012 17:31:30 | More by Mike925
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-07-2012 22:47:59 | More by Bdel34
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RevSox08

Massachusetts

2.08/5  rDev -42.7%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams "perfect pint" glass. This is my first time having this beer, and only my second or third time trying a Brooklyn brew.

Appearance - Brown. What struck me most is how clear it is though. You're able to mostly see through it. Kind of disappointing, as I tend to like my brown ales to be darker and more stout-ish.

Smell - Smells of some caramel sweetness, but it's not that significant.

Taste - Not much. Not much at all. A little nutty, but I'm disappointed by the lack of any real flavor. The caramel sweetness in the aroma is definitely not present in the taste. No bitterness. Maybe a TINY bit of diacetyl, but I'm not sure if that's normal or perhaps I just got a bad batch. Nothing noteworthy here.

Mouthfeel - Thin... that's pretty much it.

Overall, I just don't see what anybody could really like about this beer. I finished it because it didn't taste particularly bad; it just didn't taste much like anything at all.

08-07-2012 03:43:07 | More by RevSox08
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-07-2012 02:49:22 | More by Chugs13
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lwel10


4/5  rDev +10.2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-04-2012 22:00:16 | More by enelson
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hkyplyr73

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-02-2012 18:07:15 | More by hkyplyr73
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mikerems

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -17.4%

08-01-2012 19:15:44 | More by mikerems
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mfigueroa713

New York

3/5  rDev -17.4%

08-01-2012 11:38:14 | More by mfigueroa713
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jurbanik

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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AMson

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -38%

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Dapperticus

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +37.7%

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AlCzerik

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-30-2012 13:32:46 | More by AlCzerik
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mrcarterxxl

New Jersey

4.1/5  rDev +12.9%

Brooklyn Brown Ale

A= pours a purplish-ruby hue with a medium thickness tan head.

S= coffee,,a hint of toffee malty,not very impressive.

T= polish rye, dark fruit, coffee.

MF=full in carbonation, but light in body.

this ale i a hard working honest mans ale its something to be proud of, it would serve well to the novice beer and ale enthusiast's palet. their for its a important ale.

Cheers!

07-29-2012 02:23:57 | More by mrcarterxxl
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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-27-2012 17:41:59 | More by kobeer
Brooklyn Brown Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,972 ratings.