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Brooklyn Brown Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,958 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,958
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 35
Gots: 100 | 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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set49

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

05-17-2012 01:55:48 | More by set49
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vonnegut21

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-16-2012 17:55:47 | More by vonnegut21
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Shakerman

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-15-2012 22:48:21 | More by Shakerman
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smi

New York

3/5  rDev -17.4%

05-14-2012 19:28:11 | More by smi
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-14-2012 01:35:02 | More by tbeckett
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

05-13-2012 00:37:20 | More by ejimhof
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-11-2012 20:00:30 | More by Blaze5445
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kjfinnerty

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-11-2012 00:46:47 | More by kjfinnerty
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sauron681

Wisconsin

3.48/5  rDev -4.1%

Pours light brown, with medium carbonation and a good head that leaves too quick for a brown, ok on the lacing.
Aroma of chocolate and raisins. Very clear and clean, medium mouthfeel.
Tastes of burnt toffee, caramel malt sweetness, with light astingency. Finishes dry with slight coffee hints

05-10-2012 02:29:59 | More by sauron681
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev +4.4%

On-tap at Old Chicago

Pours dark-brown amber with a two finger off-white head. Smells like a red ale but with some roasted characteristics. Taste is different than what I expected, overripe pears and apples are the most predominant, finishing with roasted hazelnut. Mouthfeel is great, smooth and it's body feels fuller than it is. It is dry, tho.

Quite enjoyable.

05-09-2012 06:12:58 | More by jimmah120
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The_Revisionist

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-05-2012 17:53:46 | More by The_Revisionist
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Fbm427


3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-05-2012 04:43:05 | More by Fbm427
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tbeer40

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-04-2012 01:13:10 | More by tbeer40
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blackfoot86


3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-02-2012 04:22:48 | More by blackfoot86
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +7.4%

Poured from a bottle and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a vibrant, slightly translucent ruby-brown coloring with a short stacked, off-white, light head that quickly settles down into a filmy coating with a ring of bubbling around the edge of the surface. Aromas are rich, roasted, and nutty, with a touch of toffee throughout. Smells sweet, but not overpoweringly so. Flavors are blended well and smooth throughout, with a roasted nut backbone that has touches of hazelnut as well chestnut and peanut characters. Sweet buttercream highlights keep all of the flavors playing along together, leading to a light, creamy aftertaste and a quick, clean finish. The increased carbonation and light body keep the beer from becoming cloying or overpowering. Very easy to drink with a very decent flavor profile overall. Tasty.

04-29-2012 03:47:01 | More by GarthDanielson
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-28-2012 23:52:56 | More by Hanzo
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aztraz

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-28-2012 23:38:36 | More by aztraz
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lozz123

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-26-2012 21:05:56 | More by lozz123
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +6.9%

12 oz bottle into tulip. best before Aug. 2012.

A: certainly brown, but neither real dark or real light. the body is actually transparent. more of a rim than a head, however does leave some draping lacing behind.

S: roast starts things off on the nose. almost a little ashy. chocolate. reminds me a little bit of hot chocolate powder.

T: the body actually has a good deal of fruit to it. green grapes. pear. transitions to a bitter roast with a mild finish. mostly bittersweet, but perhaps even a little roasty/smokey.

M: moderate carbonation on an ideally medium body.

D: with most of the examples from the american brown category getting more and more beastly, it is nice to have an example that can deliver flavor without an overbearing body. not a bad "session" american brown.

04-26-2012 01:51:03 | More by Jimmys
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chapcat

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-25-2012 22:09:11 | More by chapcat
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-25-2012 00:08:40 | More by Satchboogie
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Mart1


3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-24-2012 20:48:51 | More by Mart1
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-23-2012 01:23:34 | More by TheBigBoy
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-21-2012 00:32:31 | More by buckyp
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

2.83/5  rDev -22%

Pours a light brown color with an off white head and lacing. Aroma of caramel, floral/citrus hops and nuts.

Taste: Caramel and slight toffee upfront, hop bitterness chimes in orange citrus flavors. There is a tart twang (overactive ale yeast strain/infection?) and is a touch metallic. Finishes more malty and slightly dry.

M/O: Light medium bodied feel, well carbonated. Overall, without the weird twang this would be a great brown ale. If I get a better sample I will re-review, but the bottle was fresh.

04-20-2012 12:26:04 | More by Stinkypuss
Brooklyn Brown Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,958 ratings.