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Brooklyn Brown Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,997 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,997
Reviews: 919
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 41
Gots: 121 | FT: 1
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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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

webweb2, Jul 28, 2014
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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.

SaltofOH, Jul 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

hoplover66, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

JakeBarnett, Jul 27, 2014
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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.

PvtSnowball, Jul 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Patitifa, Jul 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Will_Rivera, Jul 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

BigRedDog, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

djchrismac, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

antman27, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Beer_4_brains, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Whyt4243, Jul 22, 2014
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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.

chefhatt, Jul 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

dannyfayy, Jul 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

5yabbdoo, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Fernando_Bastos, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

cavemanlawyer1999, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

MojoIRL, Jul 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

Titanium147, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

nshorvath, Jul 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

DrMindbender, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

RandyFlameThrower, Jul 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

kevinm2342, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

jdh5113, Jul 17, 2014
Brooklyn Brown Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,997 ratings.