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Brooklyn East India Pale Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn East India Pale AleBrooklyn East India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,770 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1770
Reviews: 924
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%


Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-14-1998)
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papaglide

New York

3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(from 12 oz bottle)
Pours with a nice frothy, tiny bubbled head. Head slowly dissipates leaving a nice delicate Belgian lace ringing the pint glass.
The nose is sweetish malt with small flowery hop overtones.
At first a nice sweetish malty taste spreads throughout the mouth all the while accompanied by a trace of hop bitterness. The sweetness goes down with the swallow and all that is left is a nice, dry hop finish. The beer is not even close to being highly carbonated ( its more like medium to low carbonation) and the mouth feel is slightly chewy but not to the extent that a stout or porter is.
This is an excellent and in my opinion great alternative to the American-style IPA's that seem to dominate the market with overpowering hops and hardly any malt balance. This is a nice beer and I would recommend it for anytime.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2007 20:36:13 | More by papaglide
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Brooklyn East India Pale Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,770 ratings.