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Brooklyn Monster Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,727 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 1,727
Reviews: 1,056
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 40
Gots: 191 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

ABV varies a bit year to year.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-26-2000)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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Illinois

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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Fargrow

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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Troublebar

China

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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VonZipper

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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MacStinson

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Received as an extra in a trade. 2010 Vintage.

A - Poured into Duvel tulip a nice hazy caramel hue with a one finger lightly tan head that fades to leave thin wisps and a light halo.

S - Loads of caramel, light tea, older hops, earthiness, pears, herbal.

T - Similar to the nose. Loads of caramel, toffee, tea/herbal notes, sugars, pears. Not overly sweet nor is is boozy. This has aged very well. No weird cardboard flavours here!

M - Mouthfeel is just really, really good. Very lightly carbonated, alcohol hidden wonderfully.

O - Overall this was a very nicely done barleywine. Fresh, I really did not like this one but with 3+ years on it it is quite nice.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 22:33:31 | More by rudzud
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paulish

New York

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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rulreich

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

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Georgia

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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superspak

Michigan

3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass; 2009 vintage, bottled on 11/16/2009. Pours moderately cloudy orange amber color with a 1 finger dense cream colored head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, raisin, plum, date, pear, apple, brown sugar, bread, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of malt and fruity yeast notes; with decent strength. Taste of caramel, raisin, plum, date, pear, apple, toast, brown sugar, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness. No bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, raisin, plum, date, pear, apple, brown sugar, toast, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice balance and complexity of malt and fruity yeast ester flavors; with a nice malt/fruitiness balance and zero cloying sweetness on the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately slick and slightly creamy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good English Barleywine. All around good balance and complexity of malt and fruity ester flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A nicely enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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Brooklyn Monster Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 1,727 ratings.