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Brooklyn Blast! - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,110 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,110
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 54
Gots: 61 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ommegangpbr on 09-15-2005)
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.66/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Orange with tannish hues and pretty clear, not a whole lot of head or lace,l but it was a careful pour into a smaller that I usually use glass (due to location), so I won't ding it too much on that.

I'm a little conflicted on this one. This is my fourth of a four pack, and I've been noting what I think of it but waited till the last one to actually rate it. it's hoppy, and bitter, but in some ways it seems more pale ale like than DIPA like, and I actually had to do a double-take on it when I saw the classification and the ABV. ABV is pretty well hidden when it's cold. I didn't have a clue it was over 8% till I looked it up. It became a bit more evident as it warmed.

However, my beer-angst shouldn't be cause for a low rating of a tasty beer. Maybe my pallet just isn't as perfect as it should be. This is a tasty one, and I'm in no way disappointed with one of my favorite breweries, Brooklyn brewery.

Overall it's got a pretty clean hoppiness, with a little perfume and some piney notes, but no single hop type standing out individually, relatively high bitterness, and a solid malt backbone.

I'd say that lovers of over-hopped abominations probably won't go gaga over this, but given its categorization, I expect the ratings will be quite high anyway (they always are for anything IIPA or high ABV stout).

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 00:31:42 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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Nice balance with moderate carbonation - and suprisingly smooth for a beer of this caliber. Sometime next year I gotta get up to Brooklyn and visit this place, one of America's finest craft breweries. Nuff said. Forgeddaboutit!

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Brooklyn Blast! from Brooklyn Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,110 ratings.