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Brooklyn Blast! - Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn Blast!Brooklyn Blast!

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90
outstanding

874 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 874
Reviews: 258
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.92%


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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Reviews by bobhits:
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bobhits

Kentucky

4.43/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I must say this one just blew me out of the water. I just didn't expect such a dry and hop forward beer out of these guys.

The beer is rather clear with just enough density and haze that you know the 8% is legit.

The nose is an attack of hops with hints of alcohol to dry and clean things up.

Tangerines, pineapple, and grapefruit from start to finish. These flavors pushed to the next level with just enough caramel malts to give it sweetness and enhance the fruity elements. Then finishing with just the right dry finish to put this up there with the best.

There's something missing from making this one of the best IPAs out there, perhaps a bit more malt blending with flavors vs just enhancing the hops. Either way this one needs to be bottled and distributed everywhere!

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2011 00:46:24 | More by bobhits
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eyes...
pretty massive head on an easy pour, tons of wilding through the environs of the glass, bright golden straw color and lots of clarity, the head has good staying power and the lacing is also very good, a nice looking beer

nose...
definite musty-earthy hops, slight mango/citrus underneath, bready sweet malts hold this up, a well balanced mongrel, I personally would prefer a bit more kick from the hops in the aroma

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Brooklyn Blast! from Brooklyn Brewery
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