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Brooklyn Blast! - Brooklyn Brewery

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1,184 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,184
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 56
Gots: 85 | FT: 1
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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GearHaiku

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

08-26-2014 22:34:39 | More by GearHaiku
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RummyRedbeard

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-26-2014 01:39:22 | More by RummyRedbeard
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ZEB89

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6%

08-25-2014 13:37:15 | More by ZEB89
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beerfootfreak

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

08-25-2014 03:55:56 | More by beerfootfreak
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-25-2014 03:13:16 | More by brpendergast85
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JasW

Florida

4.28/5  rDev +6.7%

08-24-2014 21:13:17 | More by JasW
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jtbone

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev -6.2%

08-24-2014 17:46:39 | More by jtbone
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The_Event_Horizon


4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-23-2014 23:41:25 | More by The_Event_Horizon
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.83/5  rDev -4.5%

Appearance: Pours crystal clear, amber with a golden tinge; two fingers of foam retain well and leave the foundations for a wall of lace

Smell: Caramel and biscuit tones from the malts; the hop tones are rather restrained, though there is an earthy bitterness, a herbal element and a hint of pine

Taste: The hops jut forward, bringing orange marmalade, a touch of green herbs and a resinous pine character while the malts build, underneath; in the middle, the caramel and biscuit continue to develop, though the finish is surprisingly bitter and quite resinous

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: An interest twist on the style, bringing British and German malts as well as British and American hops; unfortunately, I can't honestly say that the continental merge creates any synergies that would warrant another look at this one

08-23-2014 19:42:09 | More by brentk56
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cfadams17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-23-2014 18:31:11 | More by cfadams17
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Nunya

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-23-2014 00:46:52 | More by Nunya
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-22-2014 06:56:39 | More by zestar
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cheeseburger

New York

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

08-22-2014 02:07:11 | More by cheeseburger
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RexBanner

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Served in a pint glass at Miller's ale house.
A. Citrusy with just a hint of pine.
T. Typical IPA taste of citrus, piney melon flavors melding together.
M. Not too bubbly, which is welcomed. Full bodied yet light (if that makes any sense).

For a DIPA it isn't very "hoppy" as one might expect. I found it to be enjoyable. Lightly floral, lightly citrusy ale that goes down very easy despite its 8+ abv. Definitely not for "hop heads" but highly recommended for those who enjoy milder IPA's.

08-21-2014 20:44:37 | More by RexBanner
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wafers

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6%

08-21-2014 01:44:12 | More by wafers
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Tuck_leepulin

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6%

12oz brown bottle with pry-off cap and Best by date of Sept 2014 poured into a snifter

Appearance: Pours a hazy, golden amber with 1/2 finger of head

Smell: Citrus hops and orange zest with a little underlying malt

Taste: A whole lot of hop flavor up front and very complex; citrus up front with more earthy notes in the middle and finishes lemony and clean with some biscuit

Mouthfeel: More than moderate carbonation; feeling a little aerated

Overall: This is a very complex double IPA with hop flavors from all over the spectrum. I would imagine the wide variety of hops lends to good consistency between batches. This good example of the double IPA style and would pair excellently with any spicy or full-flavored dish.

08-20-2014 01:53:47 | More by Tuck_leepulin
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BigJim5021

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-19-2014 00:21:43 | More by BigJim5021
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innominat

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-18-2014 20:55:26 | More by innominat
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

08-18-2014 15:36:40 | More by capuchinpilates
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kwa357

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6%

08-17-2014 18:23:59 | More by kwa357
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illeagle05

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-17-2014 02:51:49 | More by illeagle05
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mpmckenn

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-16-2014 22:49:00 | More by mpmckenn
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Dbot

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

08-16-2014 22:21:25 | More by Dbot
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

- sampled in spiegelau ipa glass.

A: (3.5) Solid rush of macro-effervesce within a glowing orange body with a generally good clarity. Slight, milky film, oatmeal toned head has a moderate rate of retention. Fairly consistent cap coverage, speckled and spotted lacing.

S: (3.25) Nose of fresh wet pine needles, with a slight sour twang of tangerine spiciness an citrus of light to moderate proportion.

T: (3.75) Spicy orange citrus hopping, with a flowery edginess. Grassy notes with a smooth crystal malting sweetness, bready, while finishing with a orange-grassy hop leave.

M: (3.75) Crisp mouthful, tight, turning frothy with a full body on the hold. Spicy warm orange-grapefruit and alcohol glow.

O: (3.75) Overall a nice drinking ipa, crisp, bright flavor with some sweet crystal moment giving way to a lingering grassy hoppiness fade. The hopping continues to pick up deeper in the drinking experience.

08-16-2014 17:00:27 | More by beerthulhu
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Beer_4_brains

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +6%

08-15-2014 14:20:50 | More by Beer_4_brains
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Brooklyn Blast! from Brooklyn Brewery
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