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Brooklyn Blast! - Brooklyn Brewery

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90
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1,295 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,295
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 62
Gots: 113 | 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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4/5  rDev -0.2%

keanlacrosse, Dec 23, 2011
Photo of JerseyKirk
4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the brewery.

A: amber colored small white head.

S: malty upfront and citrus hops in the back.

T: Delicious. Love the balanced malt and hop ratio.

M: great. carbed nicely.

O: def sessionable. Love it.

*In looking back I was pretty deep in pints by the time this and a few more hit so my reviews are slightly jaded. This is not technically sessionable but I obviously had no problem smashing it down with ease and deliciousness.

JerseyKirk, Dec 22, 2011
Photo of DrinkSlurm
4.43/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at Brooklyn Bowl - literally feet from the brewer. I wonder if the keg was ever even on a truck??? Anyway, I had several of these throughout the night because it was tremendous.
Pours a hazy orangey tan ish with about a finger of head. Great citrusy hop aroma.
The first sip was stunning. Hop slap, then a slight bitter aftertaste. Its not overwhelming at all...but actually very subtle. You get that west coast IPA hop shot, with the more wet cool east coast influence. Seriously a great beer, and one if not my favorite from Brooklyn.

DrinkSlurm, Dec 21, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

duff247, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

peteramullen, Dec 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

cestlavie, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of rlee1390
4.2/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Also had on tap at the City Beer Hall's Brooklyn event

A-Clear orange with a one finger head, but poured into the wrong glass.

S-Citrus, hops with some slight earthy tones.

T-Very citrus sweet, slightly earthy as well. Bitterness isn't as strong as you'd expect.

M-Light to medium bodied but low in carbonation.

O-Another solid beer from Brooklyn, could have used some more bitterness but still good nonetheless.

rlee1390, Dec 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

PthPndr, Dec 15, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

iemailjack, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of spinrsx
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On Tap

Appearance - Clear yellow/amber colour with a large size frothy off-white coloured head. There is a below average amount of carbonation showing and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, caramel, hops, grapefruits, oranges, pine

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and the beer a full bodied sweet hoppy taste. I can taste hops mixed with a caramel sweetness and grapefruit and oranges. It ends with a sweet fruity aftertaste with some good lingering hop bitterness.

Overall - A great west coast type of IPA. Very fruity and juicy and the alcohol is well hidden. Hopefully they decide to put this one into bottles some day, it would sell very well.

spinrsx, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

PhatAtUT, Dec 03, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

kelvarnsen, Nov 30, 2011
Photo of LeoPanna
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap in a Duvel Tulip at Manchester Tavern in Manhattan.
Beautiful looking DIPA. Yellow, orange, light brown with a 2 finger head, eventually simmers down to one, then an even thin layer. Light lacing, the beer wants to stay together, not too much sticking to the glass.

Great smell... hops, pine and lemon.. wish i knew more about specific hops and strains so i could review IPA's it bit more in depth. Smells great

Incredible taste, smooth as hell.... a unique dark wood undertone separates this from some other DIPA's. It's right on.

Overall a great IPA, I could drink this all night.

LeoPanna, Nov 29, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

sliverX, Nov 27, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

thedoer, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

MrThell, Nov 24, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

barnzy78, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

despond, Nov 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

benz08, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

chcfan, Nov 16, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

victory4me, Nov 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

HopStoopid120, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

BeerMe42, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

PBoegel, Nov 14, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

bpfrush, Nov 14, 2011
Brooklyn Blast! from Brooklyn Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,295 ratings.