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Brooklyn Blast! - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,379 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,379
Reviews: 314
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 69
Gots: 145 | 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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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L-Hazy peach colored

S-Bursting with aroma...a lot of tropical fruits up front...mango, papaya, pineapple. Also strong notes of limes and lemons....

T-Lives up to the aroma...nice sweet fruitiness...same as the aroma but now add in some citrus (mandarin oranges, tangerines, light grapefruit) as well...malt gives off a sweeter honey like flavor....

F-Right on the mark for a DIPA...Perfect body for this beer. Not particularly hot or boozy, about what you'd expect for the style.

O-This is a top tier DIPA in my book. Reminds me of Hopslam from a few years back. Love the multitude of fruit flavors and aromas and the sweeter honeyed malt dimension. Great beer!

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours an off color, almost orangish small bubbly head that dissipates immediately. The beer itself is a cloudy dark orange note that resemble the color of a grapefruit.

The smell is very pleasing and tropical. The smell has hop notes that resemble grapefruits, and a bit of pineapple as well. The malt sweetness also comes out and balances the hoppiness a little bit by giving it a a very sweet caramel backbone for the hops to ride on.

The taste is even more hoppy and tropical than the smell. The hop notes are orange, grapefruit, and a little bit of pineapple that comes up in the aftertaste. The beer also has a strong honey note that sweetens the rest of the beer and slightly overwhelms the hops in the brew. The malts also make an appearance as a caramel sweet flavor.

The mouthfeel is fairly smooth with very little carbonation. The beer feels incredibly light for a DIPA even though it is medium bodied.

Overall, a decent beer and worth getting at least once to try, but I wasn't very impressed. Especially when there are better offerings.

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Brooklyn Blast! from Brooklyn Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 1,379 ratings.