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Brooklyn Blast! - Brooklyn Brewery

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1,225 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,225
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 60
Gots: 93 | 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%

Kelp, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

smooth_aleing, Feb 01, 2014
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tommy5, Feb 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Ptzy13, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

soroka24, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4.01/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy pale orange with a little vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Grapefruit, tangerine, fruity, caramel, toasted, earthy, and some orange too.

Taste: Same as above with balance between hops and malt with a little booze and mild hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, tingly hop bitterness, medium bodied, low to medium carbonation, and a little chewy.

Overall: Pretty solid DIPA. It was a blast.

Flounder57, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

FirstBrewsoon, Jan 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19%

magnusdave, Jan 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

sgregory, Jan 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

thudean, Jan 26, 2014
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Thedrizzle, Jan 26, 2014
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BigTrubble, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

jfcaa193, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

ribbit, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Ilovelampandbeer, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of brewtus
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours orange, hazy, single finger white head. Smell is hoppy, English style malt, pine, lemon, strawberry, peach. Taste starts with some subtle berry flavors, piney, sweet hops, English malt again, very well balanced though. Mouthfeel is not too thick, or thin, just right. Overall a nice balance between west coast ipa and English style ipa, I'd say that's the easiest way to describe it. Very easy to drink, bold flavors that aren't overpowering. Pretty unique but very delicious and worth trying for sure.

brewtus, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of FickleBeast
4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a nonic

Pours a pale copper color with a finger of foam that fades quickly. Aroma is fantastic, full of pine and spruce and grapefruit and a hint of papaya.

First sip is a rush of tropical hop flavors with suprisingly little bitterness. I pick up a lot of papaya and pineapple. This is full of hop flavor and I'm totally digging it. There is no harsh bitter finish, and the malt sweetness fades to the background and complements rather than overwhelms the hop centric nature of this beer.

I'm very pleased with this beer. I'd certainly like to pick up another 4 pack the next time it is released, to see how it compares. Regardless, I would order this if I see it on tap somewhere.

FickleBeast, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

samibr, Jan 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

bkwhoppa66, Jan 21, 2014
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KTien, Jan 21, 2014
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ejane, Jan 20, 2014
Photo of DrDemento456
4.3/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Was able to snag a single of this at Vintage Estate. Always love a new (affordable) Brooklyn offering!

A - Has a very solid deep amber brown color with a 1/2 inch of white head that sticks around for quite a bit. Lacing is stellar.
S - Best part of a DIPA I can smell the hops from my desk! Juicy sharp pineapple hops and citrus hops blast. Very solid with a bready malty backround.
T - I look for two things in my DIPA's and yes this one meets my first perfectly the ABV is super well hidden with no evident ethanol to the taste. The hops have a great taste mostly sweet rather than bitter and not very sharp. A very easy going and drinkable experience.
M - It's smooth never really going over medium bodied. Flavor is constant and enjoyable.

Overall a very solid DIPA that I would totally have again. Balanced hop/malt flavor and massive ABV.


DrDemento456, Jan 20, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

best before june 2014. Poured into tall pilsner glass. Foamy head that settles down to a quarter inch of white film. Smell of pine and citrus. The taste is mostly citrus although on the mild side. Some evidence of bready malts. Carbonation is medium and bitterness is low. This beer is easy drinking and it hard to believe that its 8.4% abv Very nice brew I'm impressed.

sfsean28, Jan 20, 2014
Brooklyn Blast! from Brooklyn Brewery
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