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Brooklyn Blast! - Brooklyn Brewery

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1,125 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,125
Reviews: 293
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 55
Gots: 65 | 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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BeerOps

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

05-31-2012 03:13:43 | More by BeerOps
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jstewart1130

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

05-28-2012 03:53:32 | More by jstewart1130
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Falcone

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-25-2012 03:44:10 | More by Falcone
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erha2

New York

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

05-23-2012 20:51:49 | More by erha2
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TimPell

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

05-23-2012 20:47:20 | More by TimPell
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Pete27lax

New York

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

05-23-2012 00:13:24 | More by Pete27lax
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THECPJ

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

05-22-2012 21:49:09 | More by THECPJ
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gunclubchris

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-21-2012 00:38:54 | More by gunclubchris
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videofrog

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

05-19-2012 16:55:53 | More by videofrog
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seeswo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

05-18-2012 22:07:46 | More by seeswo
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

05-14-2012 16:27:42 | More by smutty33
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Polasiuss

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

05-14-2012 04:15:24 | More by Polasiuss
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InsuranceGuy

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

05-09-2012 20:24:15 | More by InsuranceGuy
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

05-05-2012 04:30:24 | More by Archemedies
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JaeTea

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

05-04-2012 02:24:41 | More by JaeTea
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-03-2012 17:57:37 | More by TheRuss9585
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a chalice: color is copper, transparent; head is off white and bright white intermingled, fine bubbles and froth that present 1/2 inch thick, then dissipate to a top and ring with some banded lacing on the glass.

Smell is where this beer brings you in, even cold its got a kick, hops are earthy then powerfully floral with some citrus, pine is intermingled; malt sweetness is subtle and clean in the nose.

Taste is definitely a great malt - hop interplay: hops commence at first, kicking the earthy, pine flavors then overtaken by the floral and light citrus flavors; malt is clean, not sweet, not cloying, nice touch of caramel is noted, providing some backbone to the hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel is really well done for an ale of this strength,, again the malt-hop interplay works so well together, mild sweetness compensates the big bitter bites, nice dry finish with flavors sitting throughout the mouth.

Overall, a great ale, great hop/malt balance and flavor, one of my favorites that I was very excited to find in bottles.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2012 01:02:53 | More by mvanaskie13
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ricksrealm

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-30-2012 16:52:07 | More by ricksrealm
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barczar

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear deep straw/golden color with a solid ivory head that has lingered a good 5 minutes without dissipation. Rockin.

Aroma is amarillo hops all the way... Undertones of citrus, grapefruit and pineapple, with fresh cut grass, onion, and resin adding complexity.

There's a bit of astringency present, but aside from that, grapefruit, mango, and pith flavors dominate, with a nice malt sweetness that doesn't add flavor, merely supporting the hops into the slightly peppery finish.

Body is on the heavy side, with a moderate amount of carbonation. Alcohol warmth present but not offensive.

Overall, love the aroma, and the flavor is not indicative of the alcohol strength. Very drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

04-30-2012 01:30:27 | More by barczar
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Njstoutlover23

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-28-2012 03:33:54 | More by Njstoutlover23
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emerge077

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Fischman's Liquors. It's about time Chicago got this...

Looked to be a 10-12 oz. pour in a fluted tulip glass. It arrived with a sizable head of creamy off white foam. Brightly clear saturated orange color with visible carbonation trails rising. It leaves concentric rings of lace in the glass.

Pungent orange citrus aroma, fresh and slightly sweet.

Flavors of fruity hops and light grassy bitterness, fairly medium to light bodied for a double IPA. Grapefruit peel and a light tropical element, though not well defined. Light to medium bitterness level in the dry aftertaste. Well balanced and very drinkable. Would try this again.

Serving type: on-tap

04-27-2012 03:22:35 | More by emerge077
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cowboy83

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-25-2012 20:34:53 | More by cowboy83
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vfgccp

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-25-2012 15:31:59 | More by vfgccp
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fDOTbear

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-20-2012 14:57:40 | More by fDOTbear
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MikeConklin

New York

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-18-2012 01:44:12 | More by MikeConklin
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