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Brooklyn Summer Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
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1,476 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Ratings: 1,476
Reviews: 476
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 25
Gots: 166 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in as "British Summer Ale"; lightly dry-hopped pale ale, all barley malt, 11 Plato.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 09-04-2006)
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Photo of bassboneman
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Brooklyn Summer is one of the beers I like the most from this brewery.
It is light, without being vacant of flavor! It has a citrus-ee note but not like Sam Adams.
It is smoother and more refined than Sam's Summer Ale - especially on the finish!
The mouth-feel is alive and bright - like a lager.
This pairs well with grilled veggies and lighter fare - chicken/fish. Not that I would throw it away if having it with a burger or steak :o)
So far..this is one of my favorite beer surprises this summer season!
Sam

bassboneman, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

pwdiamond, Monday at 10:18 PM
Photo of predikit
4/5  rDev +12%

Pours a clear gold with a bright white head that recedes fairly quickly, leaves behind quite a bit of lacing.

Can smell the barley here, but my nose isn't working right at the moment, so I may revisit this later to edit. Since nose isn't working right, tongue may be compromised as well.

Tastes pleasantly of orange, and some spice shows up as well. Possibly coriander, the taste is sweet to start then the malty character shows up through the middle and finish.

Not bitter in the slightest, light bodied, light carbonation, would consider this a great brew to enjoy on a hot day.

predikit, Monday at 01:15 AM
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Brooklyn Summer Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,476 ratings.