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Brooklyn Summer Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,292 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,292
Reviews: 463
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 23
Gots: 85 | FT: 0
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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302BeerGuy

Delaware

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Phenomenal! In my opinion it is probably, if not, the best Summer Ale out there. Bright golden in color, and very easy drinking. Clean, crisp, and refreshing. Very distinctive lemony or citrus like after taste. Unfortunately I only had 2, but I wish I had more! If you haven't tried it, do so. This stuff is GOOD!

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 21:40:55 | More by 302BeerGuy
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-21-2014 19:54:52 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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icw70

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-21-2014 05:04:01 | More by icw70
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colsandurz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-20-2014 22:45:06 | More by colsandurz
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j0hnc2468

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-20-2014 00:49:22 | More by j0hnc2468
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REY_CORTEZ

New York

1/5  rDev -72%

06-19-2014 18:32:24 | More by REY_CORTEZ
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ejas4816


3/5  rDev -16%

06-19-2014 05:45:58 | More by ejas4816
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-19-2014 02:23:50 | More by wrightst
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ChrisFischer

Florida

4/5  rDev +12%

06-17-2014 21:25:00 | More by ChrisFischer
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PattyLeit


3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-17-2014 01:45:41 | More by PattyLeit
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Mikestein

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-17-2014 01:30:53 | More by Mikestein
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cbuckl14

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -30%

06-17-2014 01:30:29 | More by cbuckl14
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mmmbeerNY

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-16-2014 03:52:39 | More by mmmbeerNY
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wieshefe17

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-16-2014 00:20:22 | More by wieshefe17
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Extol

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-15-2014 20:07:46 | More by Extol
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Plissken

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -16%

06-15-2014 19:56:17 | More by Plissken
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The_Cakeater

New York

4/5  rDev +12%

06-15-2014 02:40:35 | More by The_Cakeater
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.51/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from Harvest Market
Crystal clear medium golden color with a huge frothy bone white head that persists forever. Aromas of bread sweet pilsner malt offset with some floral and spicy hops and just a touch of earth. The flavor follows the aroma. Sweet bready malt with enough spicy hop to balance but add a bit of non descript fruit. Light to medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation and a bit of a watery mouthfeel. Nice enough easy drinking beer, I prefer a bit more flavor and body, but this would do fairly well on a sweltering summers day.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 01:07:34 | More by johnnnniee
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Ultimate

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-14-2014 22:14:43 | More by Ultimate
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rderedin

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-14-2014 21:22:37 | More by rderedin
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josephwa

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12%

06-14-2014 18:09:55 | More by josephwa
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance is a golden straw with less than a finger of head that dissipated quickly. The nose is very mild with no distinct notes at all. The flavor profile is quite light with some malty flavor but nothing terribly exciting. The dry finish is the highlight of this offering.

Like many summer ales, this offering is quite sessionable. The problem is that the flavor really isn’t there.

Serving type: on-tap

06-14-2014 15:54:29 | More by 57md
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PPSchwa

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

06-13-2014 15:43:59 | More by PPSchwa
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innominat

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-13-2014 15:34:04 | More by innominat
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vecet911

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +19%

06-13-2014 01:04:33 | More by vecet911
Brooklyn Summer Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,292 ratings.