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Brooklyn Summer Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,436 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,436
Reviews: 473
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 25
Gots: 149 | 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
Photo of barczar
3.64/5  rDev +2%

A month past it's best by date. First gusher I've had from a can. Aroma is floral and bready, with a touch of earthy hops and a hint of orange peel. Flavor is slightly sweet, almost honey-like, and bready, malt dominant, with minerally notes, a hint of lemon, and herbal hops adding intrigue. Finishes fairly clean, with light bitterness. Seems a bit hollow at the finish.

barczar, Yesterday at 03:07 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

drews240, Sunday at 10:12 PM
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3.96/5  rDev +10.9%

bmoraymond, Thursday at 08:54 PM
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3.44/5  rDev -3.6%

LooseMoose1978, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of Forgottensaints
3/5  rDev -16%

Had a pitcher of this with my bro in law this past summer. It was really nice, very refreshing. Lemony taste great carbonation. But the lemon taste got to us and we had to switch it up in the next pitcher

Forgottensaints, Sep 19, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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3.52/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

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Brooklyn Summer Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,436 ratings.