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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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5/5  rDev +40.1%

Alpho91, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

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benj1123, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

benloho, Jul 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

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4/5  rDev +12%

CK319, Jul 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

JohnK17, Jul 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +40.1%

Bdrake28, Jul 28, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Deep gold/amber. Foamy off-white head with LOTS of effervescence. Lacing down the sides of glass with a thin white cap of retention.

Aroma: Very fruity with a slight hop aroma. Very nice.

Taste: Tart & spicy, salty, clean. Reminds me of Columbus Brewing Company's Summer Teeth Kellerbier; but filtered, with lots of bubbles, and not as slick. Hints of apple and pear.

Mouthfeel: Mid-to-light weight, very astringent and clean.

Overall: Light, fruity, astringent. Well-carbonated (but not overly so). A well-balanced craft summer ale. Would buy again.

SaltofOH, Jul 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

NYR_Rob, Jul 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

rydev24, Jul 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

bradb717, Jul 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

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Rastrano, Jul 26, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving Type: 355 mL bottle poured into a Brooklyn Brewery tulip pint glass.

Appearance: Fizzy head dissipating to a light haze with minimal lacing. Clear, pale golden color.

Smell: Full cereal malt aroma with slight citrus and resin of hops.

Taste: Malty bread flavor with gentle underlying citrus rind from hops and a slight (and pleasant) tendency towards saltiness. Semidry finish.

Mouthfeel: Clean, slightly creamy. Lightly carbonated.

Overall: Light and refreshing, but complex enough to be a more enjoyable summer seasonal, especially with its slightly savory, salty flavors.

HipCzech, Jul 26, 2014
Brooklyn Summer Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,436 ratings.