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Brooklyn Summer Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,429 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,429
Reviews: 472
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 25
Gots: 142 | 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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3/5  rDev -16%

enelson, Jul 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

Tpsauer, Jul 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

Sjorge3442, Jul 24, 2012
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3.38/5  rDev -5.3%

A - clear and bubbly golden, one finger of head dissipated fairly quickly to a thin cover
S - mild citrus and leafiness with raw grain and light toasted bread
T - herbal and leafy hops up front, very subtle citrus undertones, toasted grainy malt background, and some adjunct like flavour
M - light and refreshing, decent carbonation kick, finishes just a little dry
O - the flavours are just not bright enough here, gets drowned by a typical average lager/ale flavor for the most part, its a little better than average but not by much

joemcgrath27, Jul 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

travishardy929, Jul 23, 2012
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1/5  rDev -72%

phishinNYC, Jul 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Japple, Jul 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

eseemiller, Jul 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

XavierMuskies, Jul 21, 2012
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3.13/5  rDev -12.3%

12oz bottle into Duvel artist tulip

A - clear, straw yellow. Moderate head with a vigorous pour that fades quickly. Mild lacing.

S - very typical "summer" beer aroma. Sweet malt with hints on lemons and other light smells. Not a strong nose but present thankfully.

T - lemons first. pale malt body carries it through the quaff (i hate that word). Faint bitterness mixed with lemons finish it off nicely. Easy drinking if a little lack luster.

M - Light. Easy on the palate as most summer beers are. I should have tried this in cans as it is ideally suited for coolers at the beach/pool.

O - for the style, its fair to average. For a good summer beer with some flavor its slightly better than most of the drivel I've tried over the years. Not bad, so long as you drink it for what it is.

Momar42, Jul 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

hawkon, Jul 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

Mikel772, Jul 19, 2012
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mtsmith1, Jul 15, 2012
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trocketsauced, Jul 14, 2012
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jtw21, Jul 13, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23%

Cooper, Jul 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

Franticc, Jul 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

mbatta7, Jul 12, 2012
Brooklyn Summer Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,429 ratings.