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Brooklyn Summer Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,489 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,489
Reviews: 477
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 24
Gots: 181 | 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:
Beer added by: Sammy on 09-04-2006

Brewed in as "British Summer Ale"; lightly dry-hopped pale ale, all barley malt, 11 Plato.
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Straw with a lumpy off white head.
Bread dough with lots of flowers and lemon peel.
Light crackery malt with lemon zest hop finish.
Bit of graham cracker in the finish and lemon Starburst linger.
Light, a bit watery, crisp.

I don't know why this beer gets no love; this does exactly what it says on the tin. Brit malts definitely give it that English blonde backbone, and the citrus from Cascade and Amarillo sign through. My only issue, ironically, is the strength: plenty of English breweries can and do make this beer at 3.8%.

Easy hot weather quaffer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A - pours a very light honey color. Thick white head dissipates quickly to a light wispy cap.

S - Mostly cereal grains. Some light hop undertones. Very clean smell, but smells. Smells like a high quality adjunct.

T - Very clean and crisp. Clean cereal malt flavor and excellently balanced. Very good session beer.

M - Excellent

Overall this is a great session beer. Very light and easy drinking. Would make a great improvement to anyone looking for an quality beer on a hot day.

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Brooklyn Summer Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,489 ratings.