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Brooklyn Summer Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,302 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,302
Reviews: 465
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 23
Gots: 87 | 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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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

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Georgia

3/5  rDev -16%

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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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four91

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-18-2013 00:35:19 | More by four91
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3/5  rDev -16%

06-17-2013 15:18:44 | More by Kyrojack
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jibjib513

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16%

06-17-2013 13:12:02 | More by jibjib513
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marybrooke

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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kbedz

Texas

4/5  rDev +12%

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mjm47

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4/5  rDev +12%

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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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MPPHISH

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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b1515152004

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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MGodduclan5

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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Sarah257

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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samibr

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-12-2013 23:21:00 | More by samibr
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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bubseymour

Maryland

4/5  rDev +12%

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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.33/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance- Served a medium golden amber colored brew with a small white head. The head fades quite fast leaving only a trace level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is sweet and citrusy. A little bit of breadiness and wheat is mixed with a good dose of sweet lemon and grapefruit as well as an orange smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a slightly grainy and malty taste with some flavors of lemon upfront. The lemon is on the slightly sweeter side up front, but sours more as the taste advances to the end. Along with the souring in the taste so too comes flavors of a more bitter hoppy flavor. The hop are of a herbal and citrus nature, leaving a odd bitter but sour taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is thinner then average in creaminess and thickness with a carbonation level that is rather average. Both are good for the style of the beer and create a light refreshing feel overall.

Overall – Not bad, but a little too much bitterness which takes away slightly from the more refreshing characteristics of the brew.

Serving type: on-tap

06-11-2013 21:24:18 | More by Darkmagus82
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +40.1%

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wonothesane42

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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New York

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Pennsylvania

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Kerrie

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -9%

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Brooklyn Summer Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,302 ratings.