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Brooklyn Winter Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

955 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 955
Reviews: 463
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 17
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brooklyn completely changed the recipe in 2006. It’s now a Scottish-style ale. Brewmaster Garrett Oliver explained to us that: “There are no spices at all. Good British floor malts and hops along with our yeast strain account for all the flavors. It has a Scottish-style cooler fermentation, which pushes malt to the forefront rather than fruitiness.” It was brewed with Scottish Floor-malted Maris Otter, English crystal malts, Belgian Aromatic malt, American roasted malts, American oats and hopped with Willamette.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-02-2006)
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.7%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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North Carolina

2/5  rDev -44.4%

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StuyBeerGuy

New York

3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I bought this winter season beer on sale because the store must have found a few crates in a corner during spring cleaning. Initially, I was hesitant that they must have been on sale because brew aficionados would not purchase them otherwise, fortunately, the taste proved I just happened to have found a good deal.

The beer pours thick and has a slight white head. While I enjoyed the burnt toffee smell my nose could just barely discern. The mouthfeel feel is front heavy and short with powerful malt flavors reminiscent of a light Scottish ale. The burnt toffee notes linger on the palate pleasantly.

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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New Jersey

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Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.7%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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New York

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Brooklyn Winter Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 955 ratings.