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Brooklyn Blue Smoke Blend - Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn Blue Smoke Blend
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BA SCORE
82
good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gregc on 08-07-2008)
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Oregon

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Oregon

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +31.6%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Liverpool08

Massachusetts

4.22/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had at Citi Field at a Mets-DBacks game from Blue Smoke.
Shows up as a dark ruby brown, nice white head. Nice sweet malty, biscuit flavor. A really nice sweet caramel malt flavor. This is a great beer to pair with spicy tangy bbq. Very smooth to drink, light carbonation. One could drink several of this with a rack of Ribs. Great example of creating a beer to go with a food style.

Serving type: on-tap

08-03-2010 00:01:16 | More by Liverpool08
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mjaskula

New York

2.88/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Reviewed from notes. Had this one at CitiField at a Mets - Cubs game.

Served in a plastic cup. Pours golden with a white head that sticks around.

Aroma is faint, with some malt sweetness apparent. Flavor is complex, but not interesting. It is malty, crisp, and biscuity, with some alcohol flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

04-28-2010 02:33:38 | More by mjaskula
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Amalak

New York

3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I had this on tap at Blue Smoke in NYC. I don't know if I would classify it as an ESB. It's actually very sweet...very floral and fruity. Has a strong citrus taste that, quite frankly goes perfect with the ribs and pulled pork at Blue Smoke.

This is an average beer by itself, but I do think that it blends perfectly with the meal served at the restaurant and since this isn't a mass produced brew, that's the point. So I would give it a solid B, though I would not buy a six pack of this.

Serving type: on-tap

01-11-2010 15:43:37 | More by Amalak
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LilBeerDoctor

New York

2.63/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Citi Field. This is the worst of the 3 Brooklyn beers available at Citi Field. Pours a clear orange with a thick white head. Watery palate, very carbonated, and bland. Not very flavorful at all, just generic sweet caramel malt. It's drinkable, sure, but certainly not worth the $7.50.

Serving type: on-tap

08-27-2009 01:31:07 | More by LilBeerDoctor
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CHickman

New York

2.68/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on tap at Blue Smoke in NYC; poured an amber/copper color with a 1/2 inch tan creamy head, and smelled of sweet malt. Tastes malty and sweet like caramel and malt, with an almost musky / skunky end that has a slight hop and spice flavor in the finish.

Decent beer with an overall malty taste and medium carbonation that went down smooth, but nothing special. This brew is not as good as some of the other Brooklyn Brewery beers created for specific NYC restaurants such as the Brooklyn Brewery's Shackmeister Ale or especially the Brooklyn Brewmaster's Reserve Cuvee de Cardoz (which is excellent).

Serving type: on-tap

08-19-2009 02:29:20 | More by CHickman
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PEBKAC

New York

3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Growler fill from New Beer Distributors into my off-centered DFH tumbler.

Two inches of lumpy, off-white foam atop a perfectly clear honey copper body. Isolated, inkblot lace.

Smell is toasted caramel & doughy malt, & a backend spiced with pepper & fresh herbal hop notes.

Taste is simple cracker-ish sweetness, slightly soured mash, salt, & a bittergreen & chalked finish that doesn't linger.

Carbonation is right where I need it. Body gives a feel of hard water.

Plenty easy. Don't think it's quite strong enough BBQ lubricant though.

Serving type: growler

02-14-2009 01:15:14 | More by PEBKAC
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gregc

New York

4.2/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

From what i understand, this is only available at Blue Smoke in Manhattan. A blend of two Brooklyn Brewery Beers.

Amber brown colored ale, with a nice lasting head and nice lacing.

Smells is floral, malty, some fruit coming through and some caramel.

Taste is similair nice floral hops, bitter malts very smooth finish. The perfect beer to drink with smoked meats.

Mouthfeel is smooth, very drinkable beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-07-2008 20:40:20 | More by gregc
Brooklyn Blue Smoke Blend from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.