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Brooklyn American Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn American AleBrooklyn American Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

10 Reviews
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Reviews: 10
Hads: 56
Avg: 3.28
pDev: 33.23%
Wants: 1
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) | 4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tempest on 05-02-2009

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Reviews: 10 | Hads: 56
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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2.91/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

355 ml bottle, BB date 01/05/16, bought in a supermarket in Helsinki.
Clear, yellow; this is pale ale. Nice moderately persistent head. Pouring, the sound is perfect.
The smell is pleasant but not very strong, herbs and some citrus.
The taste is there, but not sufficiently strong. Hoppiness comes through rather blandly, but continues smoothly.
Feels slightly thin, perhaps watery.
Overall, a good start but disappointing finish.

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.83/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A friend shared a few bottles of this export-only beer. The label reads it's a mix of chinook and cascade hops for Sinebrychoffin in Finland. This beer reminds me of an English ESB (with American hops). There's a mellow caramel and bread crust malt profile followed by bigger pine and citrus hops with a herbal twist from the chinook. Very tasty and drinkable. This a great session ale I wish we had in the U.S.

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3.59/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden liquid with a Huge white head and a ton of lace. Lovely. Nose is earthy and citrus. Light sweetness. Taste is light malt sweetnes with an earthy and citrusy hop combination. Notes of caramel and bread. Feel is crisply carbonated and refreshing. An easy drinking brew with a low abv that allows long hours of session drinking. Not earth shaking but solid brew that you can hand to a macro swilling friend and watch the lights go on. Nice.

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.83/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pale yellow, bubbly. Pours a small one finger head that recedes very quickly.

Aroma: Flowery hops with a hint of honey sweetness. Refreshing.

Taste: Quite light, but rather drinkable. Has characteristics of a hoppy lager rather than an APA in fact. The hops give way to a light malty sweetness, with some citrus undertones.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body, medium carbonation

Overall: It's okay, but nothing amazing. A nice session ale, which I've in fact often had in bars in Helsinki, as you can get it in quite a few places. Decent value for money.

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.52/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottled
Golden body, white surface bubble head that covers about 90%
Nice citra/citrus sherbert aroma
There is a hoppy citrus start and then malt body then it goes watery
it's thin
Not terrible but as unbalanced as your average Jack Nicholson character

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look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Brooklyn American Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.