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Brooklyn American Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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76
okay

38 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 15.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tempest on 05-02-2009)
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Reviews by TheGrunt:
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TheGrunt

Finland

2.33/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This was clearly a dissapointment. I like other Brooklyn products I've tasted and Local 2 is one of my favourites.

Appearance is not that bad, little haziness copperish color. I didn't get much foam after pouring.

Smell is rather unappealing, sort of damp. I can't quite locate the smell, but somehow it's not that great. Sure, some hops but frankly - IMO it smells bad.

Taste is also very unappealing. It's somehow metallic and very mild. No hops, malt, booze. Nothing. Very bland. Mouthfeel goes to same direction.

So, this beer probably goes nicely in bar with having nice time with friends and perhaps straight from the bottle. But from the "serious" beer tasting point of view, this is at most average beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2012 17:58:55 | More by TheGrunt
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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

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The hop profile is quite smooth, so it almost seems like it adjunct with wheat. There is a light hop start and then it has a bread and caramel profile and has a really good smooth malty finish. The malty clean finish is quite nice.

This is a great summer beer. I do prefer more hoppy beers, but the smooth and wonderful malty clean finish is done really well.

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Brooklyn American Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.