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Brooklyn American Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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77
okay

39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 15.03%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | 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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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-23-2013 01:45:13 | More by yuenglingade
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Mikkiicky

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

06-08-2013 21:16:43 | More by Mikkiicky
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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev +17.5%

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.

05-02-2009 05:42:17 | More by tempest
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Skibum211

Vermont

3/5  rDev -8%

09-28-2013 19:37:51 | More by Skibum211
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db12

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

07-16-2013 00:32:12 | More by db12
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spazx

New York

4.25/5  rDev +30.4%

04-09-2014 01:57:17 | More by spazx
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Arborescence

Finland

3.29/5  rDev +0.9%

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.

07-22-2013 16:36:29 | More by Arborescence
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gnikola

Serbia

2/5  rDev -38.7%

09-18-2013 16:50:45 | More by gnikola
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Ropowers3

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

07-23-2014 21:36:36 | More by Ropowers3
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voornstar

Texas

3/5  rDev -8%

11-28-2011 02:39:08 | More by voornstar
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TR0219

Florida

3/5  rDev -8%

10-13-2013 18:34:41 | More by TR0219
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Bobcat

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +15%

12-03-2013 21:23:27 | More by Bobcat
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cowineaux

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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dar482

New York

3.65/5  rDev +12%

This is quite a decent beer that Brooklyn has made.

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.

04-26-2013 07:20:30 | More by dar482
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KillaB

Illinois

3/5  rDev -8%

01-29-2013 08:58:46 | More by KillaB
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JTuomi

Finland

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-26-2013 18:40:48 | More by JTuomi
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dawardster

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +15%

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ToddMopps

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

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Bellonc

Spain

3.75/5  rDev +15%

06-28-2013 19:36:43 | More by Bellonc
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

07-20-2014 19:19:28 | More by Howlader
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bmaggot

Lithuania

3.75/5  rDev +15%

08-30-2014 17:42:29 | More by bmaggot
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cancino45

California

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

09-04-2012 03:24:20 | More by cancino45
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petluo

Finland

3/5  rDev -8%

05-16-2012 11:31:24 | More by petluo
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TheGrunt

Finland

2.33/5  rDev -28.5%

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.

04-21-2012 17:58:55 | More by TheGrunt
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Brooklyn American Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.