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Brooklyn American Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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36 Ratings
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | 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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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev +17.5%
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.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2009 05:42:17 | More by tempest
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dmorgan310

Panama

3/5  rDev -8%

02-04-2012 03:48:05 | More by dmorgan310
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LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

07-07-2013 17:32:10 | More by LoveStout
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dar482

New York

3.65/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2013 07:20:30 | More by dar482
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +22.7%

10-11-2012 01:26:46 | More by hockeyfighter19
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JRed

New Jersey

3.18/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours transparent orange with white head. Aroma of subtle spicy hop character, barley, and grain. Sweet malt towards the finish and a note in that malt that I am not a fan of. Maybe some adjunct possibly. Light in body and mouthfeel. Brooklyn's take on the American Ale is worth noting but I don't quite understand its purpose. A craft brewery putting money to make their product worse. Macro drinkers will keep reaching for Bud/Coors and Craft drinkers will try this once and then shy away from it.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2009 15:00:45 | More by JRed
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Benesi88

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

06-22-2014 03:05:34 | More by Benesi88
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KillaB

Illinois

3/5  rDev -8%

01-29-2013 08:58:46 | More by KillaB
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TR0219

Florida

3/5  rDev -8%

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

Serbia

2/5  rDev -38.7%

09-18-2013 16:50:45 | More by gnikola
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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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baconman91

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

06-07-2012 14:35:14 | More by baconman91
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Arborescence

Finland

3.29/5  rDev +0.9%
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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Finland

3/5  rDev -8%

05-16-2012 11:31:24 | More by petluo
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osant37

New York

3/5  rDev -8%

01-19-2014 23:58:34 | More by osant37
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Mini4x

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

04-18-2014 16:23:45 | More by Mini4x
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KevinDanger23

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +15%

11-07-2013 18:40:12 | More by KevinDanger23
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fortheunheard

New York

4/5  rDev +22.7%

01-26-2012 22:15:36 | More by fortheunheard
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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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Bellonc

Spain

3.75/5  rDev +15%

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

New York

4.25/5  rDev +30.4%

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


2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

06-17-2014 01:35:05 | More by ToddMopps
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Brooklyn American Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.