Brooklyn Buzz Bomb Ale - Brooklyn Brewery
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Ratings: 81 | Reviews: 59 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Torps:
3.68/5 rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at Brooklyn Brewery...
Pours a golden amber color, leaning more towards yellow than anything. Nice 1 finger head with light lacing.
Aroma is sweet. Predominantly yeast, perhaps some citrus and lemon with a bit of hops presence.
Taste is sweet and tart. The yeast shines along with the honey(same as is used in Brooklyn 2) and citrusy hops. Its a bit like lemon Ricola throat drops to be honest.
Mouthfeel is good with the right amount of carbonation as far as I'm concerned. Not too cloying overall and I could definitely session this one.
Serving type: on-tap
05-30-2010 18:27:19 | More by Torps
More User Reviews:
3.13/5 rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
This brew poured out as a nice golden orange color with a thin white head on top. The smell of the beer was sweet and had some other aromas coming off of it. The taste of the beer was decent. I was hoping to get a little more of the sweetness from the honey but for some reason I struggled to get any. The mouthfeel was ok, It was a little on the light side I thought. Overall not my favorite Braggot ale but I was happy to try it.
Serving type: on-tap
11-18-2011 21:48:14 | More by Knapp85
3.53/5 rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
honey colored amber with no head and no lace. The color on this was simply gourgeous, I had not seen anything this shade before, quite stunning actually.
The smell was strong with alcohol straight from the start. Once you got past that, there were very subtle honey aromas and hints of nutmeg and cinnamon. A nice bready grain presence as well as grapes, pears, and a bit of fig could be detected, again though, lots of alcohol on the nose right from the start. The first impression of the taste was hot damn this is strong! Had a definate mead like feel and taste about it. Flavors were were overshadowed a bit by the alcohol. which you really needed to fight your way through. I could detect the ever so slight hint of honey, and alot of the grape flavor in it. Hints of peaches or pears could be detected as well as alot of winter like spices, nutmeg, cinnamon, etc.
Serving type: growler
06-15-2011 03:07:19 | More by mikesgroove
Brooklyn Buzz Bomb Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.