Brooklyn Buzz Bomb Ale - Brooklyn Brewery
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Ratings: 81 | Reviews: 59 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by bonbright7:
4.33/5 rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
I poured this growler myself at Bellport Beer as it was pouring with interesting viscosity and a milky head, which told me it was very fresh. The bright cloudy orange ale had an spicy and sweet aroma as I went for the first taste.
I was impressed as the mild foaming head fed into the body of the ale and the almost Saison meets Grand Cru-like taste emerged. There was a strong taste of clove, pepper, orange, and mild hops and yeast.
Pint after pint, the honey elements showed up in this very drinkable ale.
Serving type: growler
09-06-2010 00:49:57 | More by bonbright7
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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.