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Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

488 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 488
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.32%
Wants: 10
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dogfishandi on 02-17-2012)
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-11-2013 11:04:40 | More by Mullinger1980
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ElderBeagle

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-08-2013 17:56:48 | More by ElderBeagle
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enemyisyou

New York

4.04/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Noticed this one around for the first time today and thought I'd give it a try - found a single remaining six-pack at the local bodega.

Appearance: Dark, dark beer with a nice tan head that dissolves within minutes but leaves a bit of lace. Looks almost purple held up to the light.

Smell: Hard to get anything on the nose of this one, just some faint barley and chocolate. Not unpleasant at all.

Taste: I haven't been expecting much of Brooklyn recently - when you live here it's everywhere and it's hard not to develop a love-hate relationship with the brewery. I definitely had a 'wow' moment tasting this brew. The chocolate and coffee notes are right out there, with a bit of bitterness and creaminess. Astounding this beer is less than 5% too.

Mouthfeel: Heavier than I hoped. Like the stouts and bocks I favor, you could session-drink this one, but you'll want a lot more water than normal due to the stickiness of the mouthfeel. Quite enjoyable to drink, but, despite the low alcoholic content, hard to drink more than a few.

Overall, this is not the type of beer that I drink often, but it's a surprisingly delicious brew from a brewery that never quite gets it right (to me.) This will have to be added to my 'tasty, sub-6%- cheap' beer rotation along with Yuengling's Bock and Longtrail Ale. Too bad I don't see it around that often.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 02:43:01 | More by enemyisyou
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-05-2013 15:51:19 | More by ZEB89
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

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

Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout has a khaki, medium-to-thick head and a very dark brown (almost black) appearance, with red highlights under direct sunlight. Some thin lacing is left behind. The aroma is of dark coffee and dark chocolate, brown bread crust, and sugar, and the flavor is of the same, with some cream and black cherries. There is also some acidic sourness associated with this and a bitterness hidden in the background. Mouthfeel is medium, and Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout finishes dry, refreshing, and very easy drinking. Overall, this is delicious, and think it's one to try.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 15:14:17 | More by RonaldTheriot
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WesWes

New York

3.99/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a pitch black color with a 1/2" tan head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has a earthy, bitter, black malt scent along with a hint of roasted character and Irish stout yeast. It's quite dry, just the way it should be. The taste is good as well. It has a bone dry, black malt flavor that goes down quick and easy and finishes bitter and earthy. It's true to style and highly quaffable. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a medium bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a tasty seasonal beer. It's so smooth and sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2013 02:11:52 | More by WesWes
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-28-2013 04:56:26 | More by UltimateLivewire
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BigBarley

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +19%

04-27-2013 15:45:55 | More by BigBarley
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johntandlich

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-24-2013 02:04:28 | More by johntandlich
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GratefulJack

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19%

04-20-2013 22:11:41 | More by GratefulJack
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Vivs85

New York

4/5  rDev +12%

04-20-2013 21:53:10 | More by Vivs85
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jp312

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-20-2013 02:37:51 | More by jp312
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12%

04-18-2013 00:04:53 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.46/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours brown to black and leaves a pretty small light tan head and sparse lacing.

Aroma wise it's more like a brown ale to me, somewhat sweet and caramelly, with roasty and toasty notes.

Taste includes some brown sugar, roasty and toasty flavors, caramel, some coffee and chocolate. It's far sweeter than most dry stouts.

Body is pretty good, medium to thick, with a sweet, roasty aftertaste.

It's tasty but if I were doing the whole thing blind I would assume it was a brown ale. I'm still happy to drink it tho.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 20:34:37 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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Bung

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-15-2013 03:36:31 | More by Bung
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CreightonSM

New York

3/5  rDev -16%

04-13-2013 23:34:08 | More by CreightonSM
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JackRB

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +19%

04-13-2013 22:23:42 | More by JackRB
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -16%

04-11-2013 06:53:00 | More by beernads
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Nightwish1094

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

04-11-2013 06:12:35 | More by Nightwish1094
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MNishCT77

District of Columbia

3.36/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 bottle purchased in New Haven, CT at the end of 1/13, unknown brewing/bottling date, served in a 12 oz. mug, drank 4/10/13 over one hour.

A: 4.25 - dark brown coloration, unable to see through, one finger tan head dissipating into solid glass lacing, minimal alcohol legs --> best aspect of this beer for sure

S: 3.5 - bleh, very little aroma coming off this beer; nothing unpleasant though

T: 3 - again, there is really very little going on here, slightly earthiness but not picking up on any coffee or chocolate notes as advertised, slight bitterness offered by EKG, some unpleasant bleach-y notes; I rate pretty high, so a 3 for me is certainly below average

M: 4 -smooth, creamy, probably would be even creamier if on nitro, no alcohol flavors (expected for the sessionable style)

O: 3.5 - below average for style; I drank it alongside with my dry Irish stout homebrew; I really like Brooklyn's stouts, especially their BCS (see my review for glorious praise) and Black Ops, but this one was really underwhelming due to the lack of dry coffee and chocolate notes as advertised; I wouldn't purchase this again, but, if offered, I certainly wouldn't turn it down either

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 03:54:10 | More by MNishCT77
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nasastrums

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-10-2013 02:59:27 | More by nasastrums
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jdibbs

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-09-2013 00:18:22 | More by jdibbs
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scootny

New York

4.14/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A thick rich head with some staying power and a good amount of lace from a too cold bottle. Opaque dark brown with a tinge of red. Smell is well roasted barley with a healthy ale fruitiness.
It blossoms as it warms and gives a good bouquet with a coffee like profile. A bit of dough. Some sweet molasses notes flow in here and there. Taste is like the name. Dark roasted grain front with a lots of coffee and charred grains. Sweetness is of the burnt variety and fleeting at that. Finish is short and earthy with lots of dark grains and a touch of ale yeast. Very smooth drinking. Feel is crisp and light with well proportioned carbonation that lends itself to sessioning. A very good representation of the style that is an excellent session beer with a full flavor.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2013 00:43:22 | More by scootny
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pin

Australia

3/5  rDev -16%

04-06-2013 04:57:53 | More by pin
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blmar311

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -9%

04-06-2013 00:50:10 | More by blmar311
Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
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