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Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout - Brooklyn Brewery

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519 Ratings

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Ratings: 519
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 12
Gots: 29 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

paulytasker, Jun 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

ArsMoriendiOU818, Jun 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

flyingPharmacist, Jun 05, 2014
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3.14/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Purchased at the LCBO served at 8deg C in a tulip glass

A- Very good. Opens well and pours dark

S- Pretty good. Malty that's for sure. Caramel

T- Not so good. Dry yes flavor no. Sorry but this one is a dud

M- Not so good. Dry and tart. Not stout material at all

O- Not so good. This rating is higher than I should give.

Food Pairing

This unusual beer would go well with... grilled cheese sandwiches


DaveBar, May 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Latarnik, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Maltyduo, May 24, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Very dark pour but with a very light head. The smell was mostly of sweet malt and a little bit of floral notes on the end. The taste was a lot of heavy caramel flavor with the floral hops cutting the end for a clean refreshing finish. The biggest problem I had with the beer is that it was very thin for a stout. Overall I thought it was an interesting take on stouts and thought it was worth the try.

WhiteHillsStore, May 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

kraticus41, May 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

DuffDaddy, May 15, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving Type: 12oz bottle in a pint glass.

Appearance: This pours a dark brown, with little foam.

Smell: Maybe a slightly roasted aroma, but nothing much to speak of.

Taste: Roasty, nutty, bitter. More full flavored than a typical Irish stout. Very good.

Mouthfeel: Very light, medium-high carbonation. Goes down easy as expected.

Overall: I am a big fan of Irish stouts. This is a great American, non-nitro take on the style. Relatively straightforward but still very rewarding.

gabrielsyme, May 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

RegularSam, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Molson2000, May 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

kilobees, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

chefjohn15, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

WiserBud, May 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

cheesepuffs, May 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Whsrickqb12, May 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

ilikebeer03, May 03, 2014
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2.54/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours an opaque black with a fizzy khaki mousse that disappears within seconds.

S: Very neutral on the nose-subtle scents of roasted grain, cream, coffee, and leather are barely noticeable even after the beer starts to warm.

T: Fleeting impressions of coffee, cocoa, vanilla bean, leather, caramel, heavy cream, and roasted grain are overpowered by a chalkiness that is very much out of place in a beer of this style. The finish is laden with a harsh minerality which renders the subtle notes of roasted grain and coffee barely perceptible.

M: Fairly full in body and typically dry. Carbonation is intense and prickly for the style. If it were toned down just a bit, this would be spot on in terms of texture.

O: I really hope this is a bad bottle because very little about this beer reminds me of some of the better Irish dry stouts on the market. I tend to be a fan of Brooklyn Brewery, but some of their recent products concern me. This one is a real bummer, doing little to assuage my fears that the quality of the brewery's output has been slipping over the past couple of years.

mrfrancis, May 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Kroehny_Loves_Hops, May 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Uniobrew31, Apr 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

TheBigBoy, Apr 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

anhigdon, Apr 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

zdeck37, Apr 29, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Johnroby, Apr 27, 2014
Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 519 ratings.