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Brooklyn Ale / Pennant Ale '55 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,393 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,393
Reviews: 614
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 25
Gots: 78 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-06-2001)
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Todd

Colorado

4/5  rDev +10.5%

Presentation: 12oz brown bottle. Freshness date cleary marked.

Appearance: A rich looking, bright chestnut coloured beer with a creamy, patchy and sticky off-white head.

Smell: Malty sweet and fruity in the nose with a complex hop aroma.

Taste: A very malty brew with a sweet profile and smooth overall feel on the palate. Grape and passion fruit flavours come to the front, followed by dextrin sweetness and light toasted/biscuit malt background flavours. Hops strike with an assertive citrus bite, crisp dryness and distinct coarse/raw herbal flavours and oils. Finishes a bit dry with a tea-like sweetness.

Notes: A classic example of (an American made) English Pale Ale. Very true to the style. Brooklyn's tribute to the world champion Brooklyn baseball team.

05-06-2001 00:00:01 | More by Todd
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

09-01-2014 21:37:11 | More by sgttibbs
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

09-01-2014 14:39:19 | More by LutherBrau
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-31-2014 17:29:01 | More by whojim
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3.68/5  rDev +1.7%

08-28-2014 21:00:59 | More by Matt_Lutz
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-28-2014 20:57:41 | More by nodder
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New York

3/5  rDev -17.1%

08-28-2014 16:10:56 | More by malfunxion
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Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +6.1%

08-27-2014 21:44:23 | More by misternebbie
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United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

08-27-2014 20:39:03 | More by stephenlee
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California

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

08-25-2014 22:37:02 | More by getkrunkhoe
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Pennsylvania

3.24/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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Pennsylvania

3.52/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.2/5  rDev -11.6%

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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

I was pleasantly surprised after pouring this from a 12 oz bottle. The color was a rich, nutty brown with a decent off white head. The aroma was very malty with just a hint of hops. The taste backed up the aroma with a nice caramel malty flavor with just a hint of sweetness in the finish. The mouth feel was rich and the carbonation level very good. I would recommend this one to any fan of English style pale ales.

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New York

3.49/5  rDev -3.6%

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New Jersey

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.5%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-07-2014 21:07:28 | More by hophugger
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Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-07-2014 15:06:08 | More by Johnct
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Brooklyn Ale / Pennant Ale '55 from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,393 ratings.