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Brooklyn Ale / Pennant Ale '55 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,336 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,336
Reviews: 613
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 22
Gots: 54 | 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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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

on tap at tattooed moms - served in pint

Bright, clear copper-auburn color with a one-finger cropping of beige head resting on top. Rings of lacing on the glass while drinking.

Doughy malts, caramel sweetness and a dash of citric hops in the nose.

Soft snap of hops with orange peel up front, ushering in a smooth, malty background. Toasted bread crust, doughy biscuits, caramel and nice sweetness level. Finishes clean with a dash of hop bitterness.

Medium body, nice carbonation, chewy and brisk on the tongue. Drinkable EPA with a nice balance and tempered sweetness level. Definitely would drink this again, especially at $3 a pint.

Serving type: on-tap

08-09-2013 15:10:26 | More by xnicknj
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Brooklyn Ale / Pennant Ale '55 from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,336 ratings.