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Brooklyn Ale / Pennant Ale '55 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,353 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,353
Reviews: 613
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 23
Gots: 59 | 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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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-03-2014 18:40:51 | More by marmstrong1212
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Ajmorriso1


3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-01-2014 19:11:58 | More by Ajmorriso1
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-01-2014 19:05:22 | More by ArtZan
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sanford_and_son

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-30-2014 21:07:26 | More by sanford_and_son
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SonictheBeerhog

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-30-2014 06:19:45 | More by SonictheBeerhog
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-30-2014 06:19:14 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -44.9%

06-30-2014 00:48:28 | More by waddellc2
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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-29-2014 23:43:37 | More by BrandonOakes
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-25-2014 06:04:14 | More by dbaraniak
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JPowell712

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +37.7%

06-24-2014 21:58:17 | More by JPowell712
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vecet911

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

06-24-2014 03:04:31 | More by vecet911
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Bieniek30

New York

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-23-2014 03:42:04 | More by Bieniek30
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hozersr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-22-2014 22:16:00 | More by hozersr
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302BeerGuy

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-22-2014 03:07:59 | More by 302BeerGuy
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smellandsip37

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-21-2014 19:58:50 | More by smellandsip37
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digitalflood

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-20-2014 01:21:44 | More by digitalflood
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-19-2014 02:25:56 | More by wrightst
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

06-18-2014 20:56:31 | More by JamieDuncan
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.4%

06-16-2014 19:56:47 | More by Kmlund
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SaltofOH

Ohio

3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

From a mix-and-match six pack. In a dimpled beer mug, graded to ESB, 2008 BJCP #8C.

Appearance: Pours a light copper/dark amber with 1/2" light tan head. Fades quickly to 1/8"off-white head with noticeable effervescence.

Aroma: Beery. Malty with a citrus note; lemons; black cherry maybe; estery (for a pale ale).

Taste: Somewhat bland & sour/tart, I expected more maltiness. Clean, dry, light arrival. Sour and ever so slightly bitter across mid-palate. Clean, crisp, dry finish. Weird "tinny" character on the finish, like a shiny penny.

Mouthfeel: Light-to-midweight. Perfect effervescence, not too strong, not too flat.

Overall: I love English ales, but something about this is just not my cup of beer. This has a light, tart quality that I am not expecting from an English ale, but it is maltier than I would want a summertime backyard barbecue beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 03:33:37 | More by SaltofOH
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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ElijahRivera

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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52P48

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

06-04-2014 03:07:16 | More by 52P48
Brooklyn Ale / Pennant Ale '55 from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,353 ratings.