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Brooklyn Brown Ale | Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn Brown AleBrooklyn Brown Ale

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by purplehops on 06-10-1998

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of JamesS
4.85/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

What an excellent brown ale! Poured a wonderful deep brown with great head and good lacing throughout. A wonderful deep and dark malty aroma, with wonderful woodiness and roastiness. It's a great ent-draught flavor, with a deep dark malty tone and wonderful slight earthy finish. Goes down deep and thick, quite wonderful indeed!

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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4.02/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours with minimal just off white head that recedes to a thin film. No lacing. Dark brown, but definitely not stout black. A bit of light can still get through. Aroma is a bit nutty, mildly roasty, but mostly fruity from the yeast. Flavor is similar, but the fruityness is a bit more subdued and there is some earthy hop flavor. Nicely nutty with some nice mild caramel. Definitely tastes more English than American to me. Mouthfeel is good and smooth. About medium with low carbonation. Very nice. I definitely think this beer is much more English, and I like that a lot. Enjoyable beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.86/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12 oz into duvel snifter
A - dark brownish black, with a small one finger white head, stays for a while, good lacing and retention
S - not a hevay smell, some choclatey and roasted malts
T - roasty and choclatey malts well balanced
M - smooth and easy to drink
O - very decent brown ale, solid winter beer

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.47/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A tan head fine sits around the edge of the glass, deep brown with hint of red when held to the light.

Smells mostly of sweet malts and toffee – hint of herbs and floral pine – quite an impact of hazelnuts.

Tastes mostly of rich coffee and burnt toffee. Also some pine floral hop after taste which is slightly odd – not so sure it really suits the style.

Medium body with medium to light carbonation. Finishes really well with a nice smooth velvet feel.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Brooklyn Brown Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 2,372 ratings
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