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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by purplehops on 06-10-1998

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3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Brown, cola-like color with a two-finger light tan head that fades slowly and leaves nice lacing.

S- Chocolate, weak coffee, toasted malt, baked goods, light toffee, chocolate covered raisins, and little to no hop aroma.

T- Taste is close to aroma, but with a less pronounced chocolate flavor and more of a hop flavor in the finish. Some fruitiness is present as well. A very balanced brew.

M- Medium feel with moderate levels of carbonation.

O- Well done Brooklyn. This is a very good Brown Ale and worth a try. Cheers.

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

Photo of BigPlay1824
4.11/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a pint glass

A: Pours a nice brown color that is clear and has a large amount of carbonation bubbles and a two finger head that is medium tan and is quite frothy, lingers nicely and leaves a great amount of lacing
S: chocolate and coffee malts at the forefront and also a slight sweetness
T: coffee malts hit first then it backs off a bit on the intensity and kind of slides gentle off the back of the palate with a slight sweetness, great complexity
M: medium carbonation intensity, then moves into a nice silkiness, drinks relatively thick, and leaves the mouth surprisingly dry
O: a really great representation of the style really has a great complexity and tastes really nice, Brooklyn kills it again

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.33/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: More dark copper than brown. Clarified and dark, with a cheesecake colored head that leaves moderate lacing.

S: Malty and nutty. Walnut, pecans and sweet potato.

T: Malt heavy brew with a mild belgian hop character. Walnut and pine nut dominate the malt side of things, and nutmeg and cloves round out the hop profile. Dry aftertaste.

M: mid to heavy body, with moderate carbonation. Slightly bitter.

O: Good solid example of the American brown ale style.

I would pair this with a pork chop or leg of lamb with a caesar salad.

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3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- a light brown kind of reddish clear body with a good amount if tan head.

S- very very malty with a touch of nuttiness, and a good amount of caramel and toffee.

T- very sweet molasses and malt with a good note of biscuit and fruity malt. Very refreshing and light.

O- a very sessionable brown that is simple but nice. More hops would balance it perfectly.

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Brooklyn Brown Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
3.67 out of 5 based on 2,357 ratings.
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