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3.63/5
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2,372 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States
brooklynbrewery.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,316
Reviews:
959
Ratings:
2,372
pDev:
12.67%
Bros Score:
3.42
 
 
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65
Gots:
382
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,372 |  Reviews: 959
Photo of runawaycyborg
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of asaharyev
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour: Dark chestnut brown with no haze, a small prickly head that quickly vanishes. I may have poured this one a bit too cold.

Aroma: Molasses and vanilla, a touch of hop presence. I also smell a bit of black bread, or really just kvass.

Taste: Sweet dark malt flavors include chocolate and sweet dark malts, a nice black bread presence as well. Some nuttiness to the flavor as it sits in your mouth, that gives way to a nice dry finish. A very good example of the style, and really hits the spot year round.

Overall: A good go-to beer if you aren’t feeling adventurous. Also has a pretty good distribution, so you might find it in a liquor store that has a limited craft beer selection.

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Photo of bcsbeer
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Wrex68
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of eskimojoe
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of thornburyslasher
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of BfloBrewHound
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of BethanyB
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Medium brown in color, with garnet highlights. The light tan head is beady, but with a smooth and creamy top. It starts out large, but is somewhat quick to dissipate.

Smell: Roasted malt; grassy, resinous hops; and coffee are the prominent aromas. As the beer warms, peppery notes and some carob begin to pop out. Complex, yet well-balanced.

Taste: Roasted malt shoves the other flavors aside, and yet there's no escaping the overly strong citrusy character, which relays a sourness from start to finish. Later on, the roastiness dies down to reveal toasty and bready supporting malt flavors. The taste is cleaner and less complex than other examples of this style.

Mouthfeel: Medium light mouthfeel, with a slightly oily texturethat detracts from the taste. Fortunately, the medium high carbonation helps balance out the slipperiness. Some alcohol warming.

Overall: Layered malt and hop characteristics are enjoyable, but the sour quality and slick mouthfeel are distracting. While not bland, the lack of complexity is disappointing.

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Photo of timjim1327
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of ygtbsm94
2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

Photo of llamakinoodle
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of prisdefer
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of EBeckett3
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Brendog9
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of TYLY22
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of ThrashMaster
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of heerboth
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of BigGingDrinker
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of bxredxb
2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

Photo of Mavigo
3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served in a pint.

A: pours a rich deep chestnut brown with a short off white head that dissipates fast leaving a white ring with small amounts of lacing.

S: Rich aroma, chocolate, wheat, malts, yeast, vanilla, woody and earthy tones

T: Fairly sweet, bit creamy, can taste nuts, wheat, barley, oats, brown sugars, maple syrup

M: Fuller bodied beer with ample amounts of carbonation, fairly well balanced

O: This is a pretty good brown ale right here, might not be the best that I've come across but its darn good. Quite affordable too. Would recommend it.

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Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of mpalestino
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of JTomczak
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Nferretti89
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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