Brooklyn Brown Ale | Brooklyn Brewery

BA SCORE
83
good
2,356 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay
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Brooklyn Brown AleBrooklyn Brown Ale
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by purplehops on 06-10-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,356
Reviews:
953
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
12.53%
 
 
Wants:
64
Gots:
375
For Trade:
2
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Photo of t8dd
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Oakenator
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown in color yet still some opacity. Good head at pour disapptes to rim. Nice spotted lacing.

S: Malty, but other than that not a whole lot.

T: Again malts and mild hopping.

M: Light but nice for a darker beer on a warmer day.

O: Solid beer.

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Photo of DoubleMalt
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Barleycorn
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of KVNBGRY
4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep brown, head settles to nothing after a few minutes. Nutty, subtle vanilla aroma. Taste is nutty, malty, vanilla notes. Thin body, which is infinitely drinkable.

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Photo of Johnnyv310
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of BeerCon5
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of fredmugs
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of tzieser
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of KingBiscuit
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Photo of InspectorBob
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Busker
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of johntfox
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Slatetank
3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of seplo
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of MistahBeah
3.05/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Rich brown. Translucent. Bubbly. Not much head or retention though. Amber highlights

Aroma: Bready malts. Some chocolate. Toastiness

Taste: Subdued chocolate with some coffee bitterness. Water. Some breadiness. Not very complex. Tastes watered down

Mouthfeel: Slick coffee. Not much carbonation. Watery

Overall: Average. Maybe slightly above par. A nice medium bodied beer but not much else. Not a bad anytime beer but far from special

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of ajtorres311
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Boone757
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of rhoadsrage
4.13/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in an American pint glass)
A- This beer pours a dense brown body with a glowing garnet base and a sticky deep beige head that last and last with a some microbubbles gliding up the side of the glass.

S- The faint chocolate malt has some dark Munich malt notes and a dry toffee hint in the finish that grows a bit as it opens.

T- The nice soft well-blended chocolate malt with deep toasted malt and a hint of roasted malt lead to a nice tartness in the finish that stays pretty light.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a slight slippery texture and a gentle fizz note in the finish.

O- This is a tasty session beer with nice fresh flavors that are distinct but work really well together. Rich flavor but easier to drink that a stout. I would love to try this on cask as I thing it would really bring out the wonderful depth.

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of HinghamRick
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of cyrushire
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of OldhouseRecs
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Brooklyn Brown Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
3.67 out of 5 based on 2,356 ratings.
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