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Brooklyn Blast! | Brooklyn Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ommegangpbr on 09-15-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,731
Reviews:
366
Ratings:
1,743
pDev:
10.5%
Bros Score:
3.92
 
 
Wants:
92
Gots:
380
Trade:
2
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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of florisj135
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heddar33
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.52/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a soft hazy bronzed orange color with a soft level off white foamy head that dissipated within less than about twenty seconds. The smell started off with some fresh melon, light sweet lemon, and glosses over light notes of sweet fresh cut grass. The taste was mainly sweet having a light bitterness coming about to balance. Sweet melon aftertaste leads to a semi-wet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonation seemed good for the style and it has a light creaminess running over my tongue. Overall, decent DIPA, I could see myself coming back to.

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Photo of BallsDeep
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HermitDan
3.34/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrewSnyc667
4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
4.35/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ajm5108
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Traditional rich golden color with strong head. Aroma is a mixture of dry tropical notes (tangerine, nectarine) but some must hope cone. Taste is good, follows suit from the nose, not super-bitter for a double but it is there in a grapefruit rind sense. Other flavors of nectarine, biscuity malt and grass. In a sea of IPAs you might be hard-pressed to remember it but it is an overall solid offering.

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Photo of Shanex
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured the 12oz into a teku glass.

Smells appel peels, some herbal notes.

Taste good! A real blast! To the palate.

You can safely purchase this good product from Brooklyn.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.68/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This might be my favorite Brooklyn beer, definitely my fave they put into 12 oz bottles for sure. Pours an orange and light amber color, 3/4" off white head. Nicest hop aroma from Brooklyn, something they've been below average at usually. Some malt sweetness, good amount of Chinook hops I think.

Taste, more of that slight sweetness, hoppiness stays leaning towards bitter pine, not a metric ton of crystal/caramel like malt heaviness. This is pretty much the standard west coast ipa from a decade ago, with a little bit more sweetness instead of being as dry as that substyle. Brooklyn don't make shit that ain't stouts that ever resonated with me, but this one is a keeper.

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Photo of MoohMooh
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear copper/amber, two finger head. Light lacing.

Smells of orange/citrus, caramel, bread.

Taste is bitter; orange/citrus, cocoa, caramel, bread, like the smell.

Medium body, carbonation is light.

Nice, but nothing out of the ordinary.

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Photo of Timtac
3.59/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cliff1066
3.97/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Corburk
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EMH73
3.56/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap, poured a slightly hazy golden color with a one inch poorly retained white head that left little lacing. Smells of citrus and pine. Tastes of grapefruit, lemon zest, pine, honey and some malts. Well carbonated, medium bodied and a mouth feel that is a little thick especially for an IPA. Easily drinkable, goes down smoothly.

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Photo of GuyFawkes
3.62/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

"Best before 9/20/14"; drank 6/28/14 so I'm guessing it's about 3 months old.

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Semi-opaque pineapple color.

Noisy bright white head; nice lace.

Pine & mango nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Cold, this had a metallic character that melded with citrus notes to create an odd menthol taste; once warm, the metal disappeared, revealing mango & pine flavors. Sadly, so did an intensely bitter finish. Bold, certainly, but messy & not much fun.

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Photo of kalosjakar
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of striker2160
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SebLego_MTL
4.24/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeromedepot
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevem1206
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mfigueroa713
4.4/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of travelguy
4.14/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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