Brooklyn Blast! | Brooklyn Brewery

1,739 Ratings

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States

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

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3.83/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.2/5  rDev +4.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of HattedClassic
3.96/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours an off color, almost orangish small bubbly head that dissipates immediately. The beer itself is a cloudy dark orange note that resemble the color of a grapefruit.

The smell is very pleasing and tropical. The smell has hop notes that resemble grapefruits, and a bit of pineapple as well. The malt sweetness also comes out and balances the hoppiness a little bit by giving it a a very sweet caramel backbone for the hops to ride on.

The taste is even more hoppy and tropical than the smell. The hop notes are orange, grapefruit, and a little bit of pineapple that comes up in the aftertaste. The beer also has a strong honey note that sweetens the rest of the beer and slightly overwhelms the hops in the brew. The malts also make an appearance as a caramel sweet flavor.

The mouthfeel is fairly smooth with very little carbonation. The beer feels incredibly light for a DIPA even though it is medium bodied.

Overall, a decent beer and worth getting at least once to try, but I wasn't very impressed. Especially when there are better offerings.

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3.76/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.76/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.9/5  rDev -3%

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4.04/5  rDev +0.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.11/5  rDev -22.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

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3.8/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.05/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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Brooklyn Blast! from Brooklyn Brewery
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