Brooklyn Blast! | Brooklyn Brewery

BA SCORE
90
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1,739 Ratings
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by ommegangpbr on 09-15-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,739
Reviews:
365
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.45%
 
 
Wants:
94
Gots:
375
For Trade:
2
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Photo of DonWeymouth
5/5  rDev +24.4%

The best light colored dark Imperial IPA I have ever had ... amazing!

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Photo of Casey3236
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Alekoh
5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of joltinmatt
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of MikeWard
3.88/5  rDev -3.5%

12oz bottle into a pint glass. Best by January 2015

Pours cloudy deep yellow with generous white head. Good lacing and okay carbonation.

Aroma is of floral hops.

Mouth is medium, not very strong on the hops. A different take on an american ipa.

Overall, a decent drink. wouldn't turm it down, but likely wont seek it out either.

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Photo of Keithcray
4.52/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of mattcrill
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Brooklyn Blast

Aroma: Pungent combination of lemon zest and pine tar up front. Light honey notes and orange blossom floral notes abound. Clean fermentation character. A caramel base asserts as the beer warms and is agitated.

Appearance: Very cloudy amber pour with hazy golden edging. Moderate off white head that retains well. Effervescence noted in the glass.

Flavor: Firm pine-like bitterness up front. A honey malt character is noted and well-knit with lemon and pine hop flavors. A crystal malt presence is noted but it dries quickly and is beat back by the pine and earthy bitterness. Balance is firmly bitter. Finish is dry. Aftertaste is long with a powdery resin-like hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium high carbonation. A slight warming alcohol presence noted. No hop astringency. No oiliness or creaminess noted.

Overall impression: A well-crafted double IPA. A bit heavy handed on the malt which blurs the line between American Barleywine or American Strong Ale but it’s firmly in range of a double IPA. A nice change but not sure I’d put this in my regular rotation.

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Photo of TheBigBoy
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of kkazemi
3.72/5  rDev -7.5%

Photo of Colinhelms
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Trey0023
4.52/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Aylamorales
4.16/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of chrisdopeee
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of rdoggg
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of hilgart1
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Desimoaj
4.4/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.06/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Samp01
3.8/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours hazy orange amber with a medium off white head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt, sugary alcohol notes, yeast, mild citrus. Taste same as aroma with some mild bitterness. Palate is a med to full body, mild carbonation. Finish is sweet caramel malt, yeast, citrus orange notes, mild herbal earthy hops bitterness, slightly dry ending with sweet alcohol. Overall seems a bit subdued on the hops but still a good drinking and easy on the palate brew.

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Photo of TLA
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of lucasj82
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of hosehead83
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Brooklyn Blast! from Brooklyn Brewery
4.02 out of 5 based on 1,739 ratings.
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