Brooklyn Summer Ale | Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn Summer AleBrooklyn Summer Ale

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed in as "British Summer Ale"; lightly dry-hopped pale ale, all barley malt, 11 Plato.

Added by Sammy on 09-04-2006

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2.25/5  rDev -37%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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Photo of TastyAdventure
2.29/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

ALE? Seems a lot like a lager to me.

A - looks just like a lager. one finger head, dies down to paper thin. Golden color with orange tint

S - "green" like a beer that had its priming sugar put in justa few days ago. some faint spicyness if i sniff real hard. Smell of vegetable on the verge of spoiling.

Taste - again, very "green." very light on flavor altogether. sure this isn't a lager??

Overall, I pretty dissappointed. I thought Brooklyn was a good brewery, but I guess you can't win them all....

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3.06/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Comes across largely as an average brew for me, distinguished maybe by the sparkle of its carbonation that gives it some bite.

Looks good. Clear golden yellow with a decent sized head that settles to a cap that gives good lace. Handsome.

Lemony and doughy to smell and to taste. Grassy and somewhat sweet. Noticeable carbonation gives it a bright mouth feel. Not liking the doughiness of it. However, in the end, comes across as simply a very average beer.

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Brooklyn Summer Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
3.57 out of 5 based on 1,827 ratings.
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