Brooklyn Detonation Ale | 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): 10.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Brianmerrilyn on 08-25-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
72
Reviews:
47
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
10.21%
 
 
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look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a 9oz snifter for $5.25. Sampled 10/1/10.

A: A small white foamy head provides decent retention. The body has an 80% opacity that provides a color range from rustic orange through auburn, then dark copper at the core. There is a light smathering of lace in broken sedimentary fashion.

S: The nose absolutely bursts with orange, peach and pineapple plus a caramel component that is more than adequate. The crust of dark bread adds depth to the malt foundation.

T: Summer and tropical fruits combine for good flavor duration. Moderate caramelly sweetness and restrained bitterness add a bit of east coast flare to a west coast style. Alcohol comes through meagerly to no real surprise.

M: Medium body with a perfectly lively carbonation.

D: [DRINKABILITY] Detonation is a top echelon DIPA - but only by east coast standards. Easy to drink with enough complexity to add intrigue. Well done Oliver.

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Brooklyn Detonation Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
4.21 out of 5 based on 72 ratings.
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