Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout | Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn Dry Irish StoutBrooklyn Dry Irish Stout
BA SCORE
3.56/5
644 Ratings
Brooklyn Dry Irish StoutBrooklyn Dry Irish Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by dogfishandi on 02-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,887
Reviews:
150
Ratings:
644
pDev:
12.64%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
90
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 644 |  Reviews: 150
Photo of WoostaBia
3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Matt141
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ShawnL
3.4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dukeandduke
3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

4/11/15 (Bottle) -Nice dark black pour with mild carbonation and a nice generous tan head with decent thickness. Very enjoyable aromas including roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, and hazelnut. Beer tasted excellent, with the rich aromas all present and enjoyable. Nice going down, felt the carbonation. Beer not very strong, and makes a great paring with a meal or dessert. Excellent offering by Brooklyn Brewery!

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Photo of HipCzech
3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle (stamped "BB MAY 2015") poured into a Brooklyn Brewery nonic pint glass. Deep, dark brown with a tall airy, frothy white head. Foam recedes quickly with little lace. Softly roasted malt on the nose with caramel, minerals and earthy hops. More roasted grain flavor, chocolate and caramel sweetness. Light to medium body with light carbonation. Mild and drinkable.

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Photo of hreb
3.58/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle served in pint glass. Beer is perfectly pitch black in color but forms little head. Mild, roasty-malt aroma. Flavor, too, is mild, i.e., sessionable, but pervasive with layers of chocolaty roasted barley. Bitterness is tightly controlled and just serves to make this stout finely balanced. Finish is dry but not quite crisp.

Carbonation isn't out of control, but makes its presence felt. Not too bad, but I think this beer would do a lot better on cask, or at least Nitro.

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Photo of mmellow12
3.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LXIXME
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ballzie63
4.24/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yancey82
3.92/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bkwhoppa66
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of xacidx
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
3.61/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jp32
4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is one of my favorite "everyday beers". Flavorful enough to keep me interested all the way through, yet not so intense that it bogs you down after one or two. Excellent.

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Photo of craftbrew502
3.45/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joegallows
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KAP1356
3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of deonreds
3.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of khargro2
2.83/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle purchased at Liquor Barn Hamburg
Pours dark, but not too dark with light tan head that finishes off at about 3 inches.
Smell is thin for a stout by average for others of this style.
Taste is empty and thin. Yes - thin is the theme. I know that Irish Dry's are thinner than their American counterparts, but I would like more body. Best flavor is it the aftertaste with light coffee that is reminiscent of a frappe. Overall not a bad beer by any means and stays true to the style, but does not stand out enough to warrant a repeat purchase.

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Photo of MidwestBA
3.17/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ThaJokerWild
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zotzot
2.65/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Too thin and astringent for a stout

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Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 644 ratings
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