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RATINGS: 955   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Formerly known as Pennant Ale '55...Brooklyn Pennant Pale Ale '55 is a classic English pale ale, brewed with the prized Maris Otter Malt and Fuggles, Willamette and Cascade hops. Maris Otter is an old malt variety that yields an incomparable biscuity flavor. Pennant is chesnut-colored, medium in body with a hearty malt palate and smooth hop finish. This beer is a tribute to Brooklyn’s world champion baseball team.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinfull (895) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Clear, light brown color. Medium off-white head. Aroma of malt , caramel and grain. Bready and caramel taste , with pleasant hoppy and dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CelticJohnny (73) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Pours a dark golden color with hardly any head. Smells mostly like malt and slight citrus. Tastes like biscuit and honey, watery towards the end. Light and crisp. It was just ok but drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BLADT (653) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle pour. Light brown with beige head. Nose is caramel and buttered toast. Hint of spruce. Taste us straight forward for style. Bready malts. Caramel. Pleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TappanGordo (70) - New York, USA - MAY 22, 2014
From the bottle. This was a nice beer. Had a cream ale type flavor. Outside of the IPA, my favorite Brooklyn beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
conway (1623) - - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle. Hazy gold/copper with a thin white head. Aroma is raisin and toffee with light earthy hops. Taste totally falls apart. Awful skunky mineral finish. Not pleasant. Spritzy mouthfeel with decent body. Everything is great except the taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1510) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Pours a nice light brown color with off-white head. Caramel malt, bread, and a hint of pine on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes crisp with a nice hop touch.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (1318) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2014
12 fl oz bottle, as Brooklyn Pennant Ale ’55. Orangey dark amber colour, foam white head and aroma of biscuity malt, caramel, yeast. Taste is sweetish malty, caramel, bready with a light fruity spicy bitterness. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation, dry bitter finish. Quite OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (8264) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 11, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, würzig, leicht hopfig. Geschmack malzig fruchtig, Karamell, würzig, nussig.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Advocate_Ames (446) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Pours a clear bright amber with a soft head. There is a biscut like malt aroma with a very lite hop scent. The flavor is mildly bitter with a malty bread taste. The finish is nothing special, it leaves a semi crisp and dry grain bitterness taste. Overall a good standard brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (4474) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Had a taster of this at a liquor store a while back. Light barely aroma, very light hops with only notions of citrus. Light bitter sour finish. Brown pour.


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