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RATINGS: 952   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2004
Bottle pours amber, large off-white dishwater like head, sticky lacing, with light carbonation.   Aroma is quite interesting, peanut brittle, nuts, and maybe some earth.   Forwardly malty and biscuity, slightly sweet with a sorta burnt sugar hint.   Medium body and mouthfeel.   Finish holds some wet cardboard flavor.   Not bad, but not very clean/crisp on the finish.   Certainly an interesting beer.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HighlanderOne (1004) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2004
UPDATED: APR 11, 2010 Re-rate. Aroma of malt and marshmallow. Clear dark amber, a bit of tan head remains. Flavors of roasted malt, hops, a touch of sweetness at the end. Very drinkable. Good finish. Well done.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmanLS (134) - Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2004
Pours amber with an off white head and the aroma is weak or undetectable. Malty sort of scott taste with moderate carbonation but smooth going down. I don’t detect the hop finish described in the description. Good enjoyable Ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2004
Good tasty stuff. Full flavored ale taste. Well balanced with all the flavors it should have. I could drink a bunch of these.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2005 Standard ale straight from the brewery itself. As this was the last I tried, it didn’t. make that much of an impact. Beautiful rich, brown color.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
YogiBeera (2475) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2004
On tap at the Blind Tiger Ale House, NYC June 2004: Light brown color, light malty taste with hoppy and grassy intervalls. Berry nose.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivo (2566) - GERMANY - JUL 1, 2004
ON TAP: light fruity smells, auburn color, low tight head. Toaste and fruity malt. Big mouth feel. Somewhat interesting and certainly well-crafted.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6695) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 1, 2004
on tap@blind tiger. hint of darkness. some peach nectar in the aroma. quite sweet, hint of brown sugar, but has a nice, lightly salty and bitter finish

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2004
Pours a great copper color with a nice white head. Aroma of hops, malt, florals, and chardonnay. Tastes hoppy, with a nice malt, toffee, honey, cognac, fruit, and floral finish. Nice complexity. A great beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2004
Slightly different from the Lager. Lighter amber color with a small white head. Decent hoppy aroma, malty. Same is true for the flavor. Well-hopped all around. Good beer.


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