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RATINGS: 1833   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Brooklyn Brown Ale, made exclusively with American ingredients, won Bronze medals at the Great American Beer Festival in the Strong Ale Category in 1991 and in the American Brown Ale Category in 1992. Brooklyn Brown uses pale, crystal, chocolate, and black malts to attain a complex creamy texture. It is more heavily hopped than its British forbears.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
onystrom (1333) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2006
Beautiful dark red/amber color with fine head. Nice malty hoppy aroma. Slightly watery flavor. With a burnt taste and some bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreenDragon (219) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2006
Pours with a sall brown head on a clear brown body. Malty aroma with some nice earthy hops. Sweet malty taste with a trace of bitterness towards the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 3, 2006
Dark mohogany brown color with a thin light brown head. Sweet molassas aroma with some hints of roasted and caramel malts. Sweet malty flavor with some caramel notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holdwine (1176) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 3, 2006
First sip through me off, but I warmed to this brown as it warmed. Smooth and creamy with a sweet maltiness. A little bitterness blends the tastes quite well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2006
Bottle. Poured a brown color with a large frothy light brown head that lasted with good lacing. Heavy toasted malt and light hop aroma. Medium body. Solid sweet toasted flavor with a light bitter finish. Good complex brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
webjedi (250) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - FEB 28, 2006
A very plesant and good drinking brown ale. Extemely dark pour with a reddish hue. Little to no head (less than a centimeter), slightly methol in aroma. Light cream with a slightly "alcohol" finish. Light lacing. A slight malt detectable, more towards the sweet. Not too much on the hops detected, but maybe itís an old bottle. Consistent with other Brookyln brews. (Bottle 2/28/2006)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Terminus (3566) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 27, 2006
bottle-deep mahogony look with a light off- white small bubble white head. very low carbonation especially for this style. hops abundent in the nose but with a huge amount of diacytl as well all over the aroma. lots of peanut buttery notes due to the combination of the malts and the diacytl issue. If this beer didnít have the diacytl, this would be one of the best brown ales out there. I like the fact that this beer is heavily hopped, making unique for such a bland style. Maybe i will have to get another sample sometime.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harmfuldrunk (288) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2006
Yes a delish brown ale indeed, everything you would want to dring you through a hard time, even a bad one

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2006
12oz bottle pours brown with a creamy tan head that stays pretty well and laces down the glass. Aroma is of caramel, chocolate, hops and sweet malts. Flavor is nice and blended well. Palate is smooth and silky and very drinkable outside the brewery!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2006
Bottle. Clear amber color. Off-white head, which dissipated, but not very quickly, and did not leave a clean surface, but left a foam layer on top, then a ring with lace. Aroma was a mixture of wheaty malt, fruity cherry, and spicy hops. Flavor was surprisingly fruity and dry, almost like wine (actually a lot like wine). It was a little sweet, with very slight chocolate tones in the background. Dry finish, medium body. I thought it would be more carbonated when I poured it, but it turned out to be very smooth. Creamy texture to the palate. Different flavor and experience than I expected. A nice ale.

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