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RATINGS: 1816   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 16, 2004
Nice brown ale. Pours a deep brown color with a decent white head. Great slight hoppy, roasted nutty aroma. Perfect brown ale flavor. Good malty, roasted taste, sweet. Good, but I fell like I’ve had better for some reason.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Discofish (152) - USA - JUL 11, 2004
Pours nice mohogany color with a fluffy brown head. A creamy blend of hops, malts. Somewhat mild.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ToolHead (266) - København, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2005 35.5 cl bottle. Label says 5.9 % abv. Served in Nørrebro Bryghus IPA glass. Chestnut color. Nice, tan head. Delicious, fruity aroma - very well-rounded. The flavor is pleasantly fruity, citrusy hopped, caramely sweet, lightly roasted, and nicely rounded. Superbly balanced. Easily drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9494) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2004
Pours deep brown/burgundy, with a medium, foamy, white head. Aroma of malt, brown sugar, nuts, and cabernet. Tastes malty, nutty, with a slightly sweet caramel, brown sugar finish, yet maintaining a level of crisp dryness. I like Brooklyn beers, and this one is very well made.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 2, 2004
tasted this after the brewery tour. well-balanced, nice shade of brown, faint nuttiness, good session beer i´d imagine

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sancho (245) - Da Bronx, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2004 bottled from 207th warehouse.deep brown color nice head, smells of malt tastes of a mix of roasted malt/nuttyness.very good very aeasy to get. one of the better brooklyn beers

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (1859) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 25, 2004
Deep brown, with very little head. Aroma is sweeter than most brown ales- kinda fruity, and definitely full of flavor. Taste is sweet, medium bodied, and nice. Very drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 23, 2004
Bottle: Another good brew from Brooklyn. Pours deep ruby/brown color with a medium tan head. Aroma is subtle with malt, fruit (cherry?), toffee, hint of hops. Tastes exactly like the malt described in the commercial description, a very nice blend. Has some coffee, nutty, roasted flavors, and later some tartness and bitterness provided by the black malt and hops. Worth your time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ontario102 (794) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 17, 2004
This brew has a very nice mix of dark, roasted, coffee, nutty malt flavors, nice balance, and late tartness. Certainly a good brown, but it’s not as drinkable as it should be. I like other's better, and think this may be a tad over-rated

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - JUN 15, 2004
Roasty Chocolate flavor. Its definitely more creamy than other Browns I’ve had. Great flavor. Not to hoppy or malty. Definitely a very fine beer.

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