superspak (2693) - Michigan, USA - DEC 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before March 2013. Pours crystal clear reddish brown color with a nice 1-2 finger dense khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty foamy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of chocolate, caramel, biscuit, toasted malt, roast, light coffee, toffee, herbal, and light dark fruits. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity. Taste of chocolate, caramel, biscuit, toasted malt, nuttiness, toffee, roast, light coffee, and light herbal spiciness. Slight herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, caramel, biscuit, toffee, toast, nuttiness, and light herbal on the finish for a bit. Very nice flavor balance, complexity, and robustness; zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very creamy and lightly slick mouthfeel that is very nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with pretty much zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice brown ale! Nicely robust and full of balanced flavors; and very smooth to drink. Really enjoyed this one.
Ericular (659) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at Northgate Tasting. This is a bit sweet and malty, but it’s good for the style.
eduardovl (866) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
0.33l bottle poured in a chalice
A: Nice clean and dark brown color with a creamy beige head (1 to 2 fingers) dissipates quickly leaving not much lacings but a very nice floral smell of hops
S: Toasted malts, roasted nuts, sweet caramel and a lovely floral of hops in the end (which I personally think is very characteristic on Brooklyns)
T/M: Again, roasted malts and nuts, sweet caramel which makes it a bit molasses. Very good presence of grassy hops which gives it a moderate bitter end. Medium body and carbonation
D: High. Refreshing beer. Good quality beer as expected from a Brooklyn
[ BA Review @ 6/3/2010 ]
triskaideka (144) - Killarney, IRELAND - OCT 13, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 fl.oz bottle - pours brown with beige head. Aroma - hops, caramel. Taste - nuts and caramel - I liked it well enough w/o being overwhelmed
theisti (3259) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - OCT 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle purchased as a single at the Whole Foods in Coral Springs, Florida. The pour is a light haze brown golden with a smallish light tan head. The aroma is fresh nut, faint roast and a floral character. The taste is a nice blend of the nut, roast and floral. The palate is medium bodied with soft carbonation and a clean mineral finish. Nice.
luisfelizola (49) - Campinas, BRAZIL - OCT 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cor marrom escuro com toques avermelhados. Pouco espuma. Boa acidez e carbonatação. Aroma e sabor de caramelo, torrefação. Amargor discreto.
OmegaX (1269) - Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the local ABC. Nose is full or many things: roasted nuts, toast, toasted grains, some light chocolate, and caramel. Cool! Flavor is more caramel and light roast. Good stuff.
bartlebier (1807) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2014 12oz, no BB. "Strong beer/bière forte" at 5,6%... luminous mahogany pour, rich white-beigish head. Fresh and radiant aroma of caramel and home-made molasses, "red" malts, autumn leaves, red berry, stone fruit: a clear hoppy imprint. Mouthfeel is less creamy than advertised and thinner+slicker than many UK brown ales, transporting a very well-designed fresh fruity hop aroma and a sort of skimmed Vienna maltiness with reduced dessert flavours. Dryish, just short of metallic aftertaste. maybe a bit bland.
SNL (256) - - SEP 24, 2014
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark purple, hazy color. Minimal Tan head.
Malty Nose, crisp malty taste.
Medium body, slightly bitter finish.
digopossobon (295) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Creme castanho, bem formado e denso. Líquido castanho opaco.
Aroma doce e caramelado.
Pouco densa, Doce e ácida. Gosto de café no fim.
Retrogosto consistente. Maltado e um pouco de choclate.
Desce muito bem.
ktingleff (147) - - SEP 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours brown (surprisingly) with fine head. Lots of nuts and chocolate and roasted malt flavours.
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