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RATINGS: 1656   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2636) - Michigan, USA - DEC 5, 2012
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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1760) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - SEP 26, 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, stome fruit: a clear hoppy imprint. Mouthfeel is less creamy than adverstised 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.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SNL (239) - - SEP 24, 2014
Bottle. Dark purple, hazy color. Minimal Tan head. Malty Nose, crisp malty taste. Medium body, slightly bitter finish. Soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
digopossobon (291) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 20, 2014
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.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ktingleff (146) - - SEP 18, 2014
Pours brown (surprisingly) with fine head. Lots of nuts and chocolate and roasted malt flavours. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfcolara (3) - PANAMA - SEP 16, 2014 does not count
Bought at a local supermarket in Panama. $2.59. Drank from Bottle. 12 fl oz. Good aroma, kind of coffee. Initial taste reinforces coffee and chocolate. Aftertaste a nice bitter one. Very surprised! One of the faves

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RafeAU (122) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - SEP 16, 2014
alcohol aftertaste. bitter, weak hop flavours. This is okay. On tap at house of brews near broadway.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (3432) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2014
355ml bottle from Appellation Wines, cheers Ash! Pours clear ruby brown, thin tan head. Aromas of nuts and cocoa. Taste has a light herbal bitterness, more nuts. Bit thin. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (3843) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 4, 2014
"Not seeing the 87/94 percentile scores. Maybe it was a lil too cold. Came across as a decent brown. Caramel and light roasted coffee with hints of chocolate. Average body, with a pleasant aftertaste."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Calisky (752) - ALSACE, FRANCE - AUG 31, 2014
Couleur brune aux reflets ambrés, mousse beige qui disparait. Bon nez de chocolat et malt grillé. Gout malté un peu grillé, caramel, toffee avec petite amertume houblonné.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
morri (202) - NORWAY - AUG 22, 2014
330ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Small tan head. Clear reddish brown body. Aroma is roasted malt, toffee, wood and dark fruits. Feels a little sharp and salty on the tongue at first, with a sweet aftertaste. Dry on the palate.


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