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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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Roytal (1) - ISRAEL - JUN 15, 2012 does not count
Great beer! Great taste and a really really good brand! One of my favorite beers ever!

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
harpjd99 (1) - USA - SEP 25, 2002 does not count
I live in Florida now and for some reason, I can’t get Brooklyn down here. When I get up to NY, the first thing I do is stop off and a store and buy a six of Brooklyn Brown Ale, and Brooklyn Lager!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Teemu (15) - FINLAND - JAN 15, 2011
I am having difficulties decide which is better, this or Newcastle Brown Ale. Very smooth taste.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
chuck99 (10) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2002
Best brown this side of the Atlantic!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
sbanach (222) - Alabama, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Wow, this one is excellent!! chocolate, toffee, carmel, vanilla aroma. Appearance is dk brown, nice head, medium hops and high malt. Perfectly balanced, medium mouthfeel, high bmalts, chocolate, vanilla, toffee. palate is malty and lingering. Excellent brew for Fall and Winter!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
CraigTOH (6) - New York, USA - JAN 11, 2012 does not count
It tastes great. Head doesn’t last, but the flavor lingers lovingly on the palate. Hint of chocolate, but not overpowering. Very good overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dbingham (69) - - NOV 28, 2012
This is my favorite brown ale. Deep roasty and coffee notes with just the right amount of hop bitterness.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerLover (1025) - DC Metro Area, USA - JAN 25, 2006
Brooklyn Brown Ale pours to a bright, deep brown color with a creamy tan head, and a lively carbonation. The nose is packed with aromas of sweet malt, a touch of chocolate, some nutty notes, and zesty, cirtrus hop aromas. The palate is firm with good dark malt flavors of chestnut, chocolate, and touches of caramel malt sweetness. Some nice, fruity estery flavors are present as well. This beer finishes with a long, dry, zesty, cirtus hop bite that lingers on the tongue. Brooklyn Brown Ale is a fantastic beer with great character. You get a lots of good malt and hop flavors, and I really enjoy drinking this beer, and American brown ale as a style. This beer would match well with a number of dishes. I would match this with beef Wellington, or perhaps steak and kidney pie. It would make a great desert beer as well, try it with creme brulee. Garrett Oliver, the brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery, pairs his brown ale with a good cigar. This beer is well worth seeking out, and one that you will want to continue to drink for years. A classic.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ellery (26) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2013
Again this is what you want from a brown ale and Brooklyn have nailed it! Smooth clean and those caramal nutty notes you’d expect from a brown ale! Sold 3 kegs the first night it was tapped at the Winston ale house in north Hobart Tasmania, first time tapped in tassie and spoke for itself! Keep it up Brooklyn!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TINOZACCA (146) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2005
This is a great brown ale. The body is thick with a nice dark color, and a nice lasting head. The aroma and flavor is all malt, and has a strong nuttiness to it. There is also some sweetness from chocolate. The aftertaste is strong and lasting with a nutty flavor. A very good November beer.


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