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Brooklyn East India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 1792   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Brooklyn East India Pale Ale, originally a summer seasonal, has been getting raves since becoming a year round offering in 1996. Garrett Oliver, a student of English brewing and beer history, uses English malts and hops to brew his EIPA in the classic, heavily-hopped style of the 19th century beers created for British soldiers serving in India.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
digopossobon (193) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 20, 2014
Formação de creme levemente castanho e denso. Líquido âmbar, bastante translúcido. Carbonatação média. Aroma de intensidade média. Adocicado e herbal. Muito bom. Bomba de amargor. Um pouco cítrica. Retrogosto amarmo intenso e ácido. Bela Pale Ale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1252) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2014
Mooie oranjegele kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt fruitig, hop, orange. Goede bittere geur. Smaakt bitterzoet, honing, orange, hop. Bittere en iets zoetig in de afdronk.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maxbier (262) - Maryland, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Hazy copper pour with tan head. Biscuit aroma, slightly dank yeast and hops. Traditional pale malt flavor with mild bitter and grassy hop finish. Nice 90's style IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (274) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle from Yamaya. Clear gold, very small head. Fruity aroma, some hops and biscuit. Very smooth, light flavour. A little sweet and finishes with some nice bitter hops. Very drinkable!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkoNm (536) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - SEP 15, 2014
Pours a clear amber color, topped with a small light beige head. Biscuity aroma complemented by citrusy fruits. The taste starts pleasantly sweet and biscuity followed by gentle hoppy bitterness in the finish. Very drinkable and subtle IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (1771) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle thanks to MisoW. Aroma is nicely, empathically hoppy. Citrusy, resiny. Background caramel. Clear golden colour. Taste is intensely hoppy up front, both in bitterness and flavour. Citrusy, orange, resiny. Juicy, tasty. Easily dirnkable, refreshing. Really good, despite the hops giving me more American impression, but that might as well be my fault.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
martin00sr (641) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2014
Clear amber. Stable, frothy white head. Fruity, hoppy aroma with clear malt background. Flavour is similar with good bitterness. Nice, straight forward IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Calisky (724) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 7, 2014
Couleur légère ambrée, mousse beige qui disparait. Super nez houblonné frais et fruité, note agrumes. Gout ni trop intense ni trop amer de houblon un peu fruité et frais, note d’herbes, menthe. IPA facile a boire pour les non initiés. Peu être pas assez riche pour les amateurs d’IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (2293) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2014
(Brooklyn East India Pale Ale) Bottle 355 ml at home, poured into a tulip glass, ABV 6.9% Deep copper orange colour on the body, very clear, with one finger of off-white head, a bit thin but with good retention, leaving light lacing on the glass. Aroma of light citrus, orange peel, caramel. Taste has light citrus, melon, some tropical fruits, orange zest on the finish, with a nice bitterness there and on the aftertaste, long duration too. Medium thin body, good carbonation. Quite dry on the palate. Quite good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (2029) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 5, 2014
"Pretty basic but well made. Clear orange color, but a decent cap. Body is a touch thin, but smooth at 6.9%. Aroma and flavor are solid for an English ipa, decent fruit, florals and bitterness. I could see myself drinking this again, but won’t go out of my way. Best before next March, so this was pretty fresh. I don’t imagine this will be all that great in January or February..."


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