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RATINGS: 1943   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Illini08 (542) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUL 14, 2007
Bottle @ Bar Americain in Manhattan. Transparent copper pour with a small white head. Nice mixture of citrusy hops and malt in the aroma and flavor. Not a stand-out, but a solid IPA

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jlruthven (587) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 1, 2007
Nothing to rave about, but better than the average. Pours dark orange, nice white head. Nose is slight orange, a touch of mango and duh! hops. Taste is the same, with the orange and hops coming through in full force. Iíd drink a few of these at a time.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (2998) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2009 Aroma is very hoppy, a little bit of citrus, combined with a nice caramel maltiness. The color is a nice clear copper, medium white head. Flavor is grapefruit, caramel, bread, common for the IPA style, but well put together. Finish is bitter, citrusy and a slight metal taste. Medium thickness, slifght oilyness. Decent IPA, defintely holds its own.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2007
From bottle poured amber color with lots of white head. Nice hoppy flavor with a nice smooth finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4304) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2007
The aroma is very hoppy as well as malty and quite nice. The appearance is amber gold with a foamy head. The flavor is bitter but not very piny or citrusy. The malts are biscuit like. The palate is smooth. Overall a nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear copper with a small white head that fades to a ring leaving some lacing. Aroma is fruity and loaded with sweet malt and floral hops. Taste is the same as aroma. Medium mouthfeel with a well balanced bitterness. An underated IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2008 Nice aromas, hitting me with citrus tones and hops. The taste is great; like any good IPA, it finds the balance of hops, bitterness, and tastes very well. The first Brooklyn beer Iíve had, and itís very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
demitriustown (1118) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUN 22, 2007
12 oz bottle: Aroma of fruity hops, light malts, somewhat heavy, and lightly creamy scent. Appearance is a amber/orange color with a small head that dissapears quickly. Taste consists of a bit fruity hop note, grapefruit, pine needles, and a ever so lightly sprinkling of caramel malts intermingled with some spice. Aftertaste is bitter and really crisp for an IPA. Overall, Very nice IPA. I like this one! Cheers!!!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBiker (1413) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2007
[Sampled in 2004 in Kolding DōE.] Long time ago it was very nice, sweethoppy and with a high drinkability. Now itís anotherone in the stream of good microbrews.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7362) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 19, 2007
Pours light copper with off white head. The aroma is grapefruit and orange rind. Pretty nice. There is a lightly vague-ish sweetness somewhere behind the hops. The taste starts off with some malt sweetness and grapefruit hoppiness that seems to mix into a sweet citrus flavor. Then the citrus grapefruit hop bitterness hits with all its mild might. Very fresh tasting and enjoyable IPA.


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