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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Belgo (154) - Køge, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2005
Bottle. Dark golden, slightly reddish with an off-white head. Aromas of litchi fruit, a touch of lime, flowers and fresh hay. Malty notes of grain as well. On the palate there is some sweetness from the caramel malts and then a massive hop presence. Fine bittering snap to finish off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dornoy (701) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2005
White head on a dark yellow body. Delivers all the promises from a real IPA, hops, bitterness an a bit citrusy too. Excellent with food.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MarkBarnes (372) - Waterville, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2005
I generally love IPAs (esp. Smuttynose, Southern Tier, Indica & Stone), but this brew was a real dud, IMHO. Had a soapy, oily, weird taste that I found unpleasant. Bought a case of this on a wing and prayer to take on an Adirondacks vacation last week, and ended up giving it away after choking down just one bottle. :-(

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4535) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 16, 2005
Clear dark gold. Thin head. Subdued sweet hop aroma. Ths bottle followed a Stone IPA. The hops are more integrated in the beer but lighter. The malt is lighter as well. More of a session IPA. Finish is a tad light with a bit of a lemon touch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nejhleader (1183) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2005
well i got this two months over the drink by date so the taste may have been a little off. It had a prety sweet smell and i kinda sweet taste, but had a bit of a skunky aftertaste, maybe because of the drink by date being expired. despite this it was pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2005
Very light coloured brew and a very light taste too. Fruity, sweet taste with a litlle bitter finish. Nice palate. Refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ontario102 (794) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 10, 2005
Deliciously hopped, full bodied IPA with aromatic notes of pineapple and flowers; nice fruity sweetness initially, wih a slightly medicinal, dry finish. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NosirIwont (1894) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2005
Bottle. Pours nice and golden with a small, off-white head. Aroma is a nice dry hops-one but with an occasional slight whiff of that cheesy smell that comes when the hops have been lying around too long. Not too disturbing, though. Flavour is sweetish with dry hops, but could do with more in my opinion, although the bitterness increases as it warms. Alcohol. Apple notes in the finish, which I kinda like. Quite nice, really.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pernille (518) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2005
Bottle. Great bitterness and lots of palate. Quite small head. Orange color. Brooklyn Brewery never disappoints me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sregnar35 (952) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JUN 22, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2005 IPA, where? Pretty weak, good beginner beer to introduce your friends to what a "hop" tastes like. Good amount of alcohol too.

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