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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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerNinja (137) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2006
Pours a very clear ruby amber with a sticky off-white head. Nose is juicy floral hops with some clean malty sweetness. Flavor is sweet with a well balanced bitterness, thick hop flavor adds to mouthfeel. A nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (1982) - Manama, BAHRAIN - FEB 3, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2008 Pours a nice orange with a nice head that diminishes quickly. Aroma is sweet. Citrus also hits the nose along with hops. Flavor is hops with citrus and almost seems like some apple. An interesting IPA. I think ill have to have a couple more before i decide on this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsgrayson (15) - Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2006
Citrus aroma and a good white head. Good taste and great finish. Not the best IPA but pretty darn good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ehhdayton (1188) - USA - FEB 1, 2006
A pleasent citrusy aroma and malty sweetness greet the nose. The color is a golden amber with a nice white head. A slight sweetness is present at first but the hops quickly come through and the bitterness lingers on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerLover (1025) - DC Metro Area, USA - JAN 31, 2006
Execellent IPA brewed with imported British malts, and American hops. Lots of big hop aromas, crisp malt flavors, and vibrant hop bitterness. East India Pale Ale pours to a beautiful, bright, deep golden color, with a thick and creamy white head, and a lively carbonation. The nose on this beer is excellent with lots of good citrus hop aromas. The palate is firm with good pale malt flavors, and a nice under tone of candy lemon peel. This beer finishes with more good pale malt flavors and fruit up front, then ends with a zesty, tangy, citrus hop bite that lingers. Well done IPA, a good aperitif beer, and a nice beer to match with fish and chips.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CMUBEERMAN (421) - - JAN 30, 2006
Color is a light orangish...very thin head. Hardly any aroma. This is a very sweet IPA that goes down easy. The finish is a bit too smooth, but nicely bitter. Itís pretty good, but doesnít stand up with the slew of other IPAs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OhioDad (2493) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - JAN 29, 2006
12oz bottle as a bonus in a trade with Degarth! - Thanks Joe! - Pours amber slightly cloudy with a short white head. Aroma is straight up hops. Floral, grapefruit and pine can all be found.. Flavor is a little more balanced with notes of caramel coming through but still dominated by the citrus and floral hops. Palate is somewhat resinous and pretty drinkable. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 26, 2006
Pours copper with a thin white head. Smells of citrus and pine. Taste is citrussy with a nice piney bite. Finish is a slightly perfumy wildflower combination.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
xproudfoot (750) - Paleolithic, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2006
Bottle. Colonies of head. Salty citrus aroma. Grapefruit barely sweet, mostly bitter, fresh, opens your senses and nose. Nice palate on the finish, dry, tasteful, leaves you salivating for a little more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jorossian (3) - USA - JAN 21, 2006 does not count
Iím a big fan of PAís and often think IPAís are sometimes a bit overboard in terms of what I like in a beer. That said - I love this IPA. Not too overbearing yet still gives a far more satisfying hop fix than a standard PA. This IPA is so light and crisp it will sneak up and bite yoou if youíre not careful. Seeing as how my corner grocer now carries this puppy in itís "specialty beer" section for 6.99 a 6 pack I think Iíve found my new weekend remedy. Check this beer out if youíre an APA fan whoís ready for a slightly bolder flavor experience but not ready to go overboard.

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