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RATINGS: 1945   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
jerohen (2061) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2007
Clear copper coloured, small head. Floral hoppy aroma, some fruit. Hoppy, easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
green (186) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 18, 2007
Good aroma. Mouthfeel medium. Complex flavor profile, with nuts and light fruits. A bit of a soapyness that detracts. Finishes with very little bitterness. A decent, flavorful IPA.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
skortila (4801) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2007
Aroma of slightly flowery hops. Clear, golden-copper coloured with thin, off-white head. Taste is bitter, sweet, hoppy, slightly citric. Easy goin’ beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
petermadsen (390) - Vesterbronxxx, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2007
Clear amber beer with a low, fading head. Floral and piney hops, with some sweet grass in the aroma. The flavour is nice and just to the point: Medium hopped (citrus and pines) and with a cleansing bitterness. A little fizzy in the mouth but nice!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Touche (57) - New York, USA - MAY 10, 2007
Decent ipa from brooklyn. Very bitter and hoppy with citrus undertones. Not too complex.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mugabe (258) - SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2007
Bottle @ pub. Pours a cloudy amber with hoppy aroma. Unedged palate with a good bitter flavour with a bit of toffee. Sweet and dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jstraw (1943) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 7, 2007
Copper colored, with minimal head. Nice nose of orange peel and hops. Mild flavors of wheat, rose hips, and orange peel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (6755) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 1, 2007
on tap @ the tasting room @ Brooklyn Brewery. Decent hop flavor, medium citrus. Ok but I prefer American style IPA’s to English. Prefer the Blast! to this one

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 29, 2007
12oz bottle. Relatively clear yet sedimented. Orange amber hue. Tight ring of white head. Bright citrus grapefruit aromas with a touch of sweet cinnamon. Medium bodied with a crisp palate. Good citrus flavors . Mildly dry and slightly bitter. Lighter IPA. Good flavors, but no real bang.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jspruit (122) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 29, 2007
Bought this bottle in Denmark and brought it back to Ireland-ironically enough sometimes that is what I have to do to get an American beer! Overall I was impressed with this beer. Poured nice with good color, smelled great, tasted smooth but hoppy and went down easy and not too strong. I didnt detect too much of a citrus or floral taste at all, just a straightforward IPA. I would get another bottle if I have the chance again.


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