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RATINGS: 1847   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.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
pubbe (493) - HÝjbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2006
East India Pale Ale from Brooklyn Brewery is not a typical IPA. It is heavier and has a flowery/fruity flavor like an english ale. The bitterness seems a bit hidden, and is only reveled in the aftertaste. Im really found of it though!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 31, 2006
draught at the sunset grill 7/30/06. Pours a light copper color with a small white head. Nose is lightly hoppy and piney. Palate is medium and crisp, quite refreshing. Flavor is more of the piney hops and light sugary malt notes. Fairly standard but clean and seems well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MacDaddyOJake (274) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 30, 2006
Im generally not an IPA fan, but this one really hit the spot. It was heavier than many IPAís that I have had, which I loved. The body and mouthfeel reminded me of an english ale. Nice hoppy finish that wasnít overbearing, but not really any pine in the taste. Great aftertaste though, this is a perfect summer quencher.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubbleflubber (1853) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 26, 2006
Copper pour into the glass, with a quickly diminishing head and no retention, but some mild lacing to the glass. Aromas jump up pretty quickly, but arenít too dense, with notes of light pine, then some citrus/grapefruit. Nicely hopped, there are flavors of caramel and mild grapefruit. The finish is lengthy and bitter. I miss a bit of the pine finish that traditional IPAís offer nicely. It seems a bit dry for my taste, honestly, but nonetheless, itís a good summer brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5053) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 25, 2006
Bottle. Amber color. Aroma is sweet, with some hoppy aromas. Great hop and malty taste. Love the hops in the beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BitchesBrew (715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2006
[bottle] Clear amber color- with a white head that forms a ring around the glass. Aroma is pretty sweet, with some slight hops. A nice interpretation of the style- excellent balance of hops to malt. Perhaps a little hop-heavy, but thatís OK with me. Still, itís very well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - JUL 14, 2006
Pours a nice coppery color with a decent head. Aroma is that of hops and citrus. Flavor is rather intense. It has the butter smack in the face and finishes with a nice citrus touch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GonZoBeeR (2938) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 12, 2006
Aroma:pine and grapefruit hops aroma.... Appearance:Clear orange,light head... Flavor:Pine hops,good bitterness...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2006
Coppery color, little light brown head. Rich aroma with fruits, hops, flowers and caramel. Medium bodied. Also fruity, caramelly and flowery flavor with fine hopping, aftertaste has lasting dryness with mild alcohol and licorice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ty5592 (1018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2006
Nothing too special here. Copper color with malty/ light hoppy smell. Small head that leaves fast. Flavor is malty with light hops coming in at the end. Just O.K.


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