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RATINGS: 1897   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
matthewpet (28) - USA - JAN 14, 2007
From the bottle... copper penny color with a quickly disappearing head. Mild hop aroma, full mouth feel. A bit too much malt character for my taste, but a good example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2932) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 13, 2007
Bottle at beerbistro. Clear, bright amber-gold with a nice finger of white foam. Good nose, a bit resiny and fruity, sweet malt with fresh hops, very nice! Body is thin but crisp. The hops kick in a bit heavier than expected in the flavour, with some big grapefruit notes, a sweet middle, and a dry, slightly citric finish. Aside from the light body, this is a very nice IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2007
Aroma is of malt and some slight hops.Pours copper with a white head.Malt and a pretty good amount of hops in the flavor.Mouthfeel is a little thin with some bitter hops in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11586) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2007
Bottle. Dark golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, hop, malt. Flavour is fruit, hop, sweet, malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10286) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 1, 2007
One of my favorite Brooklyn brews. Golden colour. Very fruity hoppy sweet aroma. Flavour is quite dry, a lot of fruity hoppiness, some lemon, good maltiness and some sweetness. Dry fruity looong lasting aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11071) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2007
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly deminishing head. Powerfulæl flowerhoppy aroma. Not so great flavor, but still nice. Moderate bitter flavor and average finish. Watery palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14628) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2010 Bottled. Clear, golden and with an off-white head. It has a nice, fruity hop-aroma, with grapefruit, pine and some hints of beef-stock. Hoppy and piny flavor as well, well balanced, and the stock-notes are present here as well. Medium to full body, quite drying, and a hoppy finish with some hints of alcohol. Rating: 6-4-7-3-14-3.4. 061124

Bottle at Patricks. It pours a clear golden body and a finger-thick off-white head. The aroma has a nice blend of malty sweetness and citrusy, resiny hops. The bitterness balances nicely with the malty caramel sweetness, but it’s definitely on the hoppy side. Full body, dry in the mouth. Nicely carbonated. Pleasant bitterness in the finish finish. A very drinkable one, although a bit moderate to todays standards. 101021

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigBen2120 (688) - Derry, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 31, 2006
Amber, slightly red body with little head to speak of. Smells very hoppy, both bitter and citrus. Hops dominate the flavor, though there’s a fair bit of malt there to support it. On the upper side of medium bodied, with hints of syruppyness... Not sure what to make of this one. Pretty tasty and non-offensive. Actually pretty good, IMO. I’d get this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2749) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2006
12oz brown bottle. Coppery orange colour, long lasting white head. Big citrus hop aroma - orangey and grapefruity. Sweetish caramel malt flavour with lemon and grapefruit hop background. Bitterness is modest, but there is a long hop aftertaste with some malt. Medium body, very lightly carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
optemoz (171) - Apex, North Carolina, USA - DEC 26, 2006
Bottled - Pours a clean amber with a fairly nice sized head.. Nose is tons of fresh picked hops..Flavor is resinous hops and lots of them... as the beer warms, more of the malt comes out.. Bitter on the back and sides of your tounge.. great IPA from Brooklyn

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