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RATINGS: 1980   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear copper with a small white head that fades to a ring leaving some lacing. Aroma is fruity and loaded with sweet malt and floral hops. Taste is the same as aroma. Medium mouthfeel with a well balanced bitterness. An underated IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
demitriustown (1134) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUN 22, 2007
12 oz bottle: Aroma of fruity hops, light malts, somewhat heavy, and lightly creamy scent. Appearance is a amber/orange color with a small head that dissapears quickly. Taste consists of a bit fruity hop note, grapefruit, pine needles, and a ever so lightly sprinkling of caramel malts intermingled with some spice. Aftertaste is bitter and really crisp for an IPA. Overall, Very nice IPA. I like this one! Cheers!!!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2008 Nice aromas, hitting me with citrus tones and hops. The taste is great; like any good IPA, it finds the balance of hops, bitterness, and tastes very well. The first Brooklyn beer I’ve had, and it’s very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7478) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 19, 2007
Pours light copper with off white head. The aroma is grapefruit and orange rind. Pretty nice. There is a lightly vague-ish sweetness somewhere behind the hops. The taste starts off with some malt sweetness and grapefruit hoppiness that seems to mix into a sweet citrus flavor. Then the citrus grapefruit hop bitterness hits with all its mild might. Very fresh tasting and enjoyable IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2007 Bottle. Nose is citrus hops all around. Clear orange-amber with no head. Very well balanced hop-led taste with a smooth drinkable palate. Nice session IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBiker (1413) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2007
[Sampled in 2004 in Kolding DØE.] Long time ago it was very nice, sweethoppy and with a high drinkability. Now it’s anotherone in the stream of good microbrews.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eckato (147) - Gulfport, Florida, USA - JUN 17, 2007
Poured in Shaker...not much of a head or carbonation. Orange in color with a nice finish. Very drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robinvboyer (3532) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2007
lots of wonderful floranl hops, the citrus is more pronounced in the flavour that others i’ve had, big ornage and lemon notes, that reallt sitck to the back of your throat. reallygood bittering hops. very nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremytoni (3017) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2007
From bottle poured amber color with lots of white head. Nice hoppy flavor with a nice smooth finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4314) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2007
The aroma is very hoppy as well as malty and quite nice. The appearance is amber gold with a foamy head. The flavor is bitter but not very piny or citrusy. The malts are biscuit like. The palate is smooth. Overall a nice beer.


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