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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VeloVampire (625) - Parkdale, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2007
12 oz bottle - pours clear deep gold, with a small white head. Aroma mainly of west-coast hops at first, but have a few more sniffs around and you’ll get quite a bit of malt backbone in there too. Flavour is very nice, if somewhat simple (not in any way a bad thing). Starts off with very citrusy/almost blood orange tasting hops, then transitions into a medium bitterness and finishes smooth and malty. Three easy steps. Bit of alcohol in there too, but not gross. I found this one to be maltier than most IPAs I’ve tried. Nice. Note - the bottle I drank had a best before date of Mar. 07, which is now, so it may have mellowed since fresh bottling. Whatever, it’s very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermouth (435) - Langeskov, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2007
Slight pale yellow with small white head. Got some peach, orange lemon peel and hops. Quit fresh and nice smooth bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2007
Poured from bottle, Golden orange in color...Smelled GREAT...Reminded me of Lipton Lemon Flavored Ice tea! Very citrusy...I am just not real in to IPA’s yet, so it was a bit too bitter for me.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dirkules (629) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2007
I’m a fan of this one. Sweet and hoppy. Not heavy on the bitters like a lot of IPA’s tend to be. I guess it all comes down to the fact that the beer favors malts. I do wonder in spite of the milder hops how it would travel to india.. but that can be pondered at a later time. I’m too busy enjoying my beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
melvin980 (184) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2007
Very Enjoyable bra. Hoppier than the reviews I read, nice "backbone" of malty goodness. One of brooklyn’s best.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Optigon (562) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - FEB 23, 2007
Mid-sized, white head, gold body. Citrus, hoppy aroma. Dry citrus, hop flavor with apple and some grape undertones. Good, solid mouth feel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (14290) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2007
Bottle at CityRock. Clear amber - white head. High hoppy, citrus, grape, light light malty, light sour-hop, nice - old favorit !!

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
benclarkiii (73) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 18, 2007
Not bad, but it just didn’t have the punch I like in an India Pale Ale. While the hoppiness was just the right level, there wasn’t anything else special about the flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (5842) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2010 Bottle (35 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear amber, small off-white head. Nice herbal and floral hop profile. Earthy bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mstockton (225) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2007
A well-made beer, but a bit too hoppy and bitter for my taste. Pours a golden color with little head off the tap. Strong hops flavor. Not an easy one to down after a night of drinking.


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