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RATINGS: 1688   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11192) - Washington DC, USA - APR 28, 2002
English hops in the aroma let you know where they’re going with this beer -- far away from California and the Northwest styles of IPAs. Take a sip and you know the aroma was legit -- this sucker’s got some bite. Some maltiness to help balance the flavor somewhat, but only somewhat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11005) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 4, 2006
12 oz bottle-pours a light tan head that laces with copper color. Aroma is medium citrus hops and malt-caramel. Taste follows with the hops bitterness coming through at the finish. OK carbonation. Light/medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009
Date: September 14, 1996
Mode: Bottle
Source: Chevy Chase, DC
Appearance: dark yellow, whispy head
Aroma: good hop aroma
Body: good hop flavor with some underlying malt body, slightly sour and bitter aftertaste

Date: November 05, 1999
Mode: draft
Source: Brewfest, Duramn, NC
Words: ARRAY(0x9f6e6f0)
Words: Winter
Appearance: yellow
Aroma: fresh hop aroma
Flavor: lots of hop flavor, nice bitter finish
Overall: nice but simple

Date: November 05, 1999
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, Duramn, NC
Words: Winter
Appearance: yellow, scant head
Aroma: pleasan fresh hop aroma
Body: liqht body
Flavor: nice hop flavor, low bitterness, light but a really nice hop flavor

Date: March 11, 2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Words: ARRAY(0x9f6e8a0)
Appearance: clear dark amber, wispy beige head
Aroma: sweet caramel aroma with light floral hops
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, mild hop flavor with a light bitter finish

Date: April 01, 2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brewfest, Classic City
Score: ii to ii+
Appearance: clear dark yellow, frothy off white head
Aroma: sweet grapefruit aroma mixed with candied malt
Flavor: lots of sweet malt flavor balanced with citrus hops, nice bitterness kicks in half way through and leads to a long bitter finish

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (10792) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2006
Stunning. Very hoppy and strong in taste. Last long on the tongue. Beautiful amber colour with an off-white head. Taste is slightly fruity and has a nice finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (10782) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2009 Orange beer with short-lived head. Rich aroma of roses, grass, peach and strawberries. Hops-dominated bitter flavour with an almost tobacco’ish dryness on top of a little fruityness. Long lasting hop bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10610) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2008
a bit of a sour aroma (unexpected). thankfully it didn’t come back in the flavor. Looks great, good taste too, although everything is a bit damped down compared to the best mircobrew ipa’s i’ve encountered. Great balance between sweet and bitter, a bit on the bitter end of the scale, which i like. Alc. totally hidden. Great brew, but the aroma draws down bigtime.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (10367) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 12, 2008
Bottle from Vintage Cellar. Lots of hop, and it seems more resin than citrus. Light amber color with a flattened white head. Medium body with very mild carbonation. Flavor is well balanced between malt and hop. Not too strong. Just right. The hop seems to finish a bit floral. A delightful brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2008
Amber with medium lasting head. Aroma is fruity with hoppy notes. Flavor comes out light sweet with pronounced hoppy notes. Ends wuite bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10294) - 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 (10104) - 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.

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