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RATINGS: 2150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sammy3D (141) - Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA - MAR 13, 2011
Pours a light amber to copper with a very minimal head. Mustard pretzel and juniper on the nose with just a touch of citrus. Nice pine flavor with an earthy grass tone balanced by some sweetbread malty notes. Love the balance of this brew and the lower amounts of citrus/grapefruit that is typical of most USA IPA’s. This seems to be more of a traditional english style IPA. Nice finish with notes of pretzel and a clean finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MetalNHopHead (1454) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Garrett Oliver is one to eschew the use of hops merely to appease the hophead crowd. For him, hops need to serve a stylistic purpose. Even with an IPA, they can’t be tossed in with abandon just for the hell of it. That can take some getting used to for a hop-crazed masochist, i.e., me. Still, getting to try several of these courtesy of our generous hosts in New York gave me the chance to appreciate this English-style IPA. It’s balanced but still noticeably hoppy. Grassy, herbaceous hops redolent of black tea. Beers like this are becoming less common here in the states, but they still have their place.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scotty (1156) - SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2016
Can from Tesco. Lovely looking brew, clean gold with a long lasting white head, good mousse. Big hoppy nose, nicely balanced palate, well hopped with soft malty notes, could be a bit fuller in body. Good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GregNC (108) - - OCT 11, 2016
On tap (Nun’s café- Paris). Color : clear golden ale with very thin white head. Nose : malt and citrus. Aromas : grapefruit, pinus. Dry texture, nice bitterness, low carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MasDen (131) - Mahilyow, BELARUS - OCT 10, 2016
Aroma: light hops aroma, citrus. Appearance: golden clear with small head. Taste: malt, hops, citrus, middle bitterness in finish. Palate: middle body, middle carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALIBALI (777) - Kiel, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2016
Fand ich früher erheblich eindrucksvoller. War definitiv auch anderer Hopfen drin. Egal, ist immer noch ein leckeres IPA, der eher britischen Machart. Hier dominieren erdig würzige Harzflavours, und die typisch amerikanischen Fruchthops kommen subtiler im Background zum Einsatz. Bitterheit bewegt sich im Mittelfeld. Probierschluck von Micha bei der LOCKN NIGHT 2016.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
L_Lovecraft (263) - - OCT 7, 2016
Caramel, floral, amber with a good white head, light body, medium carbonation, caramel, strong hoppy profile...a very good ipa that doesn’t disdain the tradition.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
themightyjag (444) - - OCT 3, 2016
355ml can from Tesco. Big white head settles quickly, good lacing. Clear amber body. Nose is orange toffee, syrup, biscuity malt. Flavour is burnt orange, treacle, caramel, a little spice. Nice lingering bitterness. Good mouthfeel, medium carbonation, gentle fizz on the tongue. Quite sticky on the finish. Good IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jimbo2 (245) - DENMARK - SEP 28, 2016
Meh. Decent, but lacks depth, hops and character. Too much of a mainstream beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (478) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Butelka 330 ml. Zloty kolor. Piana biala dosc obfita. Karbonacja srednia.Aromat i smak sosnowych szyszek grejfruta owocow tropikalnych. Niezle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zilb (181) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - SEP 18, 2016
Bue avec Jacky (ramenee par Ludo). Biere ambree a col de mousse moyen a bonne tenue. Carbo importante. Nez d’orange et d’agrumes. Final sur le pamplemousse, amertume prononcee. Biere bien equilibree.

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