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RATINGS: 1807   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheRimmer (483) - Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2008
Wheatgerm nose with little hop presence. Deep amber color, foamy head. Taste was rich grains, wheatgerm, some hop presence behind it. Very balanced all around.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (700) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle. Clear Amber with medium white head. Sweet malts, biscuits and some toast. Nice aromatic hops with lychee, pine wood, Christmas tree, and tropical fruits. Quite creamy feel with dry spicy finish. Lively carbonation. Decent enough ipa.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ragnampiza (497) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - OCT 19, 2014
300 ml on tap in a random bar outside Rome. Dark golden yellow, pretty hazy, with a big, fluffy and persistent white head. Wonderful aroma, so fresh, clean and inviting. Definitely citrusy hop forward, resinous pine needles, some bubblegum as well. Proper herbal and grassy bitterness upfront, but then it’s slightly more sweet (esp. honey), sirupy and astringent than I’m used to. Moderately dry and slightly papery aftertaste. Average carbonation, medium body, creamy texture. The taste is not on pare with the excellent nose, but it’s still a lovely beer overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (645) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle 35.5cl. Appearance:Amber body with a 1 finger frothy beige head, leaving some nice lacing. Aroma; Toprical hops, pine and butterscotch Taste: Tropical hops, resin and butterscotch flowing into star fruit with anice bittnerness and a little bit of orange zest bitterness Aftertaste is star fruit. creamy mouthfeel, but a thin body ( although not watery), average carbonation. A nice little IPA espeically for summer, seeing it’s refreshingness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baalzevuv (9) - - OCT 19, 2014 does not count
Barwa ciemnozłota, piwo klarowne, piany praktycznie brak, nawet przy wymuszeniu. Liczne bąbelki wskazujące na spore wysycenie. Aromat typowy dla IPA, szczególnie przebijają w nim nuty ziołowe i chmielowe. Czuć świeżość, mimo faktu, iż piwo butelkowane było w lutym. No ale IPA może przecież trzymać bardzo długo, po to ją tak robili. W smaku bardzo lekkie, goryczka znaczna, nie zalegająca. Czuć zdecydowanie smak chmielu (czterech odmian), pod koniec przebija jakby miętowa świeżość.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (753) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle 35.5cl. Deep amber color, one finger frothy beige head, recedes slowly to a thin layer, light lacing; strong fruity nose, lime/lemon, citrus grass, apricot, pine, caramel, floral notes; medium bittersweet taste, citrus, star fruit, orange zest; medium to full body, creamy mouthfeel, average carbonation; smooth medium bitter finish, long lasting. Nice friendly IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBHansen (115) - Křge, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2014
bottle @ friends. Appearance: pours golden with medium short lived white head with a bit of lacing. Aroma/taste: caramel, citrus and floral notes. Palate: average carbonation, light to medium body, a bit caramel sweetness, distinct bitterness, medium duration and a watery texture. Overall: ok ipa

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gustavofnd (24) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - OCT 14, 2014
Excelente IPA. Vale repetir. O preço dela e perto de R$ 10,00 no pão de açúcar ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (867) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
0.33l bottle poured in a chalice. A: Nice clear orange color with a one finger beige and foamy head which fastly dissipates leaving some lacings S: The smell of fresh and floral hops simply jumps into your nose. Delicious! Sweet malts are felt in the end T: Hops and sweet malts. Citrus. Very bitter end. Quite refreshing M: Light body. Medium carbonation. Dry and bitter end D: Good. Delicious hop bitterness. Quite refreshing beer. Delicious IPA, one of my favorites. Good quality beer. Brooklyn’s trademark. [ BA Review @ 4/30/2010 ]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
Discrete, yet character-ful aroma of citrus and pastries. The taste is IPA-esque, with associations to brussel sprouts, ruccola and mountain plateaus. The aftertaste is hoppy as expected. Pretty decent IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (812) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2014
Fles bij mitra in Eindhoven meegenomen. Amber kleurig met beperkte schuimkraag. Geur is typisch brrod caramel en bloemig, de bloemen komen ook terug in de smaak, die klassieker aan doet dan de meeste ipa’s, minder bitter tikkeltje wrang en zuur zelfs in de afdronk. Wel mooi vol, smaak gaat richting bosbessen. Bijzondere en smaakvolle ipa


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