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RATINGS: 846   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Brooklyn Summer Ale is a modern rendition of the "Light Dinner Ales" brewed in England throughout the 1800's right up until the 1940's. They were also called "luncheon ales" or even "family ales", because they were refreshing and flavorful without being too heavy. We brew our Brooklyn Summer Ale from premium English barley malt, which gives this light-bodied golden beer a fresh bready flavor. German and American hops lend a light, crisp bitterness and a citrus/floral aroma resulting in a beer with a very sunny disposition. FOOD PAIRING Excellent with salads, seafood, quiches, and lightly spicy dishes. It's also great at a brunch. SPECS Style: English Style Light Dinner Ale Malts: Two Row British Malts Hops: German Perle and American Cascade, Fuggle, and Amarillo Alcohol: 4.5% by volume Original Gravity: 11 Plato

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
peponi (1414) - Mainz, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2016
Aroma: weak citrus notes and malty, close to the water. Appearance: clear golden color and white head. Taste: low herbal bitterness, weak citrus notes, thin malty backbone, dry. Palate: low body and medium carbonation. Overall: Average beer, a kind of water.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (10263) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours clear golden, nose is toffee, floral, taste is sweet, toffee, floral.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bursprak (2366) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2016
Bottle @home. Clear dark golden pour with a frothy head. NOtes of cereal, light hoppy, some floral notes and light bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
copestx (73) - Vesterbro, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2016
Bottle. Smells slightly better than a macro pale lager. Tastes about the same. Mild (very) hop notes. So simple this beer is pointless. Who is the target market? I know this is part of Brooklyn’s macro line but this is just awful stuff from a brewery that can absolutely deliver the goods when it wants to (Sorachi Ace Saison!!).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
N3lson1 (951) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Drank on tap at Valley bar, in a ten ounce mug. Pours golden with a bit of white head. Slight bittering aromas, nice clean and crisp. Was going for one, had 3+

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stouby (4426) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2016
Draught at Lipp. Clear pale yellow with a white head. Aroma medium malty (bread, wheat), light hoppy. Flavor light to medium sweet, light bitter and fruity. Medium body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Plovmand (7806) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2016
Bottle. It pours mostly clear golden with a white head. The aroma is earthy hoppy and malty. Light herbal and floral notes. Light citrus hoppy flavor. Some malty and floral notes. Simple and easy drinking.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (623) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Pours a clear straw yellow with a thin white ring. Not much aroma. Very watery and not much flavor at all. Blah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fillepolo (556) - SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2016 Bottle @ mossbylund Hotel and spa. Pours a amber colour beer with a medium head. Fruity and hoppy. Slight watery. Dry finisha

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ken1 (1701) - DENMARK - JUN 17, 2016
Aroma: fruity sweet aroma with ripe berries. Flavour: fruity sweetness with berries and a watery mouthfeel and a slightly bitter finish. Colour: amber with a white head.

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