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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (3355) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2015
12oz can from Kroger in Grandview. Gold pour, frothy off-white head that leaves a solid half inch of retention. Aroma of grass and bready caramel. Tastes are lemon, sweet bread, light tartness. Straightforward, but easy drinking. Nice medium palate. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (724) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 14, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Floral and citrus aromas present with some bread and malt on the nose as well. Light body with good carbonation. Quite refreshing. A bit of lemon in there as well as it warms up. Nice light and crisp dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mstrcrwly (647) - New York, USA - APR 4, 2015
drank straight out of the bottle..aroma of grass,pine,resin...crisp,dry,lemon taste..ehhhh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
malvrich (96) - durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 1, 2015
Brooklyn Summer Ale ABV is actually 5.0% 12 oz. bottle into a pilsner glass A: Crystal clear brassy gold. Not much head. Spotty lace left. Moderate carbonation. S: Grassy hops and sourdough bread on the nose. Pilsner-like. Good smell. T: Nice juicy hop bitterness upfront with a subdued bread note from the malts to balance. Nice clean dry finish. M: Thin body with a nice scrubbing carb tingle.Crisp bite and again, clean and dry on the finish. I could drink these all day. O: A favorite of mine this time of year. I like the light snappy character of this beer but it strikes me much more as a lager than an ale. Nothing earthshaking here but I’m quite a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopwine (523) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - APR 1, 2015
Nose is toasted grain, mild citrus, floral. Flavor is earthy, herbaceous, more toasted grain and citrus. The initial flavor is nice but by the finish it becomes kind of a mess, with flavors clashing in what should be a clean, focused style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TychoJames (465) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2015
Flaska quality hotell västerås. Klar orangegul vätska. Brödig lageraktig doft med viss fruktsötma och parfym. Lätt maltig doft med lite fläder och gräs. Vattnig kropp med låg beska

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Golden yellow pour with a white head. Aroma is malt. Taste is malt, sweet finish/citrusy. Little bready. OK beer, weak lacing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iznogud (1477) - CROATIA - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle, 355 ml at Hummus place, New York. Golden with small white head. Citrus, grassy, malty, dry bitter hoppy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (784) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: golden color, medium to small white head. Aroma: citrus, spice, fruits. Palate: Light body, lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (6158) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2015
27/XI/14 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle @ Gent Horeca Expo - BB: IV/2015 (2014-1422)

Clear blond to golden beer, creamy off-white head, pretty stable, non adhesive. Aroma: bit sweet, yeasty, some yellow summer fruits, spicy, coriander, white chocolate (vanilla touch?). MF: soft carbon, medium to light body. Taste: soft bitterness, bit of unripe peaches, soft sourness. Aftertaste: bit watery, grassy, soft bitterness, yeast, bit funky.

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