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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
njnut (225) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Poured into shaker glass a gold color with a quick dissipating white head. Aroma was light and malty with a little caramel note. Taste was also light but with a malt backbone not corn. Some citrus very late in the finish. Body is light carbonation is fair. I think this is a good take on what is a bad, or boring style, as in its light but not adjunct. But why copy that?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemike (2222) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Brooklyn Summer Ale is golden in color and clear with a frothy white crown. The aroma is light malts and the flavor is slightly bready and floral. This is a light-bodied beer that is easy to drink, but a somewhat disappointing

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonmac (292) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 28, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2014 Tap at Lowry. Pseudo pint glass. Lighter golden color. Decent head and frothy longevity. Not much in terms of complexity. Obviously a summer ale with attempts at balance. Leans on hops. Relatively easy to drink. Falls in the middle of the road territory when compared to other summer ale options.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (866) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden beer with a large white head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, spices, toffee and butter scotch. Flavor is malty with notes of caramel, spices, earthy hops and some doughy metallic hints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Floback (523) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Six-pack from Crown Liquors. Pours a standard golden body with about an inch of white head that recedes quickly to froth. Lacing on the glass is a bit lacking; it’s runny and evasive. The nose is all citrus. The mouth experiences hints of grain, more citrus, oatmeal-ish oats. Perhaps some very light hop presence and grass in the finish. Medium/full carbonation and light body. A refreshing brew and quite easy to drink. Not much else, though, as one might expect from a "summer"-type style. Meant to quench the thirst of a heated summer frolic in some freakin’ meadow or whatnot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
spacecube (801) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2014
355ml an, pours light golden brown with a small head. Aroma has subtle caramel and biscuit malt, zesty citrus, palate is a bit watery and aromas don’t really develop. Finish is thin but balanced. Not bad for a barbeque session summer beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jflopsu (524) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours a clear yellow. Has a sweet citrus and wheat aroma. A light and crisp taste of citrus, wheat and very light malts. Refreshing and a great summer beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodbod (18) - SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2014
From a can, on the train. A light, refreshing blond beer. Good carbonation / mouth feel. Quite light in the finish. FOOD MATCH: Cheese & Onion McCoys (ace!)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wilnatp (561) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Tasted at Stanley’s Beer and Bacon Fest - May 17th, 2014 during Art-A-Whirl in Northeast. Notes were a bit light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vighals (1083) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2014
Gulbrun klar med tynt hvitt skum. Brødeig, tre og blomsterlukt. Lett, noe bitterhet i smaken. Kort

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