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RATINGS: 794   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

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
glorydaze (35) - Savannah, Georgia, USA - JUN 5, 2013
Light amber pour. Aroma of oranges and sweet cream. Subtle pastry flavor with a slightly dry finish. Easy drink in the summer. Worth another go but almost too easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarineOBeer (45) - - MAY 13, 2016
A wheat light ale with slight medicine like bitterness, but is still clean, easy taste. Decent beer overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AdamLR (1) - Århus, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2016 does not count
Lovely refreshing beer, the palate really gives you a summerly feeling - light body, lively, thin feel, and a astringent finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
raymow (1344) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2016
can at Dagwood’s in Northeast Phila - pale golden color. Light and refreshing. A good session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1816) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2016
You know, porters and stouts are just as refreshing on hot summer days. That being said, I just popped the cap of this bottle from Market Street Wine Shop Uptown and poured it into a tulip glass. Clear, boring gold with a small white head. Aroma of grasses, citrus, other fruit, perhaps peach. Taste isn’t bad at all. Lightly sweet grasses, bread crust. However, just because it isn’t bad doesn’t mean this is a standout or anything I’d ever seek out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BobyFischer (293) - FRANCE - APR 18, 2016
Nez céréalier et subtilement houblonné, notes florales et herbacées.On y retrouve un peu de la Brooklyn lager. Bouche très légère, très fluide, légèrement acidulé plus qu’amer ou autre chose.Notes florales en bouche.Vraiment très light. Peut être pas mal par forte chaleur et servie bien "glace".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tstamba (670) - Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2016
Taster... Pale yellow gold with white head... Light refreshing ale, perfect for sitting on the porch in the cool of the evening...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (2097) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2016
Bottle at Locus Publicus. Orangey golden with thin white head. Sweet grains, floweriness, nectar. Light sweet, light bitter. Nice smooth oily texture, low carbonation. Nice flowery refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HoppyScallywag (272) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2016
Smells cheap and tastes cheap. It's comparable to just about any domestic macro. Pretty disappointed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sawbuck (594) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2016
Cereal and a touch of lemon on the nose. Gold color with a frothy white head. Sweet up front. Bread, and more bread. Bitterness is light, pilsner like with notes of pepper. Light mouth feel. Finish is balanced and quick. Beer for pounding in the summer....not much too it but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShaneJ (818) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 25, 2016
Clear golden, frothy/sudsy white head, honey, citrus, grassy, light body, easy drinking. Ok.

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