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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

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
njnut (347) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (913) - USA - JUL 3, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 22 June 2012 -- Not much notes on this one. Good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (7624) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2015
35,5 cl. bottle. Clear yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit and spice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wihlan (402) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2015
Flaska på Brooklyn i hbg - lite lager toner, något friskare. Ljus i kroppen näst intill utan skumkrona. Väldigt lättdrucken. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6043) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 2, 2015
12 fl oz can from Great Grog. Pours clear amber gold, thin white head. Aromas of caramel, light lemon, light bread. Taste is light caramel malt, more lemon. Medium body, clean finish. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
weordie (252) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
Pours amber with a decent foam head. A very grassy, earthy aroma. Quite sweet, thick and tastes like a lager, albeit a very good lager. Not unpleasant but not outstanding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leebotton (310) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2015
Smells a bit like founders centennial - syrupy, light nectar. Tastes more like a lager and a bit grainy - very light and particularly malty / earthy with a bit of spice. Nice and easygoing but not particularly exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reberiii (417) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2015
This is a super easy drinking beer. Amber pour, cracker malt body, light citrus zest with a touch of pine. Not overpowering, you can put down several of these.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ERB92 (507) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2015
Fruits, grass and citrus in the aroma. Golden with a white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average to soft carbonation. Overall nicely refreshing, but perhaps a bit on the boring side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
niquillis (1690) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Keg at O’Leary’s, Orebro. Pours golden amber with off white head. Decidedly average bitter golden ale. Hard work, drank whilst watching Champions League Final.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KoRoBeNiKi (86) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2015
From a Bottle at a Greek restaurant, Avlee. Aroma of fruit and light watery citrus. Pours clear golden color with a meager head. Taste is slightly stronger than the smell. A bit of bitterness in the finish. The flavor is a bit boring and it’s a bit too much butter for a refreshing summer brew. It’s ehh.

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