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We brew Brooklyn Winter Ale from heirloom Maris Otter malts to create a beer with roots in blustery Scotland. Brooklyn Winter Ale is richly malty, aromatic, full-bodied and perfect with stews, roasts and holiday dishes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle->shaker. Dark brown, small offwhite head. Roasted malt, spices, earth. Messy and thin. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tympanic (163) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Brown, no head poured from bottle. Faintly caramelly, sticky, slightly bready, sweet. Not my favorite Scottish ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cthomas2390 (200) - Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Dark mahogany pour. Malty slightly roasty aromas. biscuit malts and a slightly spicy and peppery finish. Mouthfeel a bit thin for my taste, though it’s probably not too far off the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HeadyDE (424) - Delaware, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Sample on tap..medium amber color...aroma is mostly caramel..malt and a trace of smoke..mouthfeel is more of the same..can’t say I love scotch ales but this seems a bit thin overall for a winter moniker...far from full bodied..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coolfunnj (310) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - OCT 31, 2013
a deeply malty aroma mostly caramel and toffee based.a bit of smoke as well..dark red brown clear liquid,thin tannish head..tastes pretty much like the aroma sweet in its own way but quickly dissipating finish and a bit insubstantial,the flavors good,but the brew is slightly thin and watery compared to other winter ales..its not bad but a little extra texture and strength is missing

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GBZ59 (972) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - OCT 25, 2013
Botella de 355ml. Copa Thistle de Gordon´s. Color ámbar rojizo con tintes rubí a contraluz y apariencia algo velada. Espuma bronceada, corona tupida con bastante buena retención que deja encajes en las paredes. Aromas intensos de maltas caramelo, toffee y dulces de caramelo con trazos de caña de azúcar y melazas. Entrada azucarada y tostada. Cuerpo ligero y carbonatación moderada aunque chispeante. Aguada y azucarada en el intermedio con leve amargor herbáceo en el intermedio. Final dulzón/amargo y ligeras notas de licor de hierbas en el retrogusto. 12floz. bottle. Gordon´s Thistle glass. Reddish amber color, ruby tints to the light & chill haze appearance. Tan froth & close crown showing fairly good retention & leaving lacing on sides. Intense caramel malt, toffee & candy aromas, hints of sugar cane & molasses. Sugary & toasted upfront. Light body. Moderate but lively carbonation. Watery & sugary with a low herbal bitterness in the middle. Dry sweet/bitter finish & slight herbal liquor notes on the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (2173) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 24, 2013
355ml bottle from appellation wines. Pours a chestnut brown with a thick white head, good lacing. Classic Scottish 80/ aromas, raisins, toffee, light chocolate notes. Taste is medium sweet and very light bitter. Palate has a creamy texture, light carbonation, long sweet finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geiserich (3103) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 24, 2013
Bottle: Dark amber color, off-white creamy head. Malty aroma, roastiness, dark fruits cacao. Flavor is also malty with roasted malt bitterness, cacao poder, dark chocolate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Celikelf (63) - TURKEY - SEP 2, 2013
It is a nice beer that you should try once. Buy it is not one of my favorite beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3237) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 2, 2013
355ml bottle. Clear mahagony colour with small, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Minimally spicy malty aroma has a touch of roast, toffee, burnt caramel. Taste is minimally sweet and spicy malty, cautious hints of toffee, rock sugar, Ovomaltine, soy sauce. Aromatic, fairly intense, but not really tasty.

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