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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
walter (359) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2006
Draft, Baja Bean, Staunton VA. Brown with offwhite head. Fruity sweet nose of raisins and dark maple syrup. Rich, malty flavor with a hint of sour twang to offset the sweetness and provide an even finish. Very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jblendy (519) - Hawthorne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2006 Pours dark brown/amber with a minimal off-white head. Aroma is malty and semi-sweet. Flavor is also lightly sweet, malty, and a little fruity. Palate is light/medium with dark semi-sweet and bitter fruit on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brigg (521) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 15, 2006
(bottle) Dark brown with ruby highlights with medium, diminishing brown head. Aroma is mostly malt. Flavor is slightly sweet malt, some herbal notes. Nothing really stood out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thaichile (599) - 10aFly, New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2006
Tap. Pours a clear light amber with a decent white head aboard. Nose is slightly spicy and malty. Flavor is predominantly a fruity/malty taste; slightly sweetened, watered-down, holiday spice, iced tea. Finish was sorta funky and did not maintain those nuances that were experienced in the beginning. This was just OK, nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - DEC 13, 2006
Clear, dark amber with a tiny beige head. The aroma is toffee, roast, vienna and golden raisins. The flavor is slightly sweet, grape juice, some berries, caramel, herbal and ice tea. Medium/light body with moderate carbonation and nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 11, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2007 On tap at Commercial Taphouse. Labelled as Brooklyn Scottish Ale. Hazy dark amber body with a large creamy light brown head. Sweet caramel malt and light citrus hops aroma. Sweet fruity flavor with some caramel and some light citrus hops in the end. Original Rating: 12/11/2006 Clear ruby body with a small off-white head. Sweet caramel and tea-like aroma. Dry malt and some light caramel in the flavor. 6/4/6/3/12

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aurelius (4376) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 10, 2006
Ruddy brownish, big beady head. English ale-malt aroma - tannic, leathery, metallic, cereal, dried fruits. Very much in the English style -- my guess was that this was somewhere between a brown ale and an ESB. I could drink a mess of this. Cherries and vanilla cream, tannic, lightly sweet, lightly floral. Session weight. Cherry cereal finish. Moderate bittering, justly done. Another quality brew from this brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2006
On tap at Hop Devil Grillle. Pours a nice clear deep amber with a fluffy off beige head and nice lace. Aroma is toasty, with nutty malts, thick caramle malts and surprisingly hoppy for the style but is more on the herbal and tea-like hop side. Good full bready and toaasty malt side, herbal hops and a light bitter finsih- somewhat peaty and light smoke as it warms with a light fruity character. Good smooth mouthfeel at first- but becomes a bit slick towards the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crazyvin (1993) - New York, USA - DEC 10, 2006
Moghgany in color with a thin bone color head. lacing was minimal but there. A nice malty aroma with caramel notes. Some malty notes on the inital flavor but finished with a hoppy but. Some spice to it. good but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Trooper11 (468) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 9, 2006
Huge foamy caramel colored head atop a copper-orange brew. Aroma is cherry-wheat, fruity. Very spicy, roasted cherry malted flavor. Finish is cherry and pepper.

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