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RATINGS: 658   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


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2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndresTM (320) - Vienna, - JAN 8, 2013
The nose is a little messy... caramel, malts, roasted malts, coffee, BBQ sauce, soy sauce, molasses, and even some smoked wood. But Iím intrigued. Unfortunately, the taste delivers little more than a very average ale with malty bitterness and a bit of sugary sweetness. Mouthfeel is weak, with a thin-to-medium body and shy carbonation. This could have been better.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (183) - - DEC 17, 2014
On tap in Brooklyn. Clear golden color small head sort of soapy looking head. Aroma is lit bit of wet cardboard hops (pale lager like), caramel, honey. Flavor is caramel, sweet, little bit of cinnamon? (super light if at all). Not bad. Very light, malt forward, drinkable. Nice winter beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
graham_murphy (327) - - DEC 14, 2014
Very malty with sweet fruity and biscuit notes. Not a lot of flavour coming through from the hops. Yes itís an ale for winter nights.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markas101 (1898) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
33 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada via Zyn. Transparent iced tea appearance.. Subdued bready malt aroma. Mild flavour, malt predominant, with a medium nutty finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Namespayne (56) - - DEC 5, 2014
Aroma is raisin, spice, fruits and ale. Not much bite to this, not too much flavor either. A bit caramely on the palate. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (699) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Deep copper pour, small tan head. Nose is caramel malt. Bittersweet. Middle is mild sweet caramel spread over dark bread, hint of cherries. Finish shows a light woody hop push. Good with sausage, potatoes and carrots.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redtechnj (220) - Williamstown, New Jersey, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Appearance- Clear, reddish copper with a fluffy white head. Nice lacing. Aroma- Sweet, hoppy, Nice roasted malts. Flavor- Caramel roasted malts. spices, medium bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (5762) - ITALY - NOV 26, 2014
on tap bel ambrato discreta nota maltata tendenza dolce poco luppolata lievi tostature caramello biscotto

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayg1 (562) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours with little to no head with a dark-amber hued body. Aroma is of light fruit, raisins, dates, with notes of brown sugar and caramel. Spiced fruit cake comes to mind when sipping, light bitterness, low carbonation and slick mouthfeel. Not bad, not great. Very well done technically. Ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mark_Eck (771) - - NOV 23, 2014
Pours a dark amber color. Aroma and taste are caramel, cinnamon, and malty.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weordie (97) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a short lived medium head. Aroma is slightly malty but not very strong. Taste is very malty, some spices, tiny bit of a bitter aftertaste. Very inoffensive but nothing special.


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