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RATINGS: 682   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (14043) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle at the ChrisO Snow Tasting, London - thanks to Phil and Anna for this beer. Pours clear amber with a fine, white foam head. Dry, bready malt nose. Light sweetness to the flavour, some berries, more bread. Light bodied with average carbonation. Some dry and toasty malts in the finish. Simple, easy drinking stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (13912) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2012
Clear dark orange with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and notes of dark fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 020812

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (13539) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2012 Draught, 2012. Murky amber colour. Sweet with a figgy character. Too sweet and the phenols are too strong. Still not into this one.

Bottle, Brewery Creek, 2008
Gold-tinged amber-brown colour. It’s a really nice colour, actually. Weak head. Toasty, earthy nose with some brown sugar and tobaccoey hop notes. Heavily toasty palate with caramel & cheesy oxidized hop accents. Sweetish finish. Rather boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (12744) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2012
Bottle at the Sussex Arms, Twickenhamd Green - Jan ’12. Poured to a mahogany brown colour, red tinges when held to the light and a small white/beige head. A malty aroma greets the nose along with caramel and light hopping. In the taste, malts, a little dried fruit, caramel/toffee and a little warming alcohol especially in the finish. Mouthfeel is of a medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation and fairly drinkable and smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (12659) - DENMARK - AUG 2, 2012
Bottle. Slightly hazy amber with small beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel and a little dark fruits. Flavour is malt, caramel, dark fruits, medium sweet, hops, spices and little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12468) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 25, 2010
Bottle from ericandersnavy. Pours ruddy copper with a decent foamy beige/tan head. Deep roast malt aroma. Medium plus body with foamy carbonation. Flavor is mostly malt with something like herby bitter. Heavy in taste, if not in alcohol. Not at all sweet. Different sort of stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 8, 2011
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Dixonian) Pours a clear orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of nuts, roasted grain, caramel, and florals. Flavor of roasted grain, nuts, and caramel malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (12125) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 8, 2006
(12oz bottle) Crystal clear copper body with small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, cherry, some root beer. Taste is moderately sweet, cherry, some anise, light earthy. Light-medium body, low carbonation, a trifle thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11919) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 22, 2006
Bottle from River Bend. Clear brown color with a large rocky off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Good caramel tawny port aroma. Medium body with light syrupy texture. Full heavy sweet flavor with a sweet spicy finish of moderate duration. Very enjoyable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11560) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2008
12oz bottle-pours a rich light tan head and amber/red color. Aroma is sweet caramel-medium malt, secondary spices, some fruit-cherries. Taste is spices, some fruit-cherries, secondary sweet caramel-medium malt, nutty/husky. OK carbonation.

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