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RATINGS: 683   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bricks (774) - Delaware, USA - DEC 4, 2011
Aroma and taste of malt and spice. Copper appearance. Not in love with ie, but it’d be a decent winter option.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nocturne (1273) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2015
355ml bottle. Murky brown shade. Can barely manage a head. Aroma is smoky malt with some fruity character lurking. A lot of earthy toffee flavours on the tongue. Quite sweet. Suitably wintery I guess but just felt a bit lacking somehow.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (8648) - Ursel, BELGIUM - AUG 4, 2015
Clear, rich redcopper colour; medium, cream-amber head, not very lasting; Leafy, bready, nutty. This smells like an Urbock all the way. Slightly sourish, quite leafy. Malt underneath, but hardly any sweetness, even not warming up. Dried red fruit, faintly pharmaceutical. Not really well bodied, more attenuated than Bock would be. Needed a good Brooklyn one, after the Blast(ed) disappointment.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PriorL (2796) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle. APPEARANCE: dark brown beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: caramel, malty, sweet, some alcohol. TASTE: very sweet, malty, some alcohol warming feeling. Good winter beer I think. Not really my style though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GnarlyGnome (815) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle: Nice winter ale, big malt character with some dark fruit and a very nice aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (765) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a nice hop and malt mix Appearance- This beer is copper colored with a small white head. Taste- Has a big malt flavor. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Overall- A real good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (1091) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 15, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Pours a clear brown with a modest off-white head. Aromas of raisin, prune, molasses, cloves. Light to medium body with a thin texture. Fairly mild flavor on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou (1446) - - MAR 2, 2015
Nutty, plum, dark caramel, mild roasted malt, touch of licorice, astringent finish. Flavors are a bit mild despite a promising nose, not as rich as expected for this style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ContemplateBeer (1782) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Aroma: Toffee, pecan praline, fruity esters reminiscent of fig newtons. Appearance: Rusty brown translucent pour with a foamy tan head that settles into a ring. Flavor: Thoroughly malty and somewhat sweet with lightly spiced bread and caramel; fruity esters are more dull than the nose suggests, leading to a semi-sweet finish. Palate: Full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, long finish. Overall: Some good things going on here; I only wish the flavor was as dynamic as the nose suggested.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2283) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Aroma: caramel, molasses, bread malts, winter spices, cloves. Appearance: hazy brown, small creamy, beige head. Taste: Light sweet. Palate: sweets continue, then turn slightly bitter, fizzy carbonation, medium body. Overall: nice seasonal ale, could be more intense for that ABV. Pint at The White Horse, Parson’s Green.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimplySike (1206) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2015
355ml. Bottle.
Pours clear copper with tan head.
Aroma caramel, sweet, brown sugar, spice, honey.
Taste caramel malty sweets, little roasty bitter.
Mouthfeel thin.
Nice beer.

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