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RATINGS: 1836   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Brooklyn Brown Ale, made exclusively with American ingredients, won Bronze medals at the Great American Beer Festival in the Strong Ale Category in 1991 and in the American Brown Ale Category in 1992. Brooklyn Brown uses pale, crystal, chocolate, and black malts to attain a complex creamy texture. It is more heavily hopped than its British forbears.

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3.6
tmad (93) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - NOV 26, 2006
Dark brown with a dark red tint, medium beige head. Nice chocolate, coffee malt flavor, this is what you would expect from a Brown Ale. Very good beer.

3.7
cab (866) - DENMARK - NOV 25, 2006
Bottle. Deep brown color, nice texture. intens flavor for a brown ale. Nice cafe beer.

3.6
smoosh (536) - New Albany, Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2006
Bottle - aroma is chocolatey and quite hoppy. Quite unexpected for a brown ale. A very nice, deep brown body that shows purple through light - I love that. A creamy beige head sits atop. Chocolate is at the front of the flavor. The hops make a surprisingly dry finish. A very nice example of a style that is not one of my favorites. I could drink a few of these, though, with no complaints.

3.8
Crit (4057) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 12, 2006
Gorgeous sparkling reddish brown. Thick lasting creamy beige head.Light pleasant malt nose. Interstingly blended complex malt palate. Good Belgian lace.

3.2
jason (1836) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2006
Bottle. Decent aroma but good look with decent head that stays. Good flavor that has a nice malty aftertaste and body to it. Very smooth for the style.

2.3
themightyomega (92) - New York, USA - NOV 12, 2006
Pours a very nice chocolate brown, with a coffeen latte-colored head that seemed to die in a hurry. Looks beautiful in the glass. Then the hops aroma hits. The hops, for me, absolutely overwhelmed any other aroma and flavor in this. No subtlety, complexity, nothing. Just hops up front, hops at the back, and hops in the middle. Good mouthfeel, nice texture though, so if super-hops is your thing...

3.6
mansquito (6889) - Nueva York, New York, USA - OCT 31, 2006
This is exactly what I envision a brown ale should taste like. It is thick, creamy and malty. The ale is nice and hoppy and pours a nice happy brown color. So far, this is my favourite of the Brooklyn beers that I have tried.

3.5
emacgee (4705) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 24, 2006
Poured a dark, ruby red brew. The head was medium, tan, and frothy. The aroma was light, spicy, and sweet. The taste was sweet, with hints of molasses. The palate was thin and crisp. The finish was slightly hoppy.

3.9
Borup (15320) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a white tan head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel and malt. Flavour is again matl chocolate, caramel and notes of coffee. Great Beer.

2.9
scania (188) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown with tan head. Flavor starts malty and creamy, with dry finish. boring.


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