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RATINGS: 1844   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2012 Bottle. The pour was a muddy dark brown with an average sized (1-2 finger) light brown foamy head the dissipated slowly and produced decent sticky lacing. The aroma was of a toasted malts, a mild resin hop and a sweet leathery yeast with notes of coffee, molasses, a bit of caramel and a light chocolate. The taste was a malty sweet with ever so light chocolate and caramel notes early on with the latter being bitter and having a strong dose of coffee with a nice hint of hops at the end. The flavor lasted a little longer that average with the hoppy coffee flavor settling nicely on the taste buds. Mouthfeel was smooth and creamy and a tad watery in texture with the body being somewhere around medium and having a moderate carbonation. Overall a really tasty Brown Ale with a slightly sweet bold middle and nice light malty, hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martin243 (1063) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2017
330ml bottle at home in a Hoegaarden snifter. Dark brown with a tan head. Dark fruit and chocolate aroma. Prunes, chocolate, leather and cooked veg flavours. Creamy texture. Not my favourite style, but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (1379) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2017
Keg Half Pint at White Horse American Beer Festival 2015, Parsons Green, London in July 2015 - Dark Brown in colour. Beige head. Slight lacing. Malty; roasty malts, some chocolate, coffee, caramel. Fruity; notes of dark fruits. Hoppy; light hops. Sweet roasty malty fruity throughout. Dry in the finish. Very drinkable. Decent. (2015-07-06)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nevalainen (660) - FINLAND - JAN 7, 2017
Clear dark brown color with beige head. Aroma of brown sugar, roast, dark chocolate. Taste was a nice surprise. This brown ale is stoutlike, strong taste, notes of chocolate and sugar. Very, very nice brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
E_leap (12) - Wollongong, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2016
I hated it!!, seriously not good, very confused beer!, watery and poor mouth-feel taste is acidic from that coffee flavour that shouldnt exist in there, but oh well!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ffaoe (580) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2016
malty aroma with faint hints of chocolate. dark red/brown in color with nice long lasting head. taste is of dark caramel malts, roasted barley, and hints of chocolate. smooth clean finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabuzzer (655) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2016 355ml bottle. Deep reddish brown with a frothy tan head. Chocolate and caramel aroma, flavour is nutty, toffee malt, not much hop evident. Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Echon (428) - rhus, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2016
Dark brown. Chocolate and light roast in the aroma. Light malt flavour with notes of chocolate and a bit of acidity. Somewhat dry taste with a dry and lightly bitter finish. Medium body, watery texture and prickly carbonation. Overall, a boring brown ale. Decent aroma and nice colour, but there is not a whole lot of flavour here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (7206) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2016
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark brown pour with a bubbly light tan head, aroma has toffee, nuts and a hint of coffee, taste has dried fruits, wet leaves, some chocolate, some roast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndreasP (169) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2016
Some chocolate and orange in the aroma. Light burnt notes, dry and no sweetness. Hops are discreet. Nice brown ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SouthWillRise (2) - Houston, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2016 does not count
From a bottle. Very nice aroma and smooth on the palate. Finish is reminiscent of outdoor griddle pancakes with real, homemade maple syrup. Smooth finish, not crisp, lingers just enough.

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