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RATINGS: 2187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brooklyn East India Pale Ale, originally a summer seasonal, has been getting raves since becoming a year round offering in 1996. Garrett Oliver, a student of English brewing and beer history, uses English malts and hops to brew his EIPA in the classic, heavily-hopped style of the 19th century beers created for British soldiers serving in India.

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2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fruitfly (59) - , Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2008
Copper-amber color. One finger head diminishes to nice, fine lace. Aroma is solid maltiness with some warming alcohol and a bit of citrusy hops. High carbonation gives a tangy bite to mouthfeel. Hop bitterness is the only flavor aspect that I’m getting real range in--the beer’s greatest strength. More body than most IPAs.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaltOMeal (1093) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2008
12oz bottle. Pours a clear, dark amber with a white head. Nose is malt and slight citrus hops. Taste is like peach-flavored iced tea. Mouthfeel is medium with a bitter finish. More like a pale ale than an IPA and not as strong on the citrus flavor as I’d prefer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6552) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2008
bottle, very dark amber pour, head is thin, nose is faint malt and little hops, flavor is a bitter malt with some grapefruit, finish is bitter dry also

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
smjohnst (203) - , Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2008
I felt like this was a weak IPA. It tasted a little bit watered down for me. I expected alot because Brooklyn makes good beer but I was disappointed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ilovedarkbeer (2725) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - SEP 27, 2008
Pours an orange copper color with a medium to large sized creamy off white head. Nose is floral and citrus with lots of sweet malt but also tangy. Interesting and delicious nose. Taste is malty and very bitter with more citrus which is nice but the mouthfeel is kind of harsh and acidic. Overall a pretty tasty beer that went great with pizza.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Pours with a large, frothy, off-white head. Hazy orange body. Aroma of citrus (orange) and slightly spicey hops. Taste is a bit bitter, but theere is a lot of malt covering it. Water like mouthfeel, light bubbles.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beergod (103) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2008
This ale pours a nice amber color with a small head The nose is of slight citrus hops, but in a very mild way. Taste is pretty good, but definetly mild. This isn’t what alot of people would consider a tipycal IPA, but it makes for a good drink. Definetly an English style IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AMN (127) - Dublin, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 21, 2008
Good balanced IPA - proof that you don’t need to go overboard on hops to make it taste great. Looks fine; clear orange-yellow and a white head that left medium lacing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mar (5332) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 21, 2008
bottle thanks to dyetube. dark amber pour with a 1 finger thick white head. nice fruity hop scent. good thickness and a flavor of hops with grapefruit and a highly carbonated finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rustbucket0873 (419) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - SEP 19, 2008
Pours a golden color, with a small head, that disappears quickly. the aroma is slight of hops, honey, and malts. The flavor is hoppy, but not over whelming. it is sweet. This is a pretty good beer


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