Review - Brooklyn Brewery's East India Pale Ale
"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. " -- Brooklyn Brewery
Pours a medium amber color with a clear hue, virtually no head despite decent rings of lacing. Aroma is of a musty warm fridge and yeast with notes of sweat. Initial taste is a faint astringent, moving to a light bitter finish with an average duration. Light-bodied, it has a watery texture that ends up leaving us dry, with soft carbonation.
Reviewed on April 2nd, 2007.