Review - Brooklyn Brewery's Brown Ale
"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." -- Brooklyn Brewery
This brown ale pours a nice chestnut color with an off-white fizzy head with almost no carbonation. The head completely dissipates leaving a soft ring around the glass with fair retention. The aroma isn't as nutty as we expected, but it is slightly nutty with perhaps a hint of peanuts. First taste is very nutty, much like the peanuts that we picked up in the aroma, which oddly enough gives a slightly sweet taste that carries through to the finish with a chewy texture. Light to medium bodied, it has an oily texture that leaves us watery with soft carbonation.
Reviewed on August 9th, 2007.