Brooklyn Brewery Summer Ale

Brewery: Brooklyn Brewery (Brooklyn, NY)

Beer: Summer Ale

Style: English Style Light Dinner Ale

ABV: 5%

It is still triple digits in Texas, so we are still drinking the summer seasonal beers!  We selected Brooklyn Brewery’s Summer Ale for our next beer review.

Here is what Brooklyn Brewery has to say about the beer:

Brooklyn Summer Ale is a modern rendition of the “Light Dinner Ales” brewed in England throughout the 1800’s right up until the 1940’s. They were also called “luncheon ales” or even “family ales”, because they were refreshing and flavorful without being too heavy. We brew our Brooklyn Summer Ale from premium English barley malt, which gives this light-bodied golden beer a fresh bready flavor. German and American hops lend a light, crisp bitterness and a citrus/floral aroma resulting in a beer with a very sunny disposition.

Verdict: Not a particularly complex beer, but still tasty and refreshing.

Grade: B


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