Brooklyn Winter Ale

When the days grow short and the beach recedes into our dreams, we need a very nice beer to get us through the long winter. Based on the satisfying malty ales of blustery Scotland, Brooklyn Winter Ale will have you looking on the bright side of things. Rich Scottish malts bring deep bready flavors to a beer with a full copper color, a round, smooth palate, and brisk hopping that pulls the sweet malts into balance. See - things are looking up already!

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Pairing Recipe

Carbonade Australien

Spec Sheet

Style: Scottish-style Ale
Malts: Scottish Floor-malted Maris Otter, English crystal malts, Belgian Aromatic malt, American Roasted malts, American oats
Hops: Willamette
Alcohol by Volume: 6.1%
IBUs: 25
Original Gravity: 16.5° Plato
Calories: 205
Food Pairings: Brooklyn Winter Ale is great with robust winter foods such as stews, steaks, lamb, game, duck, pork, barbecue, and it's a very nice match for a wide variety of fine cheeses, particularly farmhouse cheddar, Stilton, Gruyere and sheep’s milk cheeses. And should you decide to enjoy a cigar in your favorite armchair in front of the fireplace, this beer will play along very nicely.
Availability: November-March
Format: 15.5 gal kegs; 5.2 gal kegs; 24/12oz bottles
  • 2011 World Beer Championships: Silver Medal
  • 2009 World Beer Championships: Gold Medal