Brooklyn East India
Brooklyn east india
Description: Brooklyn East India Pale Ale is inspired by the original East India Pale Ales brewed in England in the early 1800’s for the troops in India. Everyday English ales were spoiling during shipment from London, around Africa’s Cape of Good Hope, to Calcutta. Using extra malt and hops, British brewer George Hodgson developed an ale with the bitterness and strength to endure the long sea voyage, giving rise to a great beer style. Our East India Pale Ale is a deep golden beer brewed from British malt and a blend of hops featuring the choice East Kent Golding variety. It is traditionally dry-hopped for a bright aroma of hops, lemongrass, pine and citrus fruit, and has a robust bitterness, a warming malt palate and a clean hoppy finish. We think Hodgson would be rather pleased.
Food Matches: Brooklyn East India Pale Ale is particularly suited to spicy foods, especially Thai, Indian, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Szechwan, and Mexican dishes. It’s also great with crab cakes and fatty fish. The beer is robust enough to stand up to strong flavors and its citrus flavors mingle wonderfully with those in food. After dinner, the snappy hoppiness perfectly mirrors good aged cheddars.