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RATINGS: 2399   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Brooklyn Lager, the Brewery's flagship label, is New York's "hometown" beer, brewed to a pre-Prohibition recipe that dates back to the days when Brooklyn was the brewing capital of the East Coast. Brooklyn Lager has won numerous awards. Wrote Michael Jackson in the Simon & Schuster Pocket Guide to Beer: "The dry-hopped, fresh, flowery, firm, flavourful, Brooklyn Lager **-*** started well, in 1988, and has gained in character since."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crafty07 (404) - Florence, Kentucky, USA - MAY 28, 2008
Wow. Every so often the brewers self description is surprisingly off. This is a lager, true, but it’s amber color and malty character distinguish it as a Vienna and an excellent example at that! Very tasty beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Baadstorp (55) - Århus, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2008
nice fresh dark beer flavours of fruit and citrus. very nice bitterness and hop flavour

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gusgus (235) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2008
Bottle BB feb 09. Big carbonation, almost gushing, Fresh citrus reminding of egg whites, sugar and lemon.. Pineapple, vanilla, apricots, papaya, mango and spicy hops. Medium body, grapy but soft. Clean and creamy. Some roasted malts. Dissapointingly short aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joebudzjoe (672) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 24, 2008
A nice clear amber color with a sweet aroma of fruit and hops. A nice, clean drink with nothing too crazy on the palate. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 23, 2008
Bottle, from Whole Foods, Greenville, SC. Really nice looking beer. Amber color, nice nose of spices and hops. Nice floral hops and a peppery finish. Highly drinkable and very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bermod (119) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 23, 2008
Quite interesting lager. Floral and citrus notes in both flavor and aroma. Berries and slightly spices also. Lots of common with same brewery’s EIPA in hop sector.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4770) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 22, 2008
It’s gonna be a photo finish, folks, as there are just days till we fly right past the "BEST BEFORE" date of June 08 notched onto the front label. Appearance: Pours a clear, amber body supporting a hefty crest of whiteish foam. Smell: Delicate toasty maltiness with a pleasant spicy, floral hop scent. Taste: Crisp, toasty malt flavor with a restrained sweetness that’s quickly scrubbed away by a spicy, floral hoppiness and medium bitterness. Finishes with a lingering spiciness and some sweetish grain hints. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Soft, medium level of carbonation. Drinkability: A fine, tasty lager from Brooklyn. If only every trip to Lagertown could be as satisfying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Awesome brew, Had this at a beer tasting and really enjoyed it. Pours a deep but clear amber colour- fairly large head. Well balanced, nice touch of citrus fruit as well as hint of caramel. creamy texture with a long smooth hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (13076) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Bottle poured a clear amber with a lingering ring of ivory foam. Aromas of carmel and citrus. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel and light citrus with a smooth moderatly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (11469) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 14, 2008
Bottle sample at a beer festival in kibbutz Ma’abarot, May ’08. Deep golden with a small white head. Aroma of slightly floral hops. Flavor starts sweetish with some malt, caramel and bready notes, and and finishes bitter and hoppy, a bit sharp. Medium-bodied. Rather nice.

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