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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nephilium (1375) - Ohio, USA - DEC 23, 2006
It starts with an amber pour, and a good head that slowly diminishes. The aroma is a thin one, just a hint of bitterness and astringincy. Has a citrus, slightly bitter taste, with a thin palate. This is a beer that exceeded my expectations, and has the hints of a great session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (3021) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2007 (Bottel) pours clear amber. Citrus aroma with malty tones of caramel and toffee. Light undertones of flowers and small spicy notes. Maybe some fruityness. Crispy mouthfeel with a medium bitter, grapefruity ending. Nice malty backbone. Slightly peppery palate. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1187) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2006
A dark, amber coloured beer with a thick white head. A soapy hop aroma, citrusy with a malty undertone. A dry, hoppy taste, floral, slightly grassy and citrusy. There is a malty flavour in the background. The finish is dry. (Bottle - purchased from Tesco, Fakenham, Norfolk, at a reduced price of 95p. a bottle).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jblendy (519) - Hawthorne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2007 Re-rate. Pours golden/copper with a frothy light tan head. Lightly sweet malty aroma, with a good hop profile. Nice hop bitterness and spice throughout, with big balancing semi sweet malt background. Palate is medium, bitter, a little oily, with nice hop spice through the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
boxen (7) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 13, 2006 does not count
Very sweet, malty, round taste. This beer was a happy surprise; I really enjoyed it. Good with pizza.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OlMalteserHead (21) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 13, 2006
This has caught me by surprise, a nut brown lager with a lingering hoppy taste characteristic of an English ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KUEric (886) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 11, 2006
I’ve got to say, this is a tastey beer. Seeing it anywhere and everywhere I went in NYC I was half expecting it to be weak and watered down ... what a plesent suprise! Had a nice lagar-esque flavor but with both malts and hops. Which is wierd becaus eI often think of lager as beeing rather tasteless. Hops are what make this beer good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonnyC22 (164) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - DEC 11, 2006
This one takes a little getting used to. Nice fizzy head and some decent hoppiness. Solid 3.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grovlam (4156) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2006
Bottle. Clear yellow colour and a sparkling look. Initial appearance of head was medium. Aroma was hop flowery and spicy, yeast as the predominant notes. Favour was light bitter and dry. Light bodied with a light bitter hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevin62 (267) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2006
Had this on tap and poured to a golden colr with a thin white head.Had hints of lemon and malt and most definetly hops.Not too bad though.

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