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RATINGS: 2388   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slacks (615) - Bolton, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2008
341ml Bottle: Pours a deep peachy brown, cloudy, and with a decent white head. Aroma of cinnamon rolls, rock candy, floral hops, caramel malts, and yeast. The flavour is spicy and hoppy, nice and bitter, with a very nice caramel sweet malt to balance. Grassy, earthy tones in the aftertaste. Very nice!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
sleepylopes (318) - New York, USA - FEB 29, 2008
strong stale yeast and tin can aroma. Tastes of plug hops and tin can. Exuberant head. Liquid yeast infection.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeyplush (648) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 29, 2008
This is a very solid beer - nice robust flavor, with an excellent taste of hops. The clear, amber color is impressive, with a nice head. Reminds me of a mix between a lager and an IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2008
Bottled. Clear pale amber with a thick white head. Flowers and oranges in the aroma with buttery undertones. malty flavour of bread and fudge with subtle aromatic hop notes of flowers. Mild spicy and grassy finish with floral undertones, hints of white bread and toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EHSRanders (1987) - Tjele, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2008
Bottle. Hazy amber colour with medium creamy off-white mostly lasting head. Hoppy aroma with notes of caramel. Sweet bitter flavor. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quietman (173) - Florida, USA - FEB 22, 2008
Clear dark amber.White head.Sweet caramel aroma with grassy floral notes.A nice balance of sweet and bitter, with the hops bitterness more pronounced in the finish.Soft texture,smooth.Very nice.I’ll be having another.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bungalo22 (326) - Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA - FEB 19, 2008
Poured from bottle to a lager glass a nice amber color - a nice dark amber for a American lager. Pours carbonated and with a decent head. You can smell the hops right after the pour, very hoppy. A little bitter on the palate but the taste is very consistent and smooth. Certainly at the top of my Lager list and probably my favorite Brooklyn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mybestfriend (263) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2008
Bottle. Pours a copper colour with a light head. Hops, orange and some malty caramel on the nose. The taste has some sweet caramel notes and some nice hops. Good QPR on this lager!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuinnessGal (93) - Virginia, USA - FEB 9, 2008
The carbonation was lively on the pour. Amber gold color with a sweet smell of flowers. A very tasty lager!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
geoalex (12) - Frederick, Maryland, USA - FEB 9, 2008
Tasted 09 Feb 2008. Clear orangish amber color with a carmel, malty aroma. The malt flavor has a "biscuity" sweet flavor ending with a earthy, peppery, bitter hop character. Has the bitterness at the end expected in lagers. Oily texture whole way through the tasting.

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