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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."


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jacobwennbom (353) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2006
Semi-dark lager with aroma of grapefruit and grain. Taste is grapefruit (probably from cascade hops) and bread spices. Quite lot of acidity wich make your taste buds go yay!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garrettdeming (17) - Apalachin, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2006
Just bought a book by the founder of the Brooklyn brewery, thought Id try some of his stuff. This reminds me of Sam Adams Boston Lager- similar copper-roasted color, bright hoppiness, floral character and decidedly American taste. Enjoyed each sip. Nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hepburn82 (143) - SCOTLAND - SEP 24, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2006 Bottle from Tescos, Dingwall. Lovely copper colour - looks extremely appetising. Malty and flavoursome. Nice long lasting hoppy bitterness to finish. This reminds me a lot of Budvar and i probably marginally prefer it to this. Great saazy finish but less smooth and slightly more astringent than the Budvar. This definitely make sme want to taste more of their beers!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6251) - Brier, Washington, USA - SEP 23, 2006
12-oz. Thanks, AbusedGoat! Pours ruddy amber with a big moussy platinum blonde head that settles to lace and rocks after one sip. Spicy saaz aromas; I poured this a little warmer than cellar cool and it was not quite a room-filler but definitely an area filler, and its showing a very pleasant nose for a lager. Nice earthy, spicy hops on the finish as well as the nose--more complexity on the finish, which lingers with a bit of the bitter. This is really nice, refreshing stuff. Its only 64F here today, but thats warmish for Seattle, and this is a solid Indian Summer session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 23, 2006
Clear dark amber body with a creamy tan head. Sweet caramel aroma with some dark malt. Sweet malty flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (4972) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2006
Bottled. Amber color with small head. Citrusy, sweetish, caramelly, raisiny and vinous aroma. Rich taste with citrusy and herbal hops, firm bitterness, dry hop flavor, salty minerals and light caramel. Citrusy dry hop finish. Balanced and satisfying beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2006
A Mes rate: Malty nose. Decent golden amber looks. More malt in the flavour with a dry hoppy finish. *yawns*

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
flemmingwillum (1036) - Nysted, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2006
Nice fruity aroma with a lot of aroma hops. The taste is a little dissapointing, though. It is not as obvious as I would have thought of a brooklyn beer. However, the hops are great. The aftertaste is fruity and has a quite long nice bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wild4mild (38) - USA - SEP 16, 2006
Bottle. Deep orange color with a rich foamy head. Nose of fruit and resin. Kind of hoppy for a lager, but not so much that it fatigues the mouth. Nice caramel roasted malt flavor with a hoppy finish. Quite tasty!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rdelljh (155) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 10, 2006
On Tap. Deep Amber, moderate head and good condition. Initial flowery hop aromas followed by a malty toast and bread note. Pine resin, hops and citrus notes in the mouth with some caramel malt and a long hoppy finish that dries toward the end. I added a slice of lemon.


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