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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dj (521) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2006
Bottle, 355ml. A copper-coloured pour with a small lasting head. Strong aromas of hops and citrus. Tastes very alcoholic, with hops, citrus and caramel. A nice hoppy, bitter, somewhat fruity finish with some acidity. Average carbonation. Pretty good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
waolsen (1358) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - MAY 26, 2006
tap. outside of madison square garden where the Celtics put a whooping on the highest paid, and worst team in the NBA. This beer represents the people of New York. I say it represents them well. It is revolting in just about every way. I’ll take a coors please. Do you guys remember when the Sox came back from 3 down?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
henrik (41) - Århus, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2006
Light amber. Great grassy fresh hoppy aroma -- from the dry hopping I suppose. Not much besides the hops though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grandpa (327) - Verona, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2006
I had this one at Shea Stadium, in a plastic cup. It had a big white head over a dark gold brew. The head up and left sip lines on the plastic cup. Well balanced hops and malt, neither too strong but had a full-bodied effect. A pleasant beer. It went down easy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11188) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2006
Pours dark amber with little head. Aroma is very hoppy, though yet it has a spicy quality to it. This expands to the taste, where spices and a flowery feeling add to the hoppy bitterness...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2006
A nice clean light brown beer. A rich full bitter flavor. Very flowery aroma and a little bit of that passed on to the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - MAY 13, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2006 Very nice lager, sweet maltiness, smooth dryness the whole way through. Long after-taste. Definitly hints of caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MonsterMash (58) - North Tonowanda, New York, USA - MAY 11, 2006
A very nicely balanced beer. Some flowery hops with a nice tasting malt. Doesn’t do anything fantastically well and too expensive for what it is though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Magjayran (1379) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 9, 2006
Draft version. Pours a clear amber color with a rather thick white head. Great lacing. Interesting sweet malty aroma hints at pre-spice applesauce and and fresh baguettes. Flavor is dominated by an appley malt presence with just a faint hing of bittering hops at the finish to hold everything down. This is the kind of lager that a lager hater could enjoy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2006
Pours a nice amber color. Nice sweet malt nose with a hint of hops. Taste is caramel, with mild hops and a touch of fruit.

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