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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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TomDecapolis (4473) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAR 1, 2006
Pours a translucent amber with an average light tan fluffy head. Aroma was a nice floral and citrus hop with a caramel malt balance. Flavor was malty with a light hop mix. Flavor was solid but a step down from the aroma. A very solid lager though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattShizzle (540) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2006
Bottle, from sampler pack. Very good lager. Nice and hoppy & malty at the same time. Very well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2763) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2006
Pours a clear amber color with a white head. Aroma is a bit malty with some fruit. Taste is smooth, a bit hoppy and dry on the finish. A very solid lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2006
Bottle. Pours a golden amber color and very clean and clear. Nice creamy white head that dissipated slowly. Ring, with wonderful lace that left the surface covered in a thin layer of foam the whole way down to the bottom. Clean bitter hop taste to start, fading into sweet fruity flavors - such as peach - then finishing with roasted malt flavors. Dry, clean finish. Nice medium body. Balanced. Pleasant carbonation that makes it refreshing. A very solid lager. Definitely not the best lager around, but my favorite so far - taking into consideration value and quality.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 13, 2006
Poured from the botte at The Railway in Putney (London), golden amber with a large rocky head. quite a bit of carbonation. A fruity aroma of apples and peaches. Fruit again in the flavour - definitely peaches. The carbonations works well, a dryish aftertaste. I don’t typically favour a lager, but this must be one of the best, I see why it is so highly rated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Undefined (46) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2006
One of my favourite lagers around at the moment. crisp taste with lots of hops and malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ingevara (797) - SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2006
Aromatic and bitter, tempting color, and a deep lingering flavor with lots of hops and malt. A really good lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gachupines (885) - USA - FEB 8, 2006
Amber with a white head. Taste is clean and crisp with a decent hop bite. . Nice dry finish as well. Very nice, flavorful lager that I would definitely get again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ehhdayton (1188) - USA - FEB 7, 2006
The aroma is a pleasent combination of fruit and malt undertones. It is a rich amber color with a frothy beige head. The head is fully lasting and the lacing is considerable. Initially there is a burst of hop flavor with a caramel malt taste coming through. The finish is dry a bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
steview (1019) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 5, 2006
i can’t believe i haven’t rated this and i picked this up in okinawa of all places / it’s a decent brew; i like it / maple brown body, slightly hazy, tiny beads of bubbles stream upward, soft light tan head, little to no lacing; smooth, slightly prickly; slight pine and floral notes, toastiness, lime tartness with a slightly sweet and juicy aftertaste; not bad, not bad...

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