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RATINGS: 2325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2826) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 4, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2008 Bottle - Porterouse- very enjoyable- amber orange with a small head, caramel aroma with an equally caramel flavour, nice hoppy tang too with a small hint of marajuana, enjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzzler67 (1597) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 2, 2007
Bright, clear amber appearance with a large off white head and good lacing. Spicy hop aroma mingles with some toasted malts. Slightly sweet malt taste; hops project more of a floral flavor; bitterness lingers in the aftertaste. Medium bodied, well carbonated mouthfeel. Nicely put together and will go well with most pub grub. Sampled from a can with no metallic off-notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (7449) - Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2007
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear light amber color with a medium sized beige head. The aroma is sweet malt with the slightest hoppiness. The flavor is somewhat muted. Light sweet malts and light hops combine to a forgettable finish. This was an average American lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
donrajin (233) - Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA - JUL 31, 2007
I am not a typical lager person, but this was a good smoothe beer that went down nice a quick. This is definately your typical American Swill Lager. Good beer plain and simple

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zeprck (24) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - JUL 30, 2007
Crisp and refreshing, this is a good everyday beer. Not the most spectacular looking in the glass, but it has a nice taste of the hops without being real bitter and dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kalli (502) - Falun, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2007
Fresh aroma of hops and malts. Flavour is mostly hop yet not bitter at that. Clean and refreshing but not a lot beyond that, really.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mgumby10 (1856) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2007
Pours a light copper color, with a medium, well-retained light tan head. Pretty big malt character, with a good amount of spice in there too. Mild hops are also present. The taste is mild as well, a little bit grainy, some malt and hop presence but neither is overly up front. Just a slight little bitterness in the finish. The aftertaste has a small tidbit of spice left on the palate. Decent I guess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mhot55 (99) - USA - JUL 29, 2007
On the whole, a drinkable beer. Little bitter (hoppish) for a lager. Has more malt taste than normal lager also. Decent beer, nothing great. I agree that it is a good session beer."

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drfabulous (5228) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 28, 2007
As far as lagers go, it’s not a bad beer. But the plain taste of the lager makes me feel like this is a "go to" beer when you are in a NY hotel and it’s the only thing on tap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
linc33 (184) - Albany, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2007
Sampled at LCBO Summerhill Beer Festival, Toronto ON. A bit dark for a lager, and a bit too strong/bitter too. The blonde that poured it was sure excited about it though.

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