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RATINGS: 2016   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5367) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2005
Jax Beer and Wine, Atlanta, Ga - 12 oz bottle. Pours a light amber color with a slight off-white head. Aroma has a perfumey, sweet essence to it with some floral accents to it and a citrusy back end. Flavor has some sweet caramel notes, hints of ripening vegetables, and a hint of mosquito repellant. Mouthfeel is decently thick for a lager and it finishes strong. Surprised and impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16456) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2005
Amber in colour with a nice big white head. Disappears quickly though. Has a little fruity and hoppy aroma. Malty and a little sweet taste with the bitter hops coming in the end leaving a nice mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10020) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2005
Bottled, pasteurised, Wetherspoons World of Beer Promo. Deep amber colour, white head, not over carbonated. Surprisingly decent beer, heady fragrant hops with a good chunky dry malt body. Long finishing late hops, a very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGenius (154) - Pittsburgh, PA, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2005
This was a good solid lager. It was pretty hoppy and sweet and had a good smooth taste. Was hoping for a little thicker taste though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
braudimusprime (75) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 19, 2005
Amber pour with frothy, solid head. Aroma of flowery hops, crisp lager taste but with a strong floral character which definitely dominates any malt presence. Exceptionally clean, no discordant notes or bad aftertaste. Pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckyinMinn (18) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - SEP 15, 2005
One of the best lager beers I have experienced--tastes more like an ale with a stronger hoppy taste. Dark red in color with a small amount of head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sigmund (4953) - Tau, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2005
355 ml bottle, bought in Denmark. Amber colour, large foamy head. Very nice flowery and fruity sweet aroma. Flavour is somewhat less interesting, some toffee, nuts and dusty hops. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2006 Unexpected. Aroma is sudden and unexpected as soon as i open the bottle, floural hops and grapefruit. Taste is similar with enough malt to balance it out nicely making this a very drinkable and enjoyable, what i would call pale ale rather than lager. Wetherspoons now sell it so winner all round.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
snclrlws (19) - Hanover, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 12, 2005
I bought this beer on the recommendation of my liquor store owner, and have regretted the decision ever since. Unbalanced hops, an unenjoyable bitterness, and a watery palate combine to render this beer virtually undrinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2005
[bottle from peckhams] Pours dark brown with a moderate head. Aroma is sweet fruitymalts with some breadish notes. body is light and it has a little bitterness in the finish.

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