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RATINGS: 2073   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."


3.2
   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.

3.5
   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.

4.2
   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.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sigmund (5181) - 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.

3.5
   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.

2.5
   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.

3.2
   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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SSSteve (3786) - - SEP 8, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2007 re-rate - malty but very hoppy aroma. amber colored with a large off-white head. flavor is awesome with lots of bready malt and tons of hops. perfect balance. very nice beer....... 9/8/05. malt aroma. amber color. fresh hops with a good malt balance. this is an excellent beer and a favorite from this company.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ForzaDHophead99 (3) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 7, 2005 does not count
Nice carmel color and a sweet white head fill the eyes while the powerful dry hopped aroma fills your nose with joy.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fantomas23 (463) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 6, 2005
Deep rich color for being a lager. Rocky offwhite head. Hoppy aroma springs out of the glass. Drinks more like an ale than a lager. Smooth maltiness with a goodly amount of hops. One of the better lagers I’ve sampled.


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