RateBeer
overall
83
99
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2399   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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."


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
demitriustown (1184) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - AUG 6, 2007
Aroma is a spicy, flowery scent at first, a bready malt characteristic , and a smokey roasted nut note on top of it all. Appearance is a semi-translucent reddish/amber color with a medium sized tan head that diminishes into a soapy tan film. Taste is nice malt overtones, with a bit of really bready overtone, a nice medium to robust lager that is really exciting my taste buds. Palate is lightly bitter with a lingering bitterness that fades over time. Overall, A darn good lager in my opinion. Cheers!!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biznizness (1128) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 6, 2007
Good lager, cloudy coppy colored, which I thought was interesting. Good lager, but Yueng is still king in my book. Bluengalingalang, that’s what I say.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (16724) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2007
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma is malt and a good amount of hops. Taste is not so strong though. Good bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
RiverHorse (457) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 5, 2007
Pours a clear amber with a tiny white head and not much lacing. The scent was a good balance of hops, malt, floral notes and citrus. A little thin on palate, but not a bad beer for a bbq. A good enough session brew.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2905) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzzler67 (1653) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (8898) - 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.

3.3
   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

3.6
   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.

3.2
   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.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 174 175 176  177  178 179 180 » 240


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50