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RATINGS: 2411   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jlruthven (608) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 12, 2007
Very good lager. Poured a surprisingly amber hue, with decent head. Nose is very floral, with some hops, malty balance. Taste reflects the smell, again much more floral and spring-time-ish than I expected. Very good session beer; highly recommended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dragonfly1 (500) - Colorado, USA - MAY 10, 2007
6 pack bottles. Surprised how amber it was- thought it would be more a yellow shade. A small head remains for a long while, good lacing too. Starts sweet, ends with a lingering bitterness. More body / complexity than I was expecting- I enjoyed this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Touche (57) - New York, USA - MAY 10, 2007
Ok brooklyn. Brooklyn lager was one that got me into the finer side of beer. Fruity and toasty with hints of nuts but overall a simple thin taste that gets to you after cases and cases. Certainly not one of my first choices but when options run out, i rush to the lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabjork (691) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2007
Bottled. A bit on the red side. Minor white head. The aroma is malty and hoppy. The flavour is distinct with a hoppyness. There is a sweet aftertaste as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ambrose (141) - East Aurora, New York, USA - MAY 6, 2007
Out of a keg. out of my growler. out of my pint glass. out of my bladder. ok, ok, I didnít really try it out of my bladder. But this beer was so suprisingly exceptionaly good that I gave it serious consideration.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Bottle sampled. Pours amber/golden with a small white head. Aroma of floral hops, fruit, and sweet malts. The flavor is sweet, floral, toasted malts, and a mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2727) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Pours golden with a touch of red. Has a small, quickly dimmenishing head. Aroma is malt, slightly sweet, and grassy. Flavor is grass, malt, nd ratehr hoppy. Finishes bitter and sorta dry. Itís a good brew, maybe a little too much of the grass hops but nothing to fret over. I make sure to drink it when I visit Brooklyn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 1, 2007
On tap @ Common Grounds NYC. Great lager, hop presnce, balanced well with the malts. Iíll drink this any day over any of the macros. A nice alternative

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mannika (140) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 29, 2007
355 mL bottle. Pours a clear amber with a moderate head. Aroma is of sweet malt with a bit of grassy hops. Taste is moderately bitter, with a bit of an apricot sweetness. Bitterness makes for a clean finish with little aftertaste. Overall, described as a lager, but sure is tastier than any of the macros.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dunkelbitte (20) - New Jersey, USA - APR 28, 2007
On tap, in a bottle, I think Iíve even had it in a can. It looks beautiful, a clear amber with minimal head. You can smell the hops very strongly. Speaking of hops, itís a bit too hoppy for a lager.

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