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RATINGS: 2370   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boboski (1095) - Alabama, USA - DEC 25, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2007 Little one finger head appears on top of a light copper body. Floral tones highlighted by notes of toffee, mild hops and malts, spices are evident too. Very refreshing taste yields to more aggressive spiciness and grassy hops. Finish is very clean. Very well done and quaffable Vienna.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nephilium (1617) - Ohio, USA - DEC 23, 2006
It starts with an amber pour, and a good head that slowly diminishes. The aroma is a thin one, just a hint of bitterness and astringincy. Has a citrus, slightly bitter taste, with a thin palate. This is a beer that exceeded my expectations, and has the hints of a great session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2007 (Bottel) pours clear amber. Citrus aroma with malty tones of caramel and toffee. Light undertones of flowers and small spicy notes. Maybe some fruityness. Crispy mouthfeel with a medium bitter, grapefruity ending. Nice malty backbone. Slightly peppery palate. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1554) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2006
A dark, amber coloured beer with a thick white head. A soapy hop aroma, citrusy with a malty undertone. A dry, hoppy taste, floral, slightly grassy and citrusy. There is a malty flavour in the background. The finish is dry. (Bottle - purchased from Tesco, Fakenham, Norfolk, at a reduced price of 95p. a bottle).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jblendy (519) - Hawthorne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2007 Re-rate. Pours golden/copper with a frothy light tan head. Lightly sweet malty aroma, with a good hop profile. Nice hop bitterness and spice throughout, with big balancing semi sweet malt background. Palate is medium, bitter, a little oily, with nice hop spice through the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
boxen (7) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 13, 2006 does not count
Very sweet, malty, round taste. This beer was a happy surprise; I really enjoyed it. Good with pizza.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OlMalteserHead (21) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 13, 2006
This has caught me by surprise, a nut brown lager with a lingering hoppy taste characteristic of an English ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KUEric (922) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 11, 2006
I’ve got to say, this is a tastey beer. Seeing it anywhere and everywhere I went in NYC I was half expecting it to be weak and watered down ... what a plesent suprise! Had a nice lagar-esque flavor but with both malts and hops. Which is wierd becaus eI often think of lager as beeing rather tasteless. Hops are what make this beer good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonnyC22 (164) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - DEC 11, 2006
This one takes a little getting used to. Nice fizzy head and some decent hoppiness. Solid 3.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grovlam (4198) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2006
Bottle. Clear yellow colour and a sparkling look. Initial appearance of head was medium. Aroma was hop flowery and spicy, yeast as the predominant notes. Favour was light bitter and dry. Light bodied with a light bitter hoppy finish.

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