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RATINGS: 2391   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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (22991) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2007
Bottled. Clearamber, small head, Distinct crystal malt aroma with some canteloupe-like hops. Fairly sweet with the expectedly clean, hard mouthfeel goes well with the flowery aromtic hops. Light-medium bodied, medium bitternes. Enjoyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2007
12oz. Bottle: Aroma is malty but also smells of floral hops. Poured orange/amber in color with a medium-sized, off-white head that lasted throughout. Clear. Sparkling. Flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Starts out doughy and malty and then finishes grassy, yeasty, and a little bitter. Medium body. Sticky texture. Average carbonation. Bitter, slightly dry, finish. Overall, a well crafted but rather average Lager. A little too malty in the middle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - FEB 1, 2007
From a 12 oz. bottle with an unnotched freshness date along the right side of label. Poured a clear reddish amber golden with a foamy white head, small amount of laced sticking. Aromas of light bready malts, lemon fruitiness and floral. Good carbonation and a crisp, dryish, smooth light-medium bodied mouthfeel. Tastes of grainy, soft bready malts, a sour lemon in the middle, a spicy hop bite at the end, and a dry grainy, bready finish. Very nice, quite quaffable lager, would go great with a sports on TV Sunday.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2007
What a nice surprise! This is a pale lager disguised as an ale - and very well so. Nice head and a rather dark golden color and the aroma has notes of fruit/aroma hops. The flavour has floral and fruity notes with notes of caramel and a nice hoppy bitterness in the long finish. A very nice lager indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - JAN 30, 2007
This lager pours a clear amber with a dense white head that mostly dissapates. It has a firm aroma of citrusy hops. The mouthfeel is light with almost no carbonation. It has a simple crisp hop flavor from start to finish. It’s almost like a lager version of a special bitter. Very simple and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - JAN 28, 2007
Clear copper, with a loose, billowy off-white head that laces well. A very fruity, spicy hop aroma that definitely hint at a ale. Medium body and a good hop bite that pushes this lager above the competition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JAN 25, 2007
Pours a coppered amber with a nice beige solid head with decent staying power and nice lacing. The nose is delicate and floral. Creamy rich malt underneath. Really nice creamy full rich mouthfeel. Perhaps a bit much for a lager, but very nice in my opinion. Big rich malt, a big sweet, but not overpowering, toasted with good balance also coming from floral hops. It’s nice to see a lager with some real flavors to it. Very floral. The finish is floral, but the aftertaste comes back to the sweet and slightly fruity malts. A bit of alcohol for the ABV being so low. I’d buy this in a heartbeat for a party in place of Sam Adams or SNPA... this stuff is tastier yet not too big for the palates of most.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2007
Nice, malty lager. Great refreshing drink, a little overcarbonated. Lots of mellow floral flavor - some nice hop essence, bittered really well. Would make a nice summer drink - overall a little bland but enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Moz (613) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JAN 19, 2007
Bottle. Clear amber colour with a fluffy white head. Aroma is mostly fruity with some bready malts. Nice full flavour, dry fruits, honey and citrus. Decent bitterness, long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LAC2007 (17) - Edgewater, New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2007
A very complex beer. The first thing one notices is the flowery aroma of the hops. It is followed by a good balance of roasted malts (bread like flavor) and citrus notes. Although the beer is dry hopped it does not overpower the flavor. A very good beer to drink.

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