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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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tranquillity (1859) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 6, 2006
A bit smoky aroma with peppery maltyness. Light red colour, thick head. Foamy palate. Wonderful long finish with flowery hops. Tastes extremely German.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2006 Lots of flowery hops and honey in the nose. Chewy amber body with a lasting blanket of suds. Caramel malt with a big spicy grapefruit hop finish. A wicked kick of rounded, lingering bitterness. Not dissimilar to Samuel Adams Boston Lager, and far too rich and tangy to be classified as a lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
melvin980 (177) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2006 A hell of a laaagggaaa. Not many better than this one. Deliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stefano (1965) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2012 Golden color. Thick, frothy head lasts a long time. Aroma of fresh hops and malty. Smoth caramel flavor with a pleasant roasted wheat nose. Extremely full bodied and complex. Very nice lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 1, 2006
From bottle. Great aroma of hops and honey, sweet but very distinct. Clear in appearance. Orange, yellow in colour with a thin head. I must say the taste gives an impression of quality to this beer. Tangy orange and malty. Another U.S beer ive tried recently and I am impressed. I would have this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vyvvy (5857) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 30, 2006
Pours clear copper with a good sized light tan head. Aroma has caramel malt with some butterscotch - rich, sweet and smooth. Medium body with some sharp carbonation. Taste has the caramel / butterscotch from the aroma along with some light spice - very smooth. The finish has some sharp spicy and woody hops - fairly crisp. I think this may have been a bit old with the malt taste, but it was still enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bennysmom (6) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 30, 2006 does not count
Poured copper, nice head - true lager - rich, full flavored, a bit flowery, as usual one of the best from the bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2006
Nice strong lager with a finish that hangs around with for a good finish. A lager not for the light beer drinker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jacobwennbom (357) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2006
Semi-dark lager with aroma of grapefruit and grain. Taste is grapefruit (probably from cascade hops) and bread spices. Quite lot of acidity wich make your taste buds go yay!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garrettdeming (17) - Apalachin, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2006
Just bought a book by the founder of the Brooklyn brewery, thought I’d try some of his stuff. This reminds me of Sam Adams Boston Lager- similar copper-roasted color, bright hoppiness, floral character and decidedly American taste. Enjoyed each sip. Nice one.

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