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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - APR 16, 2005
Very full and frothy. very hoppy too. very dark, would like to try a fresher bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElJefe (553) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 8, 2005
Golden with an average white head. Aroma is filled with flowery, citrusy hops, with a bit of cookie sweetness. Flavor is piney and a bit malty, and the finish is dry and a bit astringent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - APR 6, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2007 Citrussy and hoppy, this is a very refreshing and pleasant beer. Pours a dark amber with small head. Sweet aroma, fresh flavour and good mouthfeel. The first vienna Iíve liked :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (22073) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 4, 2005
Bottled. Golden colour, huge white head. Fruity and hoppy aroma. Smooth palate and flavour of berries and fruit. ot much aftertaste. Good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (13700) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 3, 2005
Golden color, small but steady white head. Flowery, fruity nose. Extremely well-balanced malt and hop character. Feels more like pils than lager (what this Vienna means here?). Flowery, hoppy, world class brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4677) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 3, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2006 (Bottled, 5.2% ABV) Deep golden-copper color with a medium, firm and lacy head. Toffeeish, nutty-hoppy aroma with some floweriness, berries and butter. Quite strongly bitter, slightly roasted-malty and woody-nutty-hoppy flavor with a salty and mildly acidic finish. Sticky, bitter-woody aftertaste. Medium-bodied, slightly harshly bitter, mildly acidic palate with a bit fizzy carbonation. A slightly harsh and watery, but overall quite balanced and tasty brew with nicely aromatic hopping. Certainly one of the best Viennas out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChristianSA (368) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2005
Bottle. Amber with white head dragging Belgian lace at is collapses. Aroma is citrussy, which is repeated on the palate complemented by some light spiciness. Finishes with some bitterness. Thin mouth ffel with lively carbonation. An OK beer, but too dominated by the hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
swirl (267) - collingswood, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2005
This is Brooklynís flagship beer. Itís a golden copper that offers a sweet caramel aroma. It manages a nice malty taste. The aroma for this is much more appealing that the actual taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
georgekillian (344) - Alabama, USA - MAR 24, 2005
a great beer from brooklyn this lager goes down smooth and has a very nice color to it is a great beer to go with a meal or if you just want to have one while you are out

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hansk (9) - Fakse Ladeplads, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2005 does not count
Is this a lager? Iím impressed! This is by far the best lager Iíve ever tasted. Itís full of flavour, aroma and fruity like a good ale.

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