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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
samzim (262) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 4, 2014
Faint aroma of malt. Clear copper colour. Clean flavour with malt and caramel notes. Light body and medium carbonation. Pleasant but not too interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
wolfcarnival (129) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2014
Drunk 03/11/14, bottle at wetherspoons in leeds. had loads of time to kill before my flight so i thought fuck it ill get drunk. got this 2nd. pours hazy orange with a fluffy head. smells pretty good. loads of caramel and malty mash. taste is similar, with banana, toffee, butterscotch angel delight. barely bitter nutty finish. cant drink loads of this shit but it was alright. some bitter to balance the malt woulda been better

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cimbasso (290) - - NOV 2, 2014
An amber coloured beer with a slightly off-white head. The aroma is of biscuity malts and fruity hops. The taste has a biscuit-like sweetness, which is offset by notes of lime and mild grapefruit. Also hints of pine resin and a very slight soapiness. Very dry finish. A good Vienna-style lager dominated by citrusy hop flavours.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
curdy (8) - Lodge Park, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014 does not count
Slight hoppy aroma. Nice dark golden colour. Slight bitter flavour. Maybe Iíve been spoilt by all of the super flavoursome American IPAs and craft stouts that Iíve been drinking lately.....but this just doesnít cut it for me. Even this lovingly made Brooklyn Lager cannot convince me that lagers are worth going anywhere near. Why would I drink this when I can drink a super hoppy IPA or sweet malty stout/porter? Sorry lager, itís not you, itís me lol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
triskaideka (176) - Killarney, IRELAND - OCT 29, 2014
330ml bottle (or thereabouts) - pours dark golden with white head. Fresh - hoppy aroma and flavour. Medium body - good lager

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tessic (913) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
This lager poured a medium amber colour with an off white, frothy head. A little lacing. Scents include lite spruce hops, cereal, dough and citrus. First sip was smooth with medium carbonation and a nice malt flavour. Other flavours of lemon citrus, bread and cereal. Light hop flavour with citrus lingering on the palette.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gbgbrouge (200) - SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2014
From tap, golden with medium head. Aroma mild with notes of grass and hay. Taste refreshing with noticeable bitterness and noes og toast and grass. Slight bitterness in the finish. Great lager!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brianza_ale (151) - ITALY - OCT 25, 2014
33 cl. Pours a medium dense off-white head, amber and slighlty cloudy. Smells quite aromatic: caramel, tosted, malty, and with that typical citrus american hops note. Tastes caramel, orange, citrus, herbs; quite sweet and malty at the beginning, reveals a quite smooth hoppy character, with low to medium biscuity bitterness. Average carbonation, light bodied, dry finish. One of the best lagers/commercial craft I usually find the supermarket, has a pretty decent quality overall

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (882) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2014
355ml bottle Apperance: A nice amber with low off-white head, with a good retenion, leaving n minor lacing spots Aroma: Grass, Light Grapefruit, caramellised malts, biscuit, tones. Taste: Starts with grass and orange zest, caramellised malts a light sourness, with a night little floral fruity hoppy bitterness. thin body, average carbonation. Starts with caramel and finishes with anlight little bitterness fruity and floral hoppy tones. One of the best bers I had in this style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2584) - BELGIUM - OCT 25, 2014
Classic Vienna lager from New York apparently made to a pre-Prohibition era recipe. Pours a warm and pretty orange blonde colour, clear with very quiet sparkling on tiny bubbles, under a creamy, dense, yellowish, quite stable head leaving attractive lacing. Aroma is on the weak side and mostly reveals American hoppiness, with hints of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, caramelly malts, walnuts, biscuit, tobacco and perhaps a faint hint of iron. Smooth, slick palate with medium carbonation, soft onset of dried fruits and caramelly malts, nuttier in the middle, finishing in a citrus peel-like, somewhat peppery hop bitterness of relative length, through which the slightly toasted maltiness shows up as well. This style seems the bottom-fermented equivalent of the English pale ales and bitters, and this one is very true to it. Nothing extraordinary, just plain enjoyable. Could drink this all night.

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