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RATINGS: 2280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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."


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
donrajin (233) - Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA - JUL 31, 2007
I am not a typical lager person, but this was a good smoothe beer that went down nice a quick. This is definately your typical American Swill Lager. Good beer plain and simple

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HipHopOpotamus (233) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2014 Good beer, enjoyable, good drinking session and a great lager. Not golden or tasteless.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjakopa (232) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - AUG 30, 2012
Pours a slightly hazy light brown colour. A fruity aroma followed by a slightly hoppy and fruity taste and a bitter finish. Overall a well rounded beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spelt (232) - East Kingston, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 7, 2010
Nice bready malt aroma with just hint of noble hops. Nice white head atop amber beer. Taste is towards sweet. Carmel and very, very light diacetyl present. Very light floral hop flavor. Seems to have a little bit of a fruity character. Enjoyable beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scubaguy (230) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 5, 2011
It pours an amber color with a 1 finger off white head that quickly vanishes to a cap. It has a constant amount of carb and some tiny lacing. I get a pretty huge amount of floral notes on the aroma with some subtle carmel. The flavor is pretty malty for a lager. I get some good sweet carmel notes and some floral and some decent spices. A pretty well balanced offering. It finishes dry and with some lingering grassy notes. This is not your typical lager, but something better. A very drinkable session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rds (230) - USA - MAR 23, 2008
A very flavorful lager, clear gold color, dry aftertaste. What a good lager could and should be.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oreogobbler (228) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2008
Pours a completely transparent amber brown, beautiful carbonation, and a thick frothy head. Very yeasty aroma, maybe some toasted wheat, chestnuts, and caramel. Full body and well balanced flavor. Starts with a nice malty-ness, follows is some caramel, a tiny bit of hops and a crisp clean finish. This beer has great body, great flavor (though not very complex), great balance, and I enjoy it very much. Fantastic.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
unstablefable (228) - SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2011
Pours thin with a medium Amber very un lager like colour with fluffy light head. on the nose large notes of floral and citrus delightfully enticing, much more that you would usefully expect from a lager. Tastes largely of the hops that you smells with a lovely bitter carbonated kick. The 5.2 abv balences out the malt/hop balance nicely. On the palate it is light with a large flavour profile very little of the "wet corn flake" taste you useilly find in lagers. Overall this beer is fantastic, I can see why this beer is their flagship brew, could drink a lot of these and still enjoy it on the 4th drink,

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mircoas (228) - ITALY - JUL 6, 2014
33cl @ enoteca. Classicone americano e non essendo io un grande amante delle lager l’ho trovata buona.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bailz316 (228) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Medium bodied, nice color. A solid lager but more interesting beers out there from Brooklyn


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