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RATINGS: 2378   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biermonk (265) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 8, 2004
On Tummits tap At Summitt’s Wayside Taven during the Brooklyn Brewing Tasting...Nice full body for a Lager...Plenty of caramel malts to this one...Lcking a bit in some hop characters but maybe not for the style...Definite session brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
popephred (264) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2008
BOTMC Selection: Poured from the bottle into a double-walled pint glass. Pour produced a golden amber body with a pale yellow head of foam which mostly diminished with moderate lacing. Aroma is well-balanced, with a fair amount of hops, providing a floral scent. Dry, bitter taste,with some malting, and a clean bitter aftertaste. Not overly complex, though full-flavored.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mybestfriend (263) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2008
Bottle. Pours a copper colour with a light head. Hops, orange and some malty caramel on the nose. The taste has some sweet caramel notes and some nice hops. Good QPR on this lager!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VincentKabel (263) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2015
Really nice lager. Beautiful malty taste and aroma. Some faint citrus. Slight caramel touch. Beautifully balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
theacelatrain (262) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2006
Bottle. Pours dark, hazy orange with off-white head. Flowery hoppy lager aroma. Flavors are mostly flowery/grass/straw, with malts sort of taking a backseat. Hints of yeast and hops. Satisfying lager, but too low on the malts.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjakopa (261) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMA (261) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2014
Dark amber color. Nice white head. Taste is of hops. Bitterness. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hoppopotamus (260) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - JAN 30, 2008
Bottle, from a bodega blocks from the brewery (the Bklyn one, where this is NOT made). A clear orange-amber beer with a modest white head that leaves lacing. Aroma is caramel malt, with some flowery hops notes. The taste is surprisingly hoppy for a lager, atop a solid malt backbone. Finish is crisp dry hop bitterness. I could drink this all night, in fact I just might.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spporras (259) - FINLAND - NOV 2, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2007 (Bottle BB 07/07; ABV 5.2%) Fruity (citrus), hoppy (flowery) and malty aroma. Amber colour, clear and small, white, very slightly lasting head with good lacing. Toffee malty, citrus fruity and moderately bitter flavour. Medium-bodied and softly carbonated palate. Good brew, which does not taste lager! 10/03/07 (original rating was 7/3/7/3/14)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angrybeerman (259) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 1, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2010 Had a very nice amber colour but not much head. Hoppy flavor that went down very well. Had it some time ago and can’t remember the finer details of this beer. I do remember that it tasted good though.

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