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RATINGS: 1950   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenisLD (87) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 16, 2010
Pours a clear copper body, with a fair amount of carbonation and a nice frothy off-white head. Pretty good head retention. Smells of citrus-like hops, some grain and light hints of fruit (apple, cherry, plum). It’s got a nice hop bite up front, followed by some malty, slightly sout graininess, with a hint of fruit. Not much in the way of sweetness. The finish is moderately bitter and bready, with a bit of lingering hoppiness. Light-to-medium bodied. Crisply carbonated and a bit acidic. This is a sessionable beer, especially for hop-heads, or those who are beginning to get into hops. I’d prefer this over pale lagers any time!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beardfear (87) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2011
Pours an amber colour with a lightly lacing head. Beautiful aroma - a flowery hop profile somewhere between Czech saaz and classic English ale hops, and a rich biscuity malt profile reminiscent of a darker German lager. Assertively crisp and bitter, with a light noble-hop spiciness. Creamy and smooth, and eminently drinkable. The best amber lager I can remember trying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElectroMod (87) - - NOV 28, 2013
Poured from a bottle. Pours a nice clear amber colour with a thin off white head. Aroma is a nice caramel malt with some hops. Taste is nice and floral with a hints of caramel in the back, lasting hoppy finish to boot. Decent carbonation, nothing too overpowering. Very good beer, although not a lager in my opinion; more of an american pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brewticular (86) - - AUG 12, 2012
A good Lager, easy to session. Dark color appears more like an IPA, but has a light aroma and a slight honey taste before the alcohol flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rollingwood (86) - Maryland, USA - SEP 5, 2010
A clear amber pour yields a spicy hop aroma of low intensity. The medium body is floral and hoppy with a slight bitter/tartness to the short finish. Not a bad lager I suppose.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BearBrewer (86) - New York, east village, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2004
I hadnt had one of these in a while and was really pleasantly suprised at how great it was. Really full flavored, nice body. A little sweet and flowery nose with some malt. Just enough hops to keep it smooth and not too thick. Ill be drinking this more often.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ecbeerguy (86) - East Chicago, Indiana, USA - APR 6, 2007
Green. Smelled green, tasted green. Too dry for my tastes. Date on the bottles is 340 6.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
surfmurf (85) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2004
Nice floral bouquet pretty golden appearance and fluffy head. Good taste but a bitter finish. Looked prettier than it tasted but overall a good showing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Edgekrusher (84) - , Alabama, USA - JUL 3, 2008
Bottled. Clear amber color with a nice white head. Clean dry taste. Very good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
metsbcd (83) - Connecticut, USA - APR 26, 2007
Better than an average beer, but thin and a little watery, hoppy for the lager style of beer. Not a bad beer, but not great.

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