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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 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Keg_Juggler (193) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2010
12 oz. can poured into plastic cup at Mets game. nice balance of hops and malt flavor. delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shrews629 (193) - Kentucky, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Clear, orangish/amber color with a white head that had nice retention and left some real nice lacing. A few bubbles coming up from the bottom. Looks pretty inviting. Getting some floral hops at first with the smell. A bit more than usual with a typical "lager" style beer. Some lightly sweet smelling malts. Not too strong though. Caramel malt. Bread or biscuit notes also. The taste was of a nice light bitter touch that leaves me wanting another sip. Somewhat sweet in the taste. Well balanced and good. Only slightly sour. The mouthfeel was medium, dry, even, crisp and chewy. I really like this beer. I could drink this at any time during the year. Not real heavy. Good all around beer. I will definitely pick this up again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hance07 (192) - DownSouth, Georgia, USA - FEB 7, 2008
Pours a nice clear copper with small white head that faded quickly. Aroma is piney hops. Taste is a good balance between malt and the slightly hoppy finish. Nice beer I would buy again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Imperial-John (192) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2008
LCBO about $2 per bottle. Hoppy aroma. Copper with a foamy white head that sticks around and coats the glass. Creamy, hoppy dry, clean taste. Easy drinking, all "lagers" should taste this could. Dry bitter after-taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evilsoc (191) - WALES - JAN 12, 2008
Pours amber with tight, white, lasting head. Caramal malt and floral aroma maybe honey too. Pleasant on the palate with the full malt, brown sugar flavour and enough bitterness to carry it. Simple but not too simple. It’s hard to find good american beer in shops in the UK and in the abscence of good APAs, this lager can work as a less hoppy alternative.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
taalhiker (190) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2008
From bottle. Part of Dayton Beer Tasting July Event. Paired with Garlic Shrimp Skewers. Poured clear golden with a small off-white head. Floral and light yeasty notes on the nose Easy drinking with just a slight hint of sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Die_Kapusta (190) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2010 Bright amber pour. White head. Aroma is malty and fruity with caramel and pine. Taste is sweet but balanced, fruity with some roasted notes, sirup and pine. Quite nice hoppiness for a mainstream beer. Not very complex but a solid beer, especially for a lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vanz (189) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 27, 2013
Probably one of the best lager style beers I’ve had, lots of character. Floral hops. Nice mouthfeel, very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blindeyedbetty (189) - Utah, USA - JAN 22, 2010
12 oz. bottle pours a dirty peach with off white head. Initially, the aroma of hops pushes out of the pour, followed by a gentle wafting of caramel. Medium bodied with solid but not overwhelming carbonation. Flavors of crisp leafy florals in the front palate, warming to a citrus malt in the middle with a finish of earthy woods and hops. Slight citrus aftertaste. Enjoyable and versatile, this might become one of my go-to session beers as it’s a little lighter for me than SNPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CrimsonGhost1971 (188) - USA - FEB 21, 2002
Not a bad lager. Different than some.

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