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RATINGS: 2001   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."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUL 26, 2010
Bottle. Pours dark golden with a medium white head. Flavor and aroma are very fresh and crisp, highly floral hops, some doughiness, spicy. A very tasty, refreshing lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (2600) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2010
355ml bottle. Pours a dark amber with a large head. Aroma is pithy orange, slight hint of pine. Taste is orange to start with a slighty piney, low bitter finish. A bit watery, but overall a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9356) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 8, 2010
Bottle. Pours clear copper with an average, frothy and fizzy cream colored head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, toasted, cookie), average hops (woody, earthy), and light esters (apple/pear). Flavor is heavy malt (bread, toasted, cookie), average hops (woody, earthy, herbal), and light esters (dried fruit). Light body, low warmth, medium carbonation, low creaminess, and a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sbanach (222) - Alabama, USA - OCT 17, 2010
The aroma is grainy, gassy. I was caught by surprise thinking it would be a light brew. The color is amber. There was a 1 finger head that dissipated and covered glass in nice, froth lace. Taste is hoppy, carmel, and slightly sweet. low malt. Tastes alot like a samuel adams boston lager, but much better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2013 28th June 2006
Warning! Early amateur rating! Amber lagerish beer. Full bodied. Lingering bitter aftertaste - hard work. Average.

29th May 2011
Clear amber beer, small off white head. Crisp palate, dry. Minerals. Creamy rich pale malt, lagerish of course! Decent mild hops,=. Dry finish with a bitterish aftertaste. Decent lager after all!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Reynolds314 (2224) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Amber colored pour. Slightly caramel malty flavor and very light hops make a very drinkable easy drinker. Nothing great but not bad either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2011
Pours a nice amber colour with a thick creamy head which leaves a nice lacing our the glass. The aroma is caramel and malt. flavour is nice light crisp and a little sweet very easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2011
This beer is really pretty decent, but still nothing much to it. I like some more complexity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (2559) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2012
Bottle bought @ Systembolaget. Pours dark brownish golden with a frothy off-white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some lacing on the glass. Smell is sweet with caramel, light bread, ripe peaches, wood and orange zest. Taste is malty, slightly sweet, slightly bitter and slightly metallic with dark bread, some sweet dried fruits, lemon peal, grass and wood. Mouthfeel is slightly watery and rather heavy on the carbonation. Finish is dry, slightly sour and bitter with bread and lemon peal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chrisxx25 (82) - - APR 1, 2012
Pours a nice goldfish orange. Aroma is lots of bitter hops, floral and a decent malty backbone. Smells more like a decent ipa than a lager. Taste is alright. Crisp, hoppy, floral and bread. Maybe a little citrus. Mouthfeel is a little watery. Not my type of beer but it’s alright. Can’t say anything bad about it. Nothing too special though.

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