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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jmichael (640) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 11, 2009
heavier body than a lager may generally represent, good full palate, and fluffy mouthfeel. mild flavor but good. I grabbed to have for my fishing trip, wanted a good lager out of the can and it fit the bill rather well. But the best beer (to digress) to have on a boat in the middle of a lake in the middle of nowhere canada, is a bell’s two hearted, bottle. Damn perfect time to have that beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pookie9121 (122) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 18, 2009
12 oz. Bottle. Pours a nice copper brown color. LIght to medium head. Smelled of malt. Also tasted of malt. Also some hints of citrus. Recommended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2009
(bottle from j12601). Clear amber color. Medium off white head. Light grain aroma and flavor. Avg duration. Slightly dry finish. Thin texture. Soft carbonation. Fair lacing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - OCT 16, 2009
Sampled in Boston. A pretty well made lager, fresh with mild hopping and malts. Drinks smooth. Has a hint of herbs that are nice and crisp. Very nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
swiseman (433) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 22, 2010
dark amber color with some malt aroma. mouthfeel is quite thin, but makes up for it in the taste. good amount of aroma hops with only a hint of bittering. certainly an excellent easy-drinking beer that provides some depth of taste. reminded me of a Samuel Adams Boston Lager, but would have to compare side-by-side to truly make a comparison

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SoLan (1550) - Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2010
Bottle. Best by 4/10. Amber/copper, clear, white head. All malt- cookie, toffee, sweet caramel, toast. Just a touch of earthy bitterness on the clean finish. Light/medium body, balanced, easy. Decent session brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jodah52 (210) - Michigan, USA - MAR 8, 2010
A solid American lager; pours light amber with a rocky, frothy white head. Aroma of piney hops and sweet malt; flavors are well-balanced between light and carmel malts. Straightforward and well-crafted, nothing fancy but pleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pauls_parade (340) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 13, 2010
Pours a clear, light copper color with a solid off-white head which leaves great lacing. Aromas of bread, light caramel malt, and subtle pine and grassy hops. The palate is medium in carbonation, light in body with a lasting finish. The flavors is malty upfront and ends with a pine-tree bitterness. Overall, the beer is refreshing and drinkable. There’s a good balance between the sweetness of the malt and the bitterness on the back end, and it’s a pleasing beer to look at. I wish the aroma was stronger and included more, and the pine-like profile of the hops is a bit cloying.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Steeeve (327) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Nice deep amber pour with a thin off-white head. Mild floral hop aroma with some bread or yeast smells. Slightly hoppy with some notes of caramel malts. Pretty tasty overall and I’d drink it again, but I wouldnt go out of my way to get it. Nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
coolpop (1394) - 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.

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