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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."


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hallstein (146) - Skogn, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2012
Pours a nice copper-redish brown, with a nice head and good carbonation. Aroma of caramel and malt. A little hops mellow out the aroma nicely. Velvety, delicous mouthfeel, and a nice malty flavour with hops that does not pop out, but are well balanced. Definately the best lager i’ve ever tasted.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daniellunsford (105) - - SEP 4, 2012
A honey gold color with a small one finger head. Not an extraordinary aroma but sensational lager from such a big brewery. The most balanced mass produced lager on the market.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mrtavora (27) - - SEP 14, 2012
I struggle to call this a lager, so if I had a vote on style it would’ve been low. If you ignore the fact they call this a lager what do you have? An excellent well balanced session beer

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dartaway (3) - - JAN 27, 2014 does not count
Rich, malty American lager - thicker and fuller tasting than most lagers. Perfect beer for an autumn day 28/01/14

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bosta (120) - SLOVENIA - FEB 27, 2012
Bottle. Nice copper-golden color with head of white foam. Mild sweet aroma. Medium bodied, medium bitter and very light sweetness. Well balanced and very refreshing. One of the best lager I had.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
LoveDarkBeer (9) - West Bromwich, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2012 does not count
Very weird beer this one. Im not a lager drinker of any kind but make myself look foolish there but saying i love Brooklyn. Its nice rich almost fruit cake like smell/aroma. Bit of a let down in color but least its not "amber gravy" Rich full light slightly more of a smoke to it than a normal beer of its kind. Very nice bottled or on tap.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 4, 2012
A solid lager, one of the best with a decent distribution (which sadly doesn’t reach KS). A great session lager, malty and slightly thick on the palate. A nice hoppy zip. Tried with Nick at DMK burger in Chicago, 2012.

4.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ladyhops (43) - - NOV 19, 2012
Very fresh, light, crisp, and satisfyingly dark. Basically all that the Nordeast vienna wants to be. Fresh aroma, albeit light. Amazingly rich aftertaste and a warm amber color.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nickel (340) - - OCT 13, 2013
Impressive aroma and taste. Hops aftertaste like in best pale ales. Strong aftertaste.Probably best lager.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Xstream (173) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2014
Malty and fruity. Full body, sweet, light sour with creamy mild bitter grapefruity finish. Very nice.


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