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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."


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
acearl (394) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2013
12oz bottle, darkish yellow hue, diminishing white head, no lacing, smells a little clove like but not too much of taste, tastes a bit of banana and sour, a touch sweet, overall a good lager, don’t love the brewer but maybe their inherent taste fits well with this style, serviceable in a pinch, probably a good session beer albeit at 5.2


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gurthnar (2179) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Aroma floral, flowery, assertively and surprisingly hoppy. Light to moderate caramel. Clear amber colour. Okay head. Taste is simple, clean, light to moderate body. Hops shine, flowery and floral, but less than aroma suggests. That is a good thing. Moderate bitterness. Hops balanced with caramel malt. The caramel malt flavour is a bit too much for me to enjoy. This beer aims to pack a bigger punch than desired. Remains a good beer all the same, but not very sessionable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (834) - Georgia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Nice strong example of the style. Dark yellow orange color. Crisp, bready aroma. Slightly sweet, but nicely malty and doughy. Easy drinking.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brewfoolery (26) - California, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber with modest head and lacing. Nose has malt without sweetness, bready aroma that easily readies you for tasting clean and wanting that first sip. Dry with light mouthfeel, easy subdued low hop balance.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Becca1 (4) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2014 does not count
really well balanced crisp and malty Always seems to be a better flavour in the bottle, perhaps the carbonation on keg is too strong? delicious and widely available so always a good choice

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (696) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle. Clear light amber, dark orange. Lager aroma with grain and floral notes. The taste is crisp and malty. Very good lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jore (8) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 13, 2014 does not count
Combines surprisingly strong flavorful taste and fresh lightness of lager. Safe choice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
loco_gallego (154) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Ambrée orangée, relativement limpide. Mousse peu persistante, par se dépose bien. Aromatique houblonnée sur le fruit, un côté caramel avec aussi une pointe céréalée au niveau du maltage. Levures. En bouche d’entrée sucrée-caramel avec une petite amertume bien balancée. Fruitée, agrumes avec une pointe d’acidité. Fin de bouche plutôt sucrée et levures. Carbonatation moyenne. Vraiment très bonne Lager.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bennetporter (59) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Pours from a bottle a slightly turbid amber with thin white head with medium bubbles, perhaps chill haze? Aroma is slight floral hoppiness, but not as much as typical with de rigeur dry-hopped, mouthful of hops, kind of beers. Flavor is a rich crystal malt, with a nicely balanced hoppiness. Thin mouthfeel. Perfectly drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sugram (77) - Tartu, ESTONIA - DEC 3, 2014
0.335l Golden color, white head stays. Aroma: hops, caramel malts. Taste is hoppy, light body with light bitterness. Notes from malt sweeteness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sarauckelman (215) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Amber with thin scummy white head. Full, round aroma, a bit fruity. Flavor is malt and a mix of sour and bitterness. Thin, peppery mouthfeel. Not bad.


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