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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brewslurp (18) - - AUG 6, 2009
Brought 6 pack back from NYC. Amber color with nice white head. Head stays all the way down with good lacing. Nice sweet malt aroma with floral hops. Very nice balanced taste between malt and hops. Crisp, a little dry and fruity. Fuller bodied than most lagers. Extremely drinkable. Great beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lbjor (22) - NORWAY - MAY 29, 2015
Dark golden with 1 finger head. Tastes og creamy malt,flowers and little bit pine. Creamy feel. Some hop bitterness at the end.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (114) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2015
T: -very nice floral hops with oranges and tangerines upfront -middling caramel component -well carbonated -thin with light hop bitterness,oranges and grapefruit on the finish O: Ive seen this categorized as a Vienna Lager,its not. Theres a definite american touch to this and i love it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wazzawazza (57) - Geraldton, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26, 2015
Good solid beer. Not normally a lager fan but this steps up and tastes beautiful. Will buy again with glee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1611) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 23, 2015
draft that poured a mostly yellow to light orange color with long lasting white head. decent lacing and carbonation. the aroma was a mild malt and definitely could get the lager aroma. slightly sweet and mild on the hop. the flavor is a prime example of the this style. very smooth and almost creamy. just a decent overall flavor of the lager style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
androman (826) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2015
On tap at beertemple, amsterdam. Body is slightly opalescent orange golden, head is medium, white, creamy, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is fruity, flavor is candy sweets, honey, fresh water, lime. Medium to heavy sweet, slightly bitter. Finish is short slightly hoppy bittersweet, light fruity sour. Light to medium body, sticky texture, average carbonation. Easy, refreshing, tasty one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (621) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2015
Licht troebel donkergeel bier met schuim. Smaak is fruitig, licht zuur en tovh ietwat zoet met zwarte thee en grapefruit. Lijtk sterk op IPA, alleen lichter van smaak. Smaak blijft redelijk lang hangen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KoNrRiI (699) - Århus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2015
0.33 bottle. Clear, gold color and a small, white head. Fruity, flowery aroma, hints of gooseberry. Taste is quite standard with the floral notes shining through a bit. Light body, slick texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is medium long and reintroduces the gooseberry fruitiness. Overall quite a good beer, definitely a prominent brew in its style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (229) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Never quite know how to describes lagers adequately but as they go this is good quite dark with a nice head that leaves lacing quite buttery on the tongue crisp and clean

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CharmCityCrab (202) - Maryland, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Aroma is dry and woody. Taste is a good balance of dry rustic malt and bitter malts with a kiss of citrus. Taste is actually a little hoppier than a Boston Lager, and I think the malt mix here better. I’m a fan of Boston Lager, but Bookyln takes this one by a little bit on taste. Unfortunately, in many area anyway, this costs more, so Boston usually wins the battle to wind up in my fridge. Finally on sale for less, though, so I revisited the Brookyln Lager for the first time in 6 or 7 years. They should make an effort to match Sam Adams price wise- it’s clearly the market they are going after outside of New York/New Jersey (Where it’s a local beer), displaced people from the New York area (Taste of home?), and the foreign markets that years of reading beer forums have indicated that these guys like to export to (I guess having an American craft beer from Brookyln creates prestige for stores and those drinking it in some countries overseas, and being in a zillion different countries even if only in token amounts creates prestige for the beer). I mean, those three audiences they are targeting aren’t small. It’s a business model. But if they could bring down prices just a little bit, they could be competing for fridge space in the refrigerators of Americans who just want a decent craft lager and don’t have any nostalgia for New York or Brookyln or anything. I don’t think most people who drink Sam Adams Boston Lager give a fig about Boston.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielecamo (740) - ITALY - MAY 19, 2015
In bottiglia da 33cl. Aroma di malto, biscotto, caramello. Al palato corpo leggero, di nuovo biscotto, crosta di pane, finale secco, erbaceo

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