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Brooklyn Pilsner is a refreshing golden lager beer, brewed in the style favored by New York’s pre-Prohibition brewers. In the 1840’s, the pilsner style emerged from central Europe to become the world’s most popular style of beer. Like its ancesters, Brooklyn Pilsner is traditionally brewed from the finest European two-row barley malts. German-grown Perle and Hallertauer hops provide a crisp, snappy bitterness and fresh, floral aroma. We ferment Brooklyn Pilsner at cool temperatures and then give it a long, gentle maturation (lagering), which results in a beer of superior complexity and smoothness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NDmullet (208) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - DEC 12, 2002
Best before May 02. Light bready nose with a sour tinge. Rather sweet, metallic, and sort of dirty tasting. I think that this beer has suffered with age. Probably much better fresh, on tap, in Brooklyn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - DEC 6, 2002
I was again impressed by Brooklyn Brewery with this beer. Strong malt was dominant in the aroma. Appearance was very clear, I could have read a magazine through this beer. Sizeable white head that left some good lace. Flavor was also malty with only a hint of hop to clean the palate in the finish. A good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Norton (329) - Southside, Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2002
A very very nice pilsener. Slightly weightier than most pilseners, but does not detract in my mind. Mild wheaty aftertaste stands out. Interesting mouthfeel - almost silky, but not in a basic way. Don’t see this much, but glad I was able to snarf one when I had the chance... in fact it became my ’beer of the rest of the night’ - @ Avalon - Richmond, VA. Absolutely will drink this one again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aurelius (4637) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 4, 2002
A nearly perfect pilsener. Balanced, balanced, balanced. Not sweet or overhopped. Excellent mouthfeel. Had this at John’s Pizza down by Times Square, and it was a real complement with the great pizza there. Or vice versa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
obxdude10 (2111) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2002
Didn’t really appreciate this pilsener, golden in color, nice soft white head, a little too strong on the hops, the hops definitely overpowered everything else in the flavors of this brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inveigler (371) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2002
One of the best American interpretations of this style. A little maltier than a traditional German or Bohemian. But wonderful hop presence ... pleasant zest and tongue tingles. Thin and preeminately drinkable, this is the perfect summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 12, 2002
I’m not a big fan of pilsners, but this is a decent brew. Lots of Saaz hops in the aroma and palate, even some hints of apricot, with a slight spice finish on the tip of the tongue. Nicely balanced body with lots of flavor. One of my favorite pilsners.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2002
The color is a pale gold topped with a medium thick white head. the aroma is malty, yet sour and bitter. the flavor is also sour and bitter with sweet undertones. Smooth going down. a relatively good version of a pilsner.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Discofish (152) - USA - SEP 28, 2002

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 24, 2002
Golden straw hue. Creamy white head dissipates quickly. Fruity hearty aroma. Light bitterness is excellent. Sourness kinda throws me off, and I kinda dont like this brew. Yet it really isnt a bad pilsner.

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