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Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager

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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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The Brooklyn Brewery is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. We are fortunate to be a part of the incredible cultural renaissance Brooklyn has enjoyed during the last quarter century. Four great Brooklyn artists whom we met along the way—Fred Tomaselli, Roxy Paine, Joe Amhrein and Elizabeth Crawford—have created special labels for our Silver Anniversary Lager beer. We are saluting our beginnings with a special doppelbock version of the Brooklyn Lager we introduced in 1988. This beer is re-fermented in the bottle and will taste great today or years from now. The original was inspired by the beers of 19th Century New York and Vienna.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1268) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle from Total Wine shared at Adam’s house. Pours a lighter orange with a serious head. Some lacing. Nose is fruity with orange and mango with a slight hop pineness and oxidation. Taste is some fruit like orange and mango with a hop pineness, cardboard, and cereal grains. Rather oxidized. A sort of papery, cardboard finish. Mediocre.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CapFlu (4714) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
Lasting thin almond coloured head atop a cloudy orange brown body. Nose of nail polish, cantaloupe and smooth malt. Good? Very fruity and somewhat toasted? Really strange.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamT (228) - North Carolina, USA - APR 10, 2015
750ml bottle from Brewmaster’s in Wilson. Dark orange hue, murky clarity with mostly lasting one finger thick off-white head. Okay lacing. Sweet floral, malt and a hint of orange hop aroma. Sweet light fruit and some spice up front with more of a grape finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (944) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 10, 2015
Aroma is light roasted malts, clove and honey. Taste is light sweet malts, honey, a light earthiness and subtle dark fruits and apple. Appearance is a hazy bronze with a medium pearl head that retains fairly well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21814) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Bottled. Deep golden colour, small head, which disappears quite fast. Aroma is sweet malts, some alcohol, a bit fruity and floral notes along with some raisins as well as toffee. Flavour is being quite similar, but suits together rather well in a nice sweetness to it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinator (1167) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Nice malty aroma with a hint of candied fruit and fig. Beautiful color and lacing. Average weight palate and carbonation. Bold lager flavors with a strong malt earthiness but not too musty. The alcohol was felt but not boozy. Hops make a minor presence.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18657) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty caramel spicy aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (1595) - SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Hazyish orange, folded white ringed head. Lean fuzzy mandarin malt nose. Snappy bitterness. Slight gummy citrus. Fairly softly spoken carbonation. Finish is clean melon, soft grapefruit bite - this is got some decent teeth without showing the ABV.

Bottle, Cheers Ash, Pizza Bread Tasting

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AshtonMcCobb (3546) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s house. Appearance - deep amber with a decent head. Nose - pine and gentle citrus with a toffee backdrop. Taste - lovely dry pine finish after rich toffee start. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - brilliant balance between rich and fresh.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2843) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Amber with white head. Fruity caramel aroma, bread. Taste is weird, dried fruit, caramel. Little sweet and bitter.


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