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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3739) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Rated at Big Texas Beer Fest, April 2013 - Amber in color with a decent sized off-white head. Aroma is of citrus, caramel and light nutty notes . Taste is of citrus, ripe peach, earth, light roasted malts, raw sugar.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (6024) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2013
5/23/13. On tap at The Distillery. Amber red pour with a nice small khaki head. Nice hop character on the aroma with citrus, deep complexity, and plenty of caramel. Bready, malty flavor with caramel, some nice hop character, and nice balance. So glad this isn’t absurdly sweet. Really good - surprised, actually.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillWyce (723) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2013
From notes: Poured slightly hazy orange-amber with a 4-finger bone-colored head. Aroma of grapefruit hops mixed with a light note of toffee. Body is medium and slightly oily, with a touch of astringency in the finish. Flavor of grapefruit hops and a touch of yeast. Caramelly malt notes as it warms.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2108) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Draft at craft ale house. Pours murky brown with a large tan head. The aroma has nuts, cocoa, fruity esters, brown sugar. The taste is light, nutty, some hazelnut, some spice, dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radarsock (906) - Vermont, USA - JUL 8, 2013
$5 for the pour at Positive Pie, the Montpelier location. To tulip, it pours a clear rusty Rufous color with a largish off-white head two to three fingers in length. Tastes and smells of caramelized onions, Carahell malts, and cracked wheat. Okay. Not in love.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Thanks, Abbie! Nice deep copper pour with lively carbonation, slightly dusty look to it as it settles. Nose is quite fragrant, with unexpected bitter hops along with a rich doppelbock malt base. Lively mouthfeel suits the brightness of the beer. There’s even a hint of fruit in there to go along with the complexity of this hoppy, non-traditional doppel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8113) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Sample at the HSC July 4th beer tasting. The beer is a slightly hazy dark amber color with a medium thick off-white head that recedes slowly. Partial rings of lacing. Hops and earthy malt in the nose. Medium-bodied with flavors of caramel malt, hops and ripe fruit. The finish is malty with an earthy and fruity aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DaTimBennett (111) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Bottled. Pours amber brown with white head. Doesn’t lace. Smell of alittle alcohol, fruit and citrus. Taste of hops, citrus, plum, grapefruit.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crazyvin (1938) - New York, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Poured a clear medium brown color with a beige head. Aroma had a nice caramel malt presence upfront. There was a mix of toffee notes, candied sugar and a slight hint of citrus hops. Flavor had mostly sweet flavors. Caramel malts were great there was a nice added sweetness from the candied sugar flavors. There was just enough bite from the hops and alcohol to keep this beer from being cloying. Carbonation seemed a little high. There was a little bit of nice sediment at the bottom of the bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrFecesious (959) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2013
Bottle share. Clear amber. Aroma of spices, toffee, tart fruit. Taste is a thin mix of darkish fruit toffee, and stuff. Dry finish.


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