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RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AshtonMcCobb (4135) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (3207) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Amber with white head. Fruity caramel aroma, bread. Taste is weird, dried fruit, caramel. Little sweet and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (7343) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy orange, nose is sweet toffee, citrus, taste is juicy citrus, dr

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (18120) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
bottle at homr ... copper ... thin off white head ... soft orange zezt fruit ... soft fruits ... soft sweeet malts .. soft orange .. light fruits ... soft toffee .. light sweet ,alts

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jinroh (805) - ESTONIA - FEB 7, 2015
Pours beautiful amber, beautiful foamy head. Nice. Aroma is sweet, fruity, soft like a pillow. Taste has caramel, toffee, even some muted bitterness like a lager but its not like a lager at all. Strong lager, drinking really well. Average body. You can feel the alcohol but if to say that this has 9%, would not believe that. Goes down even too effortlessly.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2963) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle, thanks Skip. Hoppy aroma, fruity, berries, yeasty. Taste is good, hoppy, wheaty graininess. Nice. Hides the percentage. Smooth and soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4257) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 6, 2015
Medium Amber color. Light medium color. Very malty minerally but with fruity character like a steam beer. Alcohol really well hidden for the style. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1771) - Røros, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2015
Dark golden with a white head - Sweet malt aroma - Good sweet malt body with some caramel and dark fruits - Good malt finish that lasts for some time - This was good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielyabu (1363) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - JAN 21, 2015
huge frothy offwhite head. excellent lacing. mostly diminishing. translucent thick dark orange body. aroma: heavy toasted malt, milk chocolate, mild coffee, citrus orange. if: moderate sweet light bitter. ff: light sweet moderate bitter; long duration. palate: light medium body, watery/oily texture, lively carbonation, moderate alcoholic finish. Dulçor maltado, lembrando avelã. Amargor gredoso, amadeirado – no final da primeira caneca sente-se nuances de lúpulo presentes em IPAs. Dulçor é também cítrico, lembrando algo de laranja. Médio aquecimento alcoólico, não escondendo o teor de 8,6%. O dulçor de malte tostado é bem fiel aos ditames do estilo. Há um embate entre lúpulo e malte no final da primeira caneca, com aquele quase sobrepujando este, o que não deveria acontecer. Na segunda caneca, o sabor frutado de laranja é substituído pela lembrança de ameixa e diminuindo aquela sensação momentânea de IPA proveniente do amargor de lúpulo ao haver ganho de temperatura. É mais doce que amarga, mas o malte é definitivamente atenuado pelo lúpulo, como dito acima, até mais que o desejado. Menos encorpada que os ditames do estilo. Pelo valor e fama, esperava algo mais complexo, mas, ainda assim, é uma boa cerveja.80 s

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (3582) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2015
750ml corked bottle for $1.99 (seriously) from Kenny Rd Market. Copper brown pour with offwhite head and loose sheets of lacing. Aroma of caramel, dark fruit, sweet bread. Tastes follow suit with a little less sweetness but all of the raisin, bread, caramel. Also get brown sugar, little herbal, light spice.

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