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RATINGS: 259   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crazyvin (1933) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (7999) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2014
750ml bottle, 8.6 % abv, bought at Vinmonopolet Vika in Oslo, shared with friends. Fair off-white head leaving spotty lacing on the glass. Clear copper coloured body. Smell of herbal hops, pale malts and dried fruits. Balanced taste of cocoa, juicy malts and dried fruits. Hidden alcohol. Soft carbonated. Fine bodied. Pleasant lager, indeed (Tromsø 23.08.2014).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4157) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 24, 2014
Flaske 750ml spandert av Rune under sammenkomst hjemme hos ham 23 Aug 14. Mørk gylden. Uklar. Lavt tett skum. Aroma av søt frukt & karamell. Smaken er behagelig krydret med malt som bakgrunn. Svakt syrlig ettersmak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1423) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2014
750ml->willibecher. Hazy deep copper with thick creamy offwhite head. A: caramel malt, dried fruits, grains, brown sugar. T: sweet malt, figs, bread, notes of zesty citrus peel. A bit xerostomic. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palme (3311) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2014
0.75l corked bottle. Pouring this in the glass it quickly tells me that this is quite a malty one based on the aroma. Fills the area with a not excactly unrecognizable malty sweet caramel aroma. It looks nice with a deep amber almost bronze looking cloudy body and it has a good looking really lacing beige lasting head. Nutty and really super malty nose. A ton of caramel with red berries and some ripe fruits. It smells quite good this. Tastes alright as well. It’s a bit lighter in the mouth than what I was expecting/hoping, the carbonation is just above average. Again quite Mallard nutty flavors. Slightly sticky and even a little alcoholic or boozy if you’d like. Malt drops and bread with hints of metal and licorice. Boozy burp on this one. Yeah, it’s a decent one, but still not completely what I want in these kind of beers. 16.04.2014

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (411) - SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2014
750 ml bottle. Hazy amber with off-white head. Smell is sweet malt and floral and fruity hoppiness. Taste is sweet with raisin, bready and fruity maltiness and floral fruity hop. Well balanced with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1198) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2014
(bottle) cloudy, bright orange amber colour with a tall brownish head; aroma of stewed fruit; balanced, clean flavour with a long light bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (675) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2014
Pours hazy copper with a thick head. Aroma is brown sugar, dried fruit, dark berries and caramel. Sweet and malty flavour with notes of licorice, red apples, caramel and some alcohol. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (902) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber with a finger thick off white head. Aroma is nice roasted malts with toffee, honey and bread. Full body with average carbonation. Flavour is sweet with roasted malts and grain, as well as an orange peel hoppiness and some notes of alcohol. Long balanced finish with grainy malts and lingering citrusy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ozarkspops (353) - - JUL 1, 2014
Hazy copper pour. Ale like. Large off white head. Hoppy and biscuity aroma. Citrus hoppiness. Flavor is very smooth. American hops AE present, but not overwhelming the medium bodied malt flavors. Clean but flavorful fruity finish. ---Rated via iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tonkun (848) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle. Dark clear red copper pour with a big white head. Dark fruits, dried cherries, raisin, dark bread, caramels. Medium body. Good balance of alcohol, sweetness, bitterness and sourness along with nice carbonation

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