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RATINGS: 2493   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Brooklyn Lager, the Brewery's flagship label, is New York's "hometown" beer, brewed to a pre-Prohibition recipe that dates back to the days when Brooklyn was the brewing capital of the East Coast. Brooklyn Lager has won numerous awards. Wrote Michael Jackson in the Simon & Schuster Pocket Guide to Beer: "The dry-hopped, fresh, flowery, firm, flavourful, Brooklyn Lager **-*** started well, in 1988, and has gained in character since."

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3.3
cgarvieuk (24453) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2012
tap at cloisters .... copper ... thin lacing ... light grassy noise ... quite fizzy ... sweet toffee ... juicy malts ... light rounded malts ... surprisngly good

3.9
Leighton (21231) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2009
So I finally tried Brooklyn Brewery’s flagship beer, the lager. But I did it in style: on tap, in Williamsburg at the Brooklyn Bowl. This was a great beer. Rich amber pour, considerable pure white head. Scents of malts and citrus. Regarding the taste, I actually got notes of mango. I don’t know. The beer had just enough complexity to keep me interested. The flavor was crisp and firm and overall the experience was stellar.

3.3
Rasmus40 (20624) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2011
Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel and hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Finish is bitter. Very nice. 050305

3.7
fiulijn (20491) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2004
Beautiful amber color. Very nice hoppy aroma, fruity, caramel. Reasonable body structure, featuring a quite strong caramel character supported by a strong (and quite aromatic) bitterness, and some fruitness (apricots).

3.5
Beerhunter111 (20460) - P´Castle, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, fruchtig herb, leicht würzig. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, leicht fruchtig bitter.

3.1
Theydon_Bois (19481) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2012
Bottle share with JF on Southampton beer up - 09/09/12. Clear pale golden with a frothy off-white head. Nose is pale malt and a little grain - not much doing. Taste as nose with a little toffee and background citrus. Medium bodied with matching carbonation leading to a dry finish. Ok for the style but people are making much better lagers in this day and age!

3.3
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2004
Amber color, nice white/brown/yellow, head. Aroma is metallic and floral. Flavor is metallic and a little spicy. Floral touches and also some vanilla. A very rich and nice tasting lager.

3.8
harrisoni (18570) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2006 Bottle. Dark amber, malty burnt caramel aroma, some hop aroma, very carbonated in mouth with toffee flavours, some hop toffee finish. Not too sweet thankfully 3.3/5 Re-rate. I love the hops on this now. Just wonderful. I don’t get the toffee so much nor was it over carbonated. I must like it as I bought two bottles in quick succession from Tesco.

3
saxo (18292) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2007
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma is malt and a good amount of hops. Taste is not so strong though. Good bitter finish.

3.6
mcberko (17809) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 27, 2010
Bottle, pours a dark copper with a light head. Aroma of yeast and dough. Flavour is a good balance of malts and hops, with yeast and dough. One of the best lagers I’ve had.


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