Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery
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4.1/5 rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Bottle: standard 355mL brown bottle, decent label - better than your standard macro.
Appearance: clear amber with a decent thick and hilly white head. Great retention and some lacing - unusual for a lager.
Aroma: fantastic aroma - smells much more like a pale ale than a lager. Some light pale biscuit malts, but dominated by a wonderful combination of pine, citric and floral hops. Very inviting.
Taste: not much deviation from the great aroma. The hop flavours do eliminate the undertone of malts, however.
Aftertaste: lingers well too. I'm really starting to think this has been labelled incorrectly as a lager. It's coming across more and more as a pale ale.
Mouth feel: medium bodied, with lower than usual carbonation.
Overall: this beer was a complete shock - I was expecting a standard American lager without much flavour, but this delivered a properly good, interesting pale ale / lager cross. Impressive.
Serving type: bottle
12-01-2012 05:40:06 | More by SmashPants
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