Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery
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Ratings: 2,732 | Reviews: 1,132 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by foogerd:
3.9/5 rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
A- Copper clear body, head died out after a minute or so.
S- Sweet caramel aroma and bready toasted malts.
T- Follows the nose with caramel bready malts along with a hop bitterness. Very balanced.
M- Smooth full mouthfeel.
D- Drinks clean and crisp can pair with just about anything, for your buck a great deal.
Serving type: bottle
02-04-2011 02:36:44 | More by foogerd
More User Reviews:
4.2/5 rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75
Rated to enjoyment, not to style.
Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy light copper with a 1" thick, rocky head with great retention. Significant visible carbonation. Lacing goes all down the sides of the glass.
Aroma: Fruity, tropical, grapefruit; malty background. It's those Cascade hops! Smells great, but doesn't seem like a Vienna lager.
Taste: Dry, clean arrival, bitter and clean across mid-palate. Dry, hoppy finish. It could use a little more malt, but it is a lager, not an ale, after all.
Mouthfeel: Light, crisp, good carbonation.
Overall: Really pleasant. Because this doesn't quite seem like a Vienna lager, what with the strong American hopping, I'm not going to rate it as one (BJCP does not have a category for American Amber Lager - that's a problem...). This is a beer I could come back to again and again. It is a well-structured, balanced, hoppy craft lager. Easily one of my top five beers of all time. Clean, refreshing, and remarkable (but not a Vienna lager).
Serving type: can
07-29-2014 01:42:42 | More by SaltofOH
Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 2,732 ratings.