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Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,671 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,671
Reviews: 1,131
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 64
Gots: 147 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 02-11-1998)
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rickyleepotts

Arizona

2/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I have had this beer before. I have actually had this beer in New York City. Never been to the brewery before… but I wouldn't mind going. I love to travel, I love New York, and I LOVE beer! (Don't get excited… the beer is just okay.)

The beer smells like a lager. Makes sense… this beer is a lager. It has a weak carbonation on top, and sits like a pale in the glass. This beer does get better the warmer it gets. But the beer is an easy find, cheap, and not one that you want to sit around and get warm. At least close to room temperature. You get a hint of that carbonation on the palate, just as the flavor leaves. It's quick, slides down easy, and is a drinkable beer. Its a lager… nothing fancy about it.

I wouldn't buy this beer again, unless it was on sale. I mean, it's a typical boring lager. Brooklyn makes a LOT better beers than this. It's just okay…

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2011 04:23:58 | More by rickyleepotts
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Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 2,671 ratings.