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Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,709 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,709
Reviews: 1,131
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 65
Gots: 163 | 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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tewaris

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3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Brooklyn Lager
Vienna Lager?
Brooklyn Brewery
5.2% ABV
IBUs?
OG: 1.053
12 oz. bottle with a best by date of 09/2011 poured into a Weizen glass.

Amber hued, and darker than most lagers, Brooklyn Lager pours clear and brilliant with a thick and fluffy light tan head. The head retention and lacing are good, and this sure is an inviting beer.

There are a couple of things going on in the aroma but none of them overpowering; most prominently Vienna lager like toasted notes and a mild twang of sulfur. I don't smell any hops here.

Bitter and bready sums up the taste pretty well. I am positive that the hops used are not the usual American varieties, but the European ones. Toast is present in the finish but the aftertaste is largely clean, and refreshingly bitter (in a Euro way!). The mouthfeel is light, but not watery, and the carbonation is perfect, making the finish extra dry.

Overall, a beer that doesn't have tons to offer in terms of flavor but a well done expression of a simple, easy drinking style.

Scores: Appearance 4.5/4; Aroma 3.5/4; Taste 4/5; Mouthfeel 4.5/5; Overall 4/5

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2011 06:02:45 | More by tewaris
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Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 2,709 ratings.