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Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn LagerBrooklyn Lager

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,879 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,879
Reviews: 1,146
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 74
Gots: 240 | FT: 1
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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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

jaxray8, Dec 06, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

Lantern, Dec 06, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

Rochefort10nh, Dec 06, 2011
Photo of riored4v
3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured in to a pint glass with a light haze in the dark gold bosy. Nice, pillowy, white head.

Aroma was malty with a hint of metallic notes. Some fruity hop aroma to back up the caramely sweetness.

Taste had some light metallic notes as well but mainly had a malty sweetness. Some subtle caramel. Floral and fruity hop flavors with a light bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel was light/medium body, medium carb with a crisp finish.

Overall a decent beer with some good drinkability. Mild flavors and bitterness make it easy to consume although slight metallic flavor is a little off-putting.

riored4v, Dec 06, 2011
Photo of JohneHoodlum
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

JohneHoodlum, Dec 06, 2011
Photo of Francepants06
3.58/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

It poured a medium sized white head with a amber color almost like a fall beer.
It smelled a fruitiness with a brown sugar smell.
I didn't get much hop like the other reviewers but I did get that fruitiness from belgian beers that you get in the finish and also some burnt caramel and brown sugar.
It was light to medium bodied, very easy to drink, definitely makes a good football beer.
Overall, a good beer from a good brewery. The brew master says to drink it with a basket of fries, I say drink it with a nice juicy burger with cheese and bacon.

Francepants06, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

asparkoflife, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

benbou17, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

nunzo, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of atomicbeer
3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy orange-amber with a thin off-white head. The aroma is candy sweet, almost cloying with tangy Noble hops. This is a full bodied lager with a sweet malt flavor that dominates. There is in the flavor a taste that follows the sroma with the Noble hops biting into the sweetness. This is what a lager should be and a good one to introduce your yellow-fizzy stuff friends to.

atomicbeer, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

PhatAtUT, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

kirkse, Dec 03, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

kjkinsey, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of LittleCreature
3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - 4.0
Pours two fingers of frothy, off white head over a clear body of deep amber-orange. Head slowly recedes to a thin layer, leaving a little patchy lace.

Smell - 4.0
Some floral and spicy hops, but the nose is mostly malt driven, with aromas of toast, caramel and candied peanuts.

Taste - 4.0
Big on flavour with a chewy malt backbone of burnt caramel, sweet biscuits and toast, balanced by moderate hop bitterness and a spicy hop note not unlike that in fresh Pilsner Urquell.

Mouthfeel - 3.5
Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation, smooth over the tongue but could stand to be crisper. Becoming sticky with increasing temperature, so drink it on the cold side.

Overall - 4.0
A really, really solid, enjoyable and drinkable amber lager. From my memory of it, this is quite comparable to Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

LittleCreature, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

ceraphin, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

kelvarnsen, Nov 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

NilsFrisk, Nov 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

Trancelogix, Nov 29, 2011
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

takIANbacksunday, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

akinsja, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

n00blar, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

brandoman63, Nov 28, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

ehsteve, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

TheSquire23, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

dcevans, Nov 27, 2011
Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 2,879 ratings.