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Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn LagerBrooklyn Lager

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3,115 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,115
Reviews: 1,155
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 87
Gots: 388 | 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:
Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 02-11-1998

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Photo of BucannonXC5
4.2/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a pint glass. Color was caramel paleish. About two fingers of head. Healthy amount of white lacing on the top. Lots of film on the sides, which I enjoy. White and wet.

Smelled sweet caramel malts up front. Seemed to be some citrus lemon hops, but that could just be me wanting it to be.

Tasted pretty close to the smell, maybe a more watered down version. Really liked this beer. Seemed to be more like a pale ale. Still got those lemon citrus notes. Very smooth.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average-to-lively (above average) carbonation. Abrupt, but smooth finish.

Just a really good beer. And I say that surprisingly. Nothing like I thought it was going to be. Loved it.

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of blindpiglet
3.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark amber colour with a very dense off-white head and nice lacing. Aroma of malt, corn flakes, hops, and slight fruit and honey. Slightly sweet on the tongue, malty, and bready. Medium body and mouthfeel. Finishes with a bit more of a soft hop background.

Photo of Etan
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pilsner glass.

A: Translucent brass with a small white head. Decent lacing.

S: Big nose of sweet caramel and molasses, with a bit of citrus hops.

T: Nice and fruity with a strong backbone of caramel malt and pleasing grain. Pineapple, pine, caramel, a nice dose of balancing bitterness. Some sweetness and grain in the finish.

M: Lively carbonation. Medium-bodied.

O: Great flavor profile. I enjoyed it.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Fcip78
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Back in 1998 I had my first Brooklyn Lager and I knew then that some 14 years later I would still be enjoying it. Nice amber in a pint glass with plenty of balance. PLenty of hops and malt backbone, but the malt stays with you each sip. Nice finish and plenty of complexity for a session beer. Brooklyn Lager is classic.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,115 ratings.