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Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,943 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,943
Reviews: 1,149
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 73
Gots: 273 | 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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Photo of diamondc
3.53/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

$6.99 for a 4 pack. BB May 2012.

A: Amber, a decent amount of head on the pour, some scattered lacing. There's some small islands of foam still floating after a few swigs.

S: Really heavy caramel malts and some resiny/herbal hops.

T: Sweet sticky caramel, toffee malts with a wallop of floral tasting, herbal-y malts. A bit of a soapy aftertaste though.

M/O: Prickly on the tongue. Not as great as SA BL (on tap), but it'll do in a pinch.

diamondc, Jan 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7%

ange1, Jan 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7%

antique, Jan 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7%

Stoffel, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of thegodfather1076
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer was served out of a 12oz. bottle dispensed into a glass....

Presentation - Classy label in the Brooklyn Brewery Style.

Appearance - Pours out a nice hazy copper with a 1 1/2 finger golden white foam head the sticks round before fading into a foam covering.

Smell - Smells of fruity floral hops with hints of sweet bready malts and lightly roasted caramel.

Taste - Taste follows closely with the smell. Wonderful floral hops mixed with sweet bready malts. A very nice balance of sweet and bitter in this offering.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with a very nice amount of carbonation.

Drinkability - Highly drinkable Lager. Very crisp and smooth with excellent taste balance and very nice mouthfeel.

One of the better lagers that Ive had. This offering was very enjoyable, very refreshing, and is recommended.

thegodfather1076, Jan 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

GrabMeAnAbbey, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of greenengineer
4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

16 oz can into my Imperial Pint glass, while watching Cincy vs Vandy in the Liberty Bowl
A - Deep bronxe color, foamy head, good lacings
S - Yeast and malts.
T - malt out front, hops later. A little thin.
M - thin, but bubbly
O - not what I expected from a Lager. Don't know what "Pre-prohibition" style means - is this like Anchor Stream - lager yeast at ale temps? I like it, very drinkable. Good transition beer for someone who thinks Bud is good - nothing too scary.

greenengineer, Dec 31, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

EasyReader, Dec 31, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

NickyDee21, Dec 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

bostonbluenose, Dec 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

montauk7, Dec 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

Jamstone714, Dec 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

RheinSchaefer85, Dec 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

htrae2014, Dec 29, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

MikeH210, Dec 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

sigej, Dec 28, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

MishaEriksson, Dec 28, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

andrewj17, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

casualfan, Dec 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

WoodersonMB, Dec 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

dbus08, Dec 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

demgoth, Dec 26, 2011
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

cmonson68, Dec 25, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

cdwil, Dec 25, 2011
Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 2,943 ratings.