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Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,041 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 3,041
Reviews: 1,148
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 77
Gots: 321 | 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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5/5  rDev +34%

SlipperySean, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

PEIhop, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of Vixie
3.4/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice copper color with a bit of a long lasting white head.

Malt, yeast, and a hint of spice are what I am smelling here.

Starts a bit malty, then the spice from the hops kicks in. There is a hint of citrus, and a bit of either a grassy or pine taste from the hops.

Pretty solid feel from this one.

Fairly drinkable beer, although not sure I could drink a lot of it. While good, the hops tend to be a bit more aggressive than what I prefer. Still, a pretty nice beer.

Vixie, Nov 24, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

jmdrpi, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

harrylee773, Nov 23, 2011
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2/5  rDev -46.4%

mctizzz, Nov 23, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

sevenarts, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

tubeman, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Exiled, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Finatic, Nov 22, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

wo87810, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

barnzy78, Nov 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Hophead717, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

ElGallo, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

RoryOMoore, Nov 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

rrryanc, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of ctfixer
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Stillwater in Augusta GA.

Pours clear, amber in color, with fluffy a bit off-white head.

Smell provides malty base and a crisp, floral touch of hops.

Taste follows the nose (I like that) Malty, sweet notes upfront, then a nice crisp bite of hops.

In my mind, malt and hops work together perfectly. This makes for a well balanced brew with good mouthfeel and a pleasant aftertaste. Very drinkable. Will be having more of these

ctfixer, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of GarrettMD
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Slightly hazy brown/amber with half a finger of off white head. Good head retention.

S - Nutty with a good background of that general lager smell. Fruity hops make an appearance too.

T - Slight roasted malts coupled with that nut flavor dominate. Slightly yeasty flavor as well. Great malt backbone.

M - Medium body, slightly drying finish with a long-lasting sweet malt aftertaste.

O - One of my favorite lagers. Definitely a go-to beer if I can't make up my mind.

GarrettMD, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

scootercrabb, Nov 21, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

cfinch2, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

pjs234, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

nh2032, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

despond, Nov 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

VikeMan, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of Knapp85
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured out as a decent looking golden amber color with a foamy white head on top. The head settles and leaves minimal lacing on the glass. The smell of the beer had some caramel elements and some lager yeast aromas coming off of it. The taste of the beer was pretty good, it wasn't anything over the top but had a good drinkablity to it. The malts and hops are pretty well balanced in my opinion here. The mouthfeel was pretty good, nicely carbonated and fairly smooth. Overall it's a good drinking beer for anytime of the year.

Knapp85, Nov 19, 2011
Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 3,041 ratings.