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Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

3,115 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 3,115
Reviews: 1,155
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 86
Gots: 387 | 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

No notes at this time.
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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5/5  rDev +34%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a pint.

This beer pours a pretty typical amber/red color with a head that disappeared quickly. The smell is caramel sweet and rich grain. The flavor starts out a thin and watery grain flavor that quickly transforms into a delicious mixture of caramel and toffee with a hint of bitter riding the sweetness' heals. The mouthfeel is light and easy drinking. It leaves your mouth a little dry.

This is a very good lager and very enjoyable. I don't think it is excellent or outstanding, but then again I have never had any Brooklyn brew that I thought was, but, like most of their brews, this is a good beer.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of bigdrewsmoove
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Went to the beer store with my father in law and traded him one of my Celebration Ales for a Brooklyn Lager. This better be good.

A- Pours a light amber color. Hazy and slightly golden when held to the light.

S-Slight fruity hop initially but then very malty smelling. This is def. the best smelling non-spiced lager I have ever smelled. Without even drinking, you know this is going to have some big flavor.

T- Big biscuit and bread malt flavors hit you up front. Maybe even some caramel flavor. Slight hoppy biterness in the finish. Maybe a little unbalanced toward the malt, but still very enjoyable.

M- Good carbonation tickling the tongue.

O- I'm impressed. I tend to not purchase many lagers but this was a pleasant surprise. Not sure of the price since I didn't buy it, but I'll probably check this out again.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of riored4v
3.38/5  rDev -9.4%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.58/5  rDev -4%
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.

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5/5  rDev +34%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.38/5  rDev -9.4%
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.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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