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Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,028 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 3,028
Reviews: 1,148
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 77
Gots: 312 | 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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3/5  rDev -19.6%

sobeleg, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of BranfordBound
3.63/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 16 oz can into a shaped pint.

Pours a light amber color with a mild head of almost two fingers. Mild lacing and mild carbonation.

Smells of herbal and earthy hops with some fruity and sweet malt to mix things up.

Like the nose is alluding to, this is a pretty balanced beer, although it errs on the side of malty. Sweet malts with notes of fruit and caramel are restrained by an herbal and resinous hop note that breaks up the monotony of typical amber lagers.

A bit on the wet side, surpisingly medium bodied.

For some reason, there's something about this beer that doesn't make it great. Perhaps the malts are too strong or the hops are too bitter and generic, but this is just a good/ok beer and nothing exceptional. Worth drinking over a Boston Lager, though, maybe even a Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

BranfordBound, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

zalapski18, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Neffbeer, Nov 16, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

jeffthepony, Nov 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

jrutigs, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Tamarack22, Nov 16, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

victory4me, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

RyanPS, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

HopStoopid120, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of SebD
3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice cloudy golden/copper color to it. It has a nice white head that dies down slowly and leaves nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitly give out hints of bready and toasty malts with some floral and grassy hops and some light caramel notes.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a nice sweet malt character to it with some floral/earthy hops bringing a slight bitterness and has a slight fruitiness.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

SebD, Nov 15, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

orangesol, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

BeerMe42, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

doucmehu, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

mjtiernan, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

ColSanders123, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

oline73, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

blackened1339, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Adamostella, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +34%

BelgianDip, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Hessian257, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

vicsju1991, Nov 14, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

sbricker, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

TEAMHOLT, Nov 14, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

bpfrush, Nov 14, 2011
Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 3,028 ratings.