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Brooklyn Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

3,181 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 3,181
Reviews: 1,170
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 94
Gots: 455 | 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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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,181 | Reviews: 1,170
Photo of TheElectricOne
3.62/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ninobeerman
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bunny76
3.07/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sengland70
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of interzen
3.34/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

355ml bottle served in a tulip glass

Look: Quite a bit darker than I expected a lager to be, but then I'm a lousy judge as it's not really my style of choice. Clear, almost coppery with a lot of off-white head - as in, two pours to get it all in the glass. Tons of lacing.

Smell: Has that slightly fruity/resiny aroma of hops, but it's more or less overpowered by a sweet malt/yeast vibe. Hints of burnt sugar and toffee, but not much.

Taste: Slightly sweet, oddly, malt up front with hops in the aftertaste. There's a bit of hop bite, but mainly this is very much toffee/malts up front kind of beer.

Feel: Quite smooth and creamy - doesn't have the astringence that some lagers
have. It's different, I'll give it that.

Overall: Not my thing, I'm afraid - lagers in general don't do it for me, but as such things go this isn't bad. Glad I tried it, but I doubt that I'd go out of my way to have it again.

Photo of Johnny_Danger
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lelepat
4.57/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Another nice brew from New York

Photo of Fortheloveofthecraft
4.62/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best lagers ever!

Photo of beerinabottle
4.65/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A nice if not extraordinary lager.

Photo of pbechtel
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GStone899
3.05/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Big_V
3.29/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of almostjay
3.29/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of TGS
3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of little_star
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bkepner
3.67/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GFM
3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Restaurant tap poured into weizen glass. Light Amber color. Very light, quickly dissipating head. Not much lacing. Has a crisp feel but not much body. Middle of the fairway lager taste. Probably a top quartile American lager. I prefer it to Sam Adams. (8.0)

Photo of BH712
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Halfbrother83
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stigh
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brandonpitzer56
3.29/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GRUUMSH
3.76/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,181 ratings.