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Brooklyn Pilsner - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

862 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 862
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 30
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 03-06-2001)
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younghopper

Georgia

3/5  rDev -18%

07-07-2014 22:15:59 | More by younghopper
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Frhdfishhead


2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

07-05-2014 01:24:37 | More by Frhdfishhead
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18%

07-03-2014 02:45:37 | More by mikefuski17
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-01-2014 19:04:49 | More by ArtZan
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hiker1701a

New York

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-30-2014 23:21:41 | More by hiker1701a
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sanford_and_son

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-30-2014 21:06:43 | More by sanford_and_son
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Sunstealer

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-28-2014 20:29:24 | More by Sunstealer
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vecet911

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-24-2014 03:04:50 | More by vecet911
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ElijahRivera

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-22-2014 01:04:34 | More by ElijahRivera
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hozersr

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-22-2014 00:32:07 | More by hozersr
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j_hollings13

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-19-2014 15:24:05 | More by j_hollings13
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tykechandler

Indiana

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-19-2014 03:45:29 | More by tykechandler
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302BeerGuy

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-18-2014 00:59:21 | More by 302BeerGuy
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-17-2014 04:56:01 | More by Jame515
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ONEBEERGIRL

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18%

06-17-2014 00:11:14 | More by ONEBEERGIRL
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flagmantho

Washington

3.79/5  rDev +3.6%

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: light golden hue with a light haze and moderate effervescence. Head is a thick finger of frothy white foam. Pretty good!

Smell: lightly sweet malt with a yeasty character and a bit of a floral aroma. I rather like it.

Taste: drier than the aroma; there's a little bit of graininess here and a less-floral, more noble hop character. Bitterness and hops are subtle, but appropriate to a German Pilsner. I dig it.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a decent carbonation and concomitant creaminess.

Overall: highly quaffable Pilsner. It's not crisp and bitter like a Czech, but is appropriately rounded like a German version of the style. I think it is a success.

06-16-2014 00:09:48 | More by flagmantho
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DoctorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-14-2014 18:02:21 | More by DoctorBob
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Ale_Dog

New York

3.34/5  rDev -8.7%

Appearance: clear straw yellow
Smell: very faint aroma, nothing jumps out
Taste: light hop bitterness with light malt backing, well balanced
Overall: solid German Pils. Can't go wrong with Brooklyn. Only scored it somewhat low because I'm biased towards Czech Pils which showcases the hops much better IMHO.

06-13-2014 04:25:41 | More by Ale_Dog
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lewzer99

Georgia

3.79/5  rDev +3.6%

A: It pours a straw color with a one finger white head that vanishes quickly.
S: There's grassy hops, some citrus and a hint of malt
T: Again, there's grassy hops, then some malty sweetness, and finally hoppy grassiness and bitterness.
M: Light and crisp
O: Really good for a style that's not my normal go to.

06-10-2014 16:03:33 | More by lewzer99
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LMH88

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-09-2014 00:42:33 | More by LMH88
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-06-2014 00:50:34 | More by JMS1512
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brother_rat

New York

3/5  rDev -18%

06-02-2014 15:30:07 | More by brother_rat
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Duesler

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-02-2014 12:57:51 | More by Duesler
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malvrich

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

05-30-2014 20:00:41 | More by malvrich
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mcphish22

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9.3%

05-30-2014 13:00:35 | More by mcphish22
Brooklyn Pilsner from Brooklyn Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 862 ratings.