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Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

457 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 457
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 14
Gots: 48 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: palma on 03-05-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager
750 ml., corked & caged
$14.99 @ Wegmans, Malvern, PA

Appearance: Hazy, deep amber-russet brown body beneath a short head of off-white foam. The head holds fairly well, then drops to an average collar and whispy syrface covering.

Smell: Malt & hop. Caramel & spicy. Herbal/leafy hops.

Taste: The flavor, no surprise, mimics the aroma. Floral and spicy hops hit right upfront atop caramelish malt, and hold across the middle and into the end where the bitterness rises and the hop flavors begin to fade. There's a lot of malt that clings to the palate, keeping the bitterness there, and it's a long, dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Surprisingly full. Moderate carbonation leaves it smooth and creamy.

Overall: Solid components of malt, hops, and body/strength.

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of bsp77
4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Serving glass: Poured from tap into Tulip.

Appearance: Rich amber with thin off-white head.

Smell: Biscuit, caramel, dark fruit and light spice. A little too mild.

Taste: Rich malts of biscuit, toast, caramel and cherry. Some light hops with spice and mild citrus.

Feel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation. Nice crisp and dry finish.

Overall: Doppelbock version of Brooklyn Lager. Very nice.

Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 1/17/2013. Pours lightly hazy orange copper color with a 2 finger fairly dense cream colored head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings around the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of caramel, orange zest, grapefruit, pear, toast, brown sugar, brown bread, pepper, floral, grass, pine, light nuttiness, and floral/yeast earthiness. Very nice and unique aromas with good balance and complexity of hop, malt, and yeast notes; with good strength. Taste of caramel, orange zest, grapefruit, pear, toast, brown sugar, brown bread, pepper, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, citrus, pear, floral, toast, brown sugar, light pine, brown bread, grass, and floral/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of hop, malt, and yeast ester flavors; with a nice malt/hop balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and moderately crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice and unique doppelbock style. All around nice balance and complexity of hop, malt, and yeast ester flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink for the alcohol level. A very enjoyable offering.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750ml corked and caged bottle poured into tulip 21/7/13

A hazy orange amber, loads of tiny bubbles moving suspended particles, finger of cream colored foam leaves a couple partial rings and lots of random lace

S more hops then I was expecting with some citrus peel and chewable vitamin C pills, bread, brown sugar, herbal notes and a little wet wood

T rinds still strong, not as sweet as the nose, still hoppy with some dry cereal

M leaning towards full, gritty on the gums, with a nice bitter snap and rind lingering on the finish

O perhaps I should re-visit dopplebocks because other then some bready notes this wasn’t what I was expecting but I rather enjoyed it

Thanks Trevor and Mike for sharing, an interesting brew that went down a little to fast considering how strong it is

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: no head really on a hazy orange amber body. scattered lacing

S: dark breads, caramel, orange peel

T: bready and caramel malts, resins, candied orange, spicey hops with a metallic and boozy finish

M: medium body and high carbonation.

Overall: relatively simple but easy to drink. The carbonation was a little too much for me.

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3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours with a small head of white foam on a hazy, amber brown body. Lots of toffee and apple notes in the aroma. Big malt up front with toffee and caramel. Some apple and more caramel in the middle, finishes with a touch of licorice and spicy hops. A fairly thick body, moderate carbonation, and a somewhat sweet finish. Not bad, a bit muddy and one dimensional, the toffee gets really cloying by the end of the glass.

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Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 457 ratings.