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Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn Silver Anniversary LagerBrooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager

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BA SCORE
87
very good

392 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.31%


Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: orange-brown, very light haze, good head that maintains with good lacing
S: not much, but seems malty, maybe some raisin bread notes
T: starts with a little sweetness, light molasses, fading into a light orange-blossom honey. The alcohol content makes a little appearance in the middle. There is an ever-so-little bite of bitterness near the end.
M: balanced and far from overwhelming: sweetness up front, little bite in middle and very light dry pull at end.
O: not quite what I expected from a lager, but a very enjoyable drink. More maltiness than anything, but not too strong and sweet.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2013 21:00:22 | More by cjgiant
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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up last week at Gary's in Wayne, having never tried this before. I'm old enough to remember what things were like in 1988 and was happy that they put out a beer like this in one of their signature big bottles. Even though this was tough to pinpoint and deceptively smooth for being so strong, I enjoyed this and all of the subtle notes to it. It was not as dark or as sticky as other beers of this style that I've previously had and the secondary fermentation in the bottle made it quite live both in taste and appearance as well!

This beer had a nice dark apricot hue to it and a good head when poured out. Even though the lacing didn't quite match up, there was a bit of cloudiness to it and enough carbonation to make up for that. Lots going on here, with a strong yeast presence, caramel malt, and the lightness of champagne. May seem like an odd combination but it took the features that made the Local 1 and 2 so enjoyable and built upon them, as the same yeast strain and mouthfeel were present here with a darker taste and appearance and a slightly heavier taste.

That was also true for the alcohol, as this was not to be taken lightly. While not outstanding, this was a great beer for an Anniversary and easy to savor slowly. Nothing chocolate or roasted here but there was a faint stickiness from the caramel that was scrubbed away by after each sip, once the beer went down. The artwork on the bottle was nice touch and this was exactly what I expected for a Silver Anniversary Lager and I"m sure that Garrett will have something just as enjoyable in store for when the Brewery turns the big 5-0 way down the road!

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2013 17:31:33 | More by JerzDevl2000
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

a great beer, surprising choice for a big anniversary style wise, maybe because lagers usually aren't this exciting. this pour is absolutely gorgeous, clearish medium amber to brown in color, much darker than expected, with a robust white head that's light as a cloud and long lasting. fancy lacing trails behind on the edges after each sip, a real looker this one is. a nose of sweet and dry malts, covering a broad range of color depths. minerals and sweet red malts, lighter wheat and biscuit characters too. some awesome lager yeast that has an almost tartness, not quite bretty but almost as out there. real different! some dried fruits are tasted, as is a light sweetness and caramel flavor I taste no booze at all. surely not a traditional dopplebock, this sort of defies all style conventions. carbonated very brightly, without much weight to it at all despite the normal density of a dopplebock and beers this high in alcohol more generally. a luxurious and fancy brew quite worthy of any celebration. I really enjoyed sharing this bottle with my brother.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 21:24:42 | More by StonedTrippin
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kevanb

Illinois

3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle, poured into a Brooklyn tulip.

The beer pours a a light amber red color, hues of burgundy and mahogany, clear complexion with a bone colored head, very billowy that rises about 2 fingers high before receding slowly and leaving a small amount of sticky lace behind. The aroma is of rich malt, toasted grain, biscuit as well with some light spicing and stone fruits at the finish. Not as robust or assertive as many others can be, but it's tame and balanced. The flavors are in line, lots of grain, ranging from light biscuit to toasted malt to rich, sweet dark grain, with a bit of spicing and crispness and a touch of pluminess is detectable at the end. The alcohol is hidden wonderfully, but again, the flavors are on the tamer and simpler side and don't really pop out. The mouthfeel is good, very full bodied, coats the mouth well, carbonation is very present but not abrasive, the finish is lightly creamy with a little zip from the bubbles.

Verdict: A very pleasant beer from Brooklyn, but nothing too bold here. The flavors aren't overly rich or powerful and nothing is too assertive, one of the more gentle and delicate beers I've had of any style for 9.00% and that was to my enjoyment. Definitely worth checking out for anyone who likes a good lager.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2013 23:16:38 | More by kevanb
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served in my new favorite mug.

Appearance: A slight hazy amber, little dark with a heavy head rising to almost two finger's length with a vigorous pour coming an off-white color.

Smell: sour hops scent, it feels almost spoiled but still very like-able.

Taste: has a sour but sweet finish, think of a light maple syrup with a lemon skin and juice blended in. Definitely malty and smooth dose of hops, definitely nice but different complexity.

Mouth: Medium to full bodied, the sour finish is evident and a just above average stickiness.

Overall: If I had a solid opinion about this beer is tastes something like a European lager, has a complex taste that feels to be a bit one dimensional. You feel the alcohol, you feel the taste almost like a light maple syrup with just the right dose of citrussy bitterness. Considering what else you can have that fits into this category and what better quality beers Brookyn brewery has delivered it's a 50/50 shot taking a chance on this one. Hope you like...Salud!

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 06:02:01 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

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.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 14:51:08 | More by NeroFiddled
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bsp77

Minnesota

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.

Serving type: on-tap

08-09-2013 03:30:57 | More by bsp77
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superspak

Michigan

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.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2013 03:52:18 | More by superspak
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

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

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2013 01:07:53 | More by wordemupg
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kylehay2004

Florida

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.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2013 01:05:12 | More by kylehay2004
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nickfl

Florida

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.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2013 00:59:42 | More by nickfl
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ONUMello

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into a pils glass
A: Pours a solid bronze color with a two-finger head that very slowly settles
S: Nutty, malty, biscuit, a hint of hops
T: Malt malt and more malt but balanced nicely by integrated hops that provide a touch of resin & nice citrus. Along for the ride are biscuit notes, herbs/spices and some plums/alcohol towards the end
M: Medium to full-bodied, chewy, a touch of alcohol but overall filling/balanced
O: I like the fact that Brooklyn did a play on a lager for their anniversary celebration. Cheers to them and all they've brought to the beer world! Overall this is a very solid beer but it's tough to beat Celebrator as king of the style

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 21:03:06 | More by ONUMello
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Swift989

District of Columbia

4.31/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

really unique and a delicious creamy and smooth beer. really surprising to turn brooklyn lager into this unique dobblebock. would gladly buy a large format after having this on draft in DC. Has everything a american dobblebock typically exhibits with an above average smell.

Serving type: on-tap

06-27-2013 05:19:04 | More by Swift989
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FLima

Brazil

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

For this beer they did the priming in the bottle such as in homebrew.
Slightly hazy dark amber color with a thick medium head with average retention.
Fruity aroma such as in a dopplebock, hints of dark fruits, caramel and toasted malts, and a mild booze.
Flavor of sweet slightly toasted malts, plums, brown sugar and grains. Dry aftertaste, mild bitterness.
Medium body and low carbonation. Amazing how they were able to hide so good the 9% ABV.
Nice beer, though not so complex as I was expecting.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 02:00:49 | More by FLima
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damndirtyape

Ohio

4.34/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

750mL bottle, 2013 vintage (obviously), with a bottle/batch stamp on the back of 0353B. Served in Shaker Pint glasses.

Appearance: Cloudy dark amber beer with a persistent 1/4" to 1/8" thick dense off-white (hints of orange) head. Thick sheets of lacing along with nice strands on the glass. Later I could see that some of the yeast at the bottom of the bottle came along with the pour. High marks for the persistent lacing and foam, but the color and cloudiness was just okay.

Smell: Floral with orange peel.

Taste: Very much like a Brooklyn Lager, but definitely doubled in flavor intensity. Malt comes through nicely up front and quickly transitions into an orange citrus + noble hop finish. Very nice and tasty.

Mouthfeel: Nicely thick with just right carbonation. Not sticky on the teeth at all.

Overall / Drinkability: The smell and taste definitely remind me of the normal Brooklyn lager, but more intense especially with the orange notes. The floral hop aromas are still there, but orange citrus really comes alive here, nicely accented with noble hops. This beer went quite well with dinner (salmon burgers, green beans and new potatoes) and we finished it off fast. Despite the strength of this beer, I really want another. Very tasty, pleasant to drink, and dangerously drinkable, much like the normal Brooklyn lager. Happy 25th Brooklyn Brewery - may you have at least another 25 more and another 25+ on top of that.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 23:58:40 | More by damndirtyape
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Pencible

Virginia

3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: This poured a cloudy copper with a lot of light tan head.
S: It smelled like copper and resin hops, with some earthy caramel malt.
T: It tasted like copper and wild honey, with some fresh wheat and resin hops and biscuit. It had a clean earthy bitter aftertaste.
M: It was watery with a lot of carbonation. Light body.
D: This was a decent beer, but nothing special. The scent and taste were good but basic, and the body was fairly weak. The finish was reasonably smooth and the alcohol was well hidden, so it was easy to drink. Not bad, but not worth it.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 19:08:03 | More by Pencible
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle, festooned with a mind-bendingly artsy label courtesy of one Fred Tomaselli.

This beer pours (carefully, at first) a hazy, bright medium copper-amber hue, with three fat fingers of tumultuous, thickly foamy, and moderately creamy ecru head, which leaves some random swaths of wispy cloud lace around the glass as it slowly sinks away.

It smells of crisp, sharply biscuity, toasted pale grain, mild tart citrus rind, wet ashes, a bit of dried-out pine needles, thin butterscotch, and a floating metallic edge. The taste is lightly toasted multi-grain bread, faintly caramelized toffee, buttered biscuits, a mild, but steady grapefruit and orange peel fruitiness, subtle pine resin notes, and a middling undercurrent of softened metallic booze.

The carbonation is up for anything, and sort of fizzy to boot, the body a sturdy medium weight, and not particularly smooth in the face of those bubbles and skulking, if still sneaky, alcohol. It finishes rather short on the off-dry side, most of the sweetness having bled off, leaving us with a continuing barrage of dry, goodly grainy, biscuity, and toasted malt.

A pretty approachable, taste-wise, dopplebock, the typical sickly pale malt and astringent booze character more or less absent here. The drying tact works to counter those admittedly stereotypical impressions, and the extra (and duly restrained) American hoppiness works well in the service of balance. A concept that one (myself included) may not preserve should this bottle be seen through to its illogical end.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2013 23:37:58 | More by biboergosum
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a crystal clear light amber in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some copper + garnet red highlights. The beer has a two finger tall foamy light beige head that reduces to a large patch of thick film, a very thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer, and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel and toasted malts along with lighter aromas of citrus/grapefruit rind and pine hops.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of toasted and caramel malts with just the slightest hint of sweetness. That is followed by lighter flavors of pine and spicy hops which contribute a light amount of bitterness that lingers for just a short while.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: A little hoppier than I was expecting for the Doppelbock style but still relatively easy to drink and enjoyable. Reminds me somewhat of the Brooklyn lager...

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 23:47:58 | More by dbrauneis
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metter98

New York

3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is clear light amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that gradually died down and consistently left a short head covering the surface along with lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of citrus from the Cascade hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of citrusy hops along with notes of caramel and toasted malts as well as a slight amount of bitterness. Hints of spicy hops are present in the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer can be considered more of a "souped up" version of Brooklyn Lager as it drinks quite easy for a doppelbock; it seems lighter in body compared to other beers in the style and masks most of its alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 01:10:04 | More by metter98
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socon67

New York

4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Light amber pour with a rich white foam that has active carbonation. Decent lacing webs the glass.

S - Smells of honey, graham crackers, light grains. Some sweetness hits the nose.

T - Sweet flavors and a pleasant flavor of grains. Taste of honey and fresh bread.

M - Crisp and clean feel to thos beer. Easily sessionable. Does not feel as thick or heavy as most dopplebocks; is this really that style?

O - Like this one. For the ABV it is wickedly smooth. A must have for Brooklyn fans, and solid summer beer.

Serving type: growler

06-05-2013 18:38:17 | More by socon67
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Billolick

New York

3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Large bottle, caged and corked. No freshness info offered.

Pours murky brown, head is initially huge and al over the place, calms down to a thicker film and fine high lacing.

Spiced nose with cinnimon, red hots and alcohol

Malty, moderatly sweet, more spice, cinnimon and cloves, honey, warm alcohol.

Ehh, this one seems to be a bit of a mess. One and done fo sho...

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2013 00:32:27 | More by Billolick
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - More than three fingers worth of fluffy active fizzy effervescent light khaki colored head comprised of loads of big chunky bubbles reminiscent of a root beer float... Very good retention... The color is a slightly pale slightly muted golden copper color... There is the most subtle of hazes... A moderate bit of moderate paced carbonation streaks throughout... Some small gobs of lacing cling to the glass...

S - Rich caramel and Munich malts... Lots of sweet doughy desert breads... Toffee... Butter scotch... Some subtle overly ripened fruity notes... A bit nutty as well... Popcorn... Slightly metallic...

T - A pleasant mix of caramel and fruity notes to start... A very light chocolatey component... Lots of woody notes... A subtle smoke factor... Slightly metallic twinge to it... Lots of interesting flavors, but I'm not quite sure they compliment one another as they were intended to... Starts a bit rough, but the flavors meld better once it warms closer to room temperature...

M - Medium bodied... Slightly creamy to start... Tight and compact... Clean and crisp... A limited bit of sharp carbonation... Consistent sip after sip...

D - A bit of a disappointment... Expectations are automatically elevated when anything is labeled as an anniversary offering, however this one is pedestrian and average at best... There is nothing remarkable or memorable about it... Even compared to other Doppelbocks, I'm not quite sure its anything more than mediocre...

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 02:06:10 | More by philbe311
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Vixie

Illinois

3.23/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a red/orange color with a large off white head.

Smell is very malty, there are also hints of toffee and caramel.

Has a bit of sweetness at first, there are also caramel and toffee notes. Pronounced hop bite at the finish, and the alcohol is well hidden, not tasting much of it. The taste reminds me a bit of a cola drink, at least before the hops kick in.

Nothing special on the feel, getting a lot of tingling from the carbonation.

Not a bad beer, but it didn't really wow me like I expected. It goes down easy for the alcohol content. I'd never had guessed this was 9%. Always happy to try Brooklyn beers, as they are not easy for me to get, and while this one was good, wasn't the amazing beer I had expected.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2013 02:22:04 | More by Vixie
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml brown corked and caged bottle. Vintage date on the label.

Hazed tawny amber, great looking head slowly subsides. Orage zest, mild resin, bready, malt sweetness, toasty, nutty yeast and hint of alcohol make up a pretty complex nose. Deep smoothness, slightly creamy chewy body. Big on bread, toasted biscuits, ample hoppiness, faint mint, orange pith, balancing bitterness, warming alcohol, spice, semi-dry grainy finish.

Very malty and very well balanced, all flavors seem to pop when they have to and everything seems to mesh well. Enjoyable to drink for sure.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2013 02:19:09 | More by Jason
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Chaney

District of Columbia

4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of my favorite breweries. Brooklyn rocks!

Served in an Olde Hickory glass.

A: Amber-ish color, infinitely cloudy, and with a very small white head.

S: So small in this regard. Maybe some grain. However, is that really what this style is all about?

T: I NEVER in a million years would have called Doppelbock on this one. I would have called Imperial Pilsener (or something like that. I really got the Brooklyn Lager "ahhh" afterbite on this one. So, so refreshing, despite the high octane.

M: Splotchy lacing, nice carbonation, and slight bit of candy-coated booze.

O: Once again, unlike any doppelbock I've ever tried. However, this was pretty fantastic and a really nice spine on an already fantastic beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 04:37:41 | More by Chaney
Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.