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Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

415 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 415
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 14
Gots: 36 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: palma on 03-05-2013)
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-24-2013 22:53:07 | More by Texasfan549
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A-Cloudy light amber, two finger light fluffy head, nicely carbonated

S-Fruity, grassy, some citrus along with caramel and bread.

T-Very fruity, plums, citrus, grassy notes sweet caramel.

M-Medium to lighter in body with some carbonation.

O-A good beer, the flavors were not all there or balanced.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2013 22:49:29 | More by rlee1390
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-24-2013 22:39:00 | More by kjkinsey
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One2Remeber

Florida

4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Body is crystal clear, light amber color w/ golden bronze hue. Fizzy, off-white head, mild retention.

S: Clean lager aroma, hint of bubble gum undertones. Mild toasty malts. Moderate earthy hops.

T: Sharp bitterness up front, spicy/peppery yeast takes over, turns to a toned down caramel malt finish. Alcohol shows but not remotely hot.

M: Lighter body that lacks robust flavors in the finish, especially for Doppelbock (benchmark Bell's Consecrator).

O: For a Dopplebock, this is lacking a malt-bomb characteristic. However, it is absolutely delicious as yeasty flavors are allowed to shine with a complimentary subtle malt and hop components.

Serving type: growler

04-24-2013 00:57:04 | More by One2Remeber
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KickbacksSteve

Florida

4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a snifter. White head, moderate retention on a clear, copper body. Aroma includes tangerine, orange, candi sugar and some caramel malt sweetness. Taste is nicely bittered with a nice background caramel sweetness. Tropical. Delicious beer, my only complaint is the style was a little misleading. Maibock, maybe, not doppelbock. But delicious.

Serving type: on-tap

04-23-2013 23:50:10 | More by KickbacksSteve
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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle pours a nicely clear copper color with a large cap of light beige head. Retention is nice as is the lacing.

Nose is...different - honeyed grains as opposed to toasty, lemony hops as opposed to grassy. Probably would not have guessed doppel.

It is hoppier than I thought it would be...maybe more maibock than doppelbock. I can see the comparison to an 'imperial Brooklyn lager', though it seems to have more of a lemony hop bite on the finish. Not bad, but tell me why I paid 13 bucks for this?? They should have released it in six-packs for the same price.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2013 22:35:08 | More by twiggamortis420
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-23-2013 18:14:50 | More by Rhettroactive
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SaxmanRick

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +16%

04-22-2013 22:05:09 | More by SaxmanRick
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-22-2013 14:21:29 | More by Jason1337
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CreightonSM

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-22-2013 01:55:16 | More by CreightonSM
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hsus0225

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-21-2013 03:28:43 | More by hsus0225
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +16%

04-20-2013 03:35:19 | More by Kenai4
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a medium copper color with a huge bubbly white head that persists forever and leaves much lace on the way down the glass. Smells of bread and caramel with floral and spicy hops providing some balance. Light sulfur and alcohol come through in the nose but only detract a little. The flavor is caramel and bread with a hint of chocolate on the malt side. Earthy and spicy hops with that signature Brooklyn big beer alcohol presence. Light sweet fruit rounds out the flavor nicely. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet bitter mouthfeel. Decent beer, but dopplebock is quite a stretch and the alcohol is just a little too present for my palette.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 00:44:11 | More by johnnnniee
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

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

the beer pours a nice looking clear copper with a dense off-white head. the nose is very fruity/yeasty with a slight booze and malt sweetness. the taste presents a lot of clean lager yeast fruitiness that settles into a warming malt sweetness. the mouhfeel is reasonably carbonated, very sweet, fruity and slightly boozy. interesting beer, great for the season, but needs a bit more malt.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2013 00:20:05 | More by ThePorterSorter
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ninaturner

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-20-2013 00:03:01 | More by ninaturner
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dar482

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-18-2013 19:18:21 | More by dar482
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-18-2013 01:08:07 | More by Sludgeman
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jsanford

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-17-2013 23:17:08 | More by jsanford
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larryi86

Delaware

4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a tulip

A- A clear amber with with a three finger off-white head.

S- Hoppy, mainly citrus hops, some earthy spices, caramel malts, some fruits.

T- Follows the nose, again hoppy, citrus, caramel malts, earthy spices, toasted malts, fruity.

S- Smooth, a lot of carbonation, medium body.

O- Pretty good, but not what I was excepting when I heard this is a doppelbock. Good balance, nice hop profile. I feel like I would pick this up again.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 01:46:00 | More by larryi86
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rfgetz

New Jersey

4.41/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a copper tinted amber, small cap of frothy white foam, some lacing. Fantastic scent of pure, simple, beer - fresh malted grain with notes of light caramel and toast, dark bread, fruity esters, grassy and lightly citric hops. Taste mimics scent - nothing flashy but amazing construction and fresh ingredient profile makes this special. Medium bodied. A true surprise in more ways than just the ABV after i thought i was just getting a ho-hum lager - this beer is what brewing is all about.

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2013 17:56:50 | More by rfgetz
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-15-2013 03:35:27 | More by Sammy
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a pretty slick looking cage and corked bottle into a stemmed pilsner glass, the beer is a slightly hazed, rich, amber-caramel coloring with a thin, foamy, big bubbled, off-white head that sits a solid half an inch. Steady flow of carbonation bubbling throughout the body. The nose is rich, with a nut and fig sweetness that has a roasty overlay. Flavors are smooth and rich, with a fig and date backbone supporting a subtle booze highlight and roasted notes. Very layered and dynamic. Bready characteristics provide a solid base for the rich, sweet flavors. The aftertaste is rich, nutty, and slightly boozy. Solid, mid-body with a definite crisp, clean ending any Lager should have. Very easy to drink, despite a slightly elevated ABV. Tasty beer...HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2013 23:08:45 | More by GarthDanielson
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-14-2013 20:36:24 | More by TheMultiYeast
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-14-2013 03:46:42 | More by Gonzoillini
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JohnBender

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-14-2013 03:24:52 | More by JohnBender
Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 415 ratings.