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Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

414 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 414
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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BeenTired

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-05-2014 05:44:57 | More by BeenTired
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pkalix

California

4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

smoke pop off the cork. light, airy bubbles comprise the opaque colored foam, settling to form a tight layer on top. darker apricot color body with carbonation bubbles rising from the floor of the snifter. smell is sweet, with grapes. champagne? taste is smooth, slight hop bitter but not close to being prevailing. sweet, a little syrup-y. some toffee. I love the dopplebock but this one is a little different. light in the mouth, kind of airy. still, not a bad brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 21:22:35 | More by pkalix
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

02-02-2014 04:37:57 | More by lupercmda
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BourbonJersey

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

01-31-2014 00:31:15 | More by BourbonJersey
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

01-30-2014 02:01:37 | More by tommyguz
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stuppy

Maryland

3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: light amber/ gold Color, thick White head, head goes down but is persistent, good clarity

Aroma: light toasted maltiness, floral hops, some pepper, caramel

Flavor: toasted malty front with slightly bitter finish, well balanced, pepper, some alcohol

Mouthfeel: med light body, high carb

Overall: strong lager, rich malt, lighter version of doppelbock, worth a taste, but nothing special

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 03:51:46 | More by stuppy
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andysc83

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-26-2014 17:10:11 | More by andysc83
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16%

01-24-2014 04:24:43 | More by Lehighace06
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vpoxon

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

01-19-2014 21:48:51 | More by vpoxon
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x7Dan

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16%

01-18-2014 01:22:46 | More by x7Dan
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-16-2014 12:48:24 | More by Mullinger1980
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RickS95

Indiana

2.88/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Classic look, if a bit light. Faded burnt orange pour. Just dark enough to keep light at bay. Fairly typical lager head, two fingers at pour, nice retention, lots of contrast between the uniform white bubbles and the orange beer. Moderate lace.

I was hoping for more in the nose. The nose picks up a standard issue pilsner, but instead of a floral citrus notes, it's very earthy. For an annivesary beer, I expected more.

This too was a letdown. Yes, there is flavor. But that's about it. No chocolate or roasty notes, again, par for the pilsner course with some savory hops. Fortunately, there is flavor, so it's not just a glorified macro, but it misses the boat for me.

Nothing to write home about. Very grainy feel with plenty of prickly carbonation. The bitterness is lingering, and very American macro lagerish. Light bodied. No alcohol presence whatsoever.

Overall, this was a huge let down. I'm not a fan of lagers and this is a perfect example. The majority of them taste the same. Despite some color and high ABV, it's hard to distinguish this from something you can find at Applebee's.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 04:04:35 | More by RickS95
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Belittle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-10-2014 18:02:00 | More by Belittle
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

01-09-2014 19:21:10 | More by Griffith
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eet_fuk

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +16%

01-07-2014 09:38:07 | More by eet_fuk
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Griggsy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-05-2014 14:24:08 | More by Griggsy
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-04-2014 16:09:31 | More by Evil_Pidde
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Stidge77

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-03-2014 20:13:27 | More by Stidge77
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SeatsTaken

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-03-2014 05:11:10 | More by SeatsTaken
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mverity

Florida

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

NYE bottle share at Proof. Pours a perfect light amber brown. Really good amount of cream colored head. Head and collar last really well. Aroma is biscuity, caramel and some floral hops. Taste is wonderfully the same. Well balanced and delicious. Great medium body and carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2014 22:38:16 | More by mverity
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cw13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-01-2014 14:24:38 | More by cw13
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DC_Brah

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +16%

12-30-2013 22:29:57 | More by DC_Brah
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-27-2013 16:49:26 | More by calcnerd
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Danny1217

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-26-2013 06:10:40 | More by Danny1217
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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-26-2013 04:20:42 | More by Boone757
Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 414 ratings.