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Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

438 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 438
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 14
Gots: 42 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.1%

BeenTired, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of pkalix
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.

pkalix, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of lupercmda
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

lupercmda, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of BourbonJersey
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

BourbonJersey, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of tommyguz
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

tommyguz, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of stuppy
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

stuppy, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of andysc83
4/5  rDev +3.1%

andysc83, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of Lehighace06
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Lehighace06, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of vpoxon
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

vpoxon, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of x7Dan
4.5/5  rDev +16%

x7Dan, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of Mullinger1980
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Mullinger1980, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of RickS95
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.

RickS95, Jan 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Belittle, Jan 10, 2014
Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Griffith, Jan 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

eet_fuk, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of Griggsy
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Griggsy, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Evil_Pidde, Jan 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Stidge77, Jan 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

SeatsTaken, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of mverity
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.

mverity, Jan 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

cw13, Jan 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

DC_Brah, Dec 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

calcnerd, Dec 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Danny1217, Dec 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Boone757, Dec 26, 2013
Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 438 ratings.