Brooklyn Lager | Brooklyn Brewery

BA SCORE
86
very good
3,625 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States
brooklynbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UncleJimbo on 02-11-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,625
Reviews:
1,232
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
12.37%
 
 
Wants:
118
Gots:
859
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Yarum
5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very good beer

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Photo of RealThing005
5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite. Used to judge all others.

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

Photo of breadwinner
5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Lightly toasted notes highlight this satisfying brew. Not a lot of amber lagers in the world, and if this was the only one I had, I'd still be a happy man.

(Edit: as my idea of what constitutes a 5* beer has evolved -- one that transcends, one that is a standard bearer, one that is more than the sum of its parts, one that is so satisfying that it almost can't be dissected -- Brooklyn Lager is one that immediately comes to mind. Score changed to note this.)

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

Photo of righlander
5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Surprisingly for a Lager it poured amber with an inch head that downgraded to a 1/4 inch head quickly. Taste is good. Extremely well balanced beer. Way more hops than i expected, which is awesome! Very drinkable. It delivers a nice Lager taste with the malts, but then follows up with an awesome hop finish. I love the hop structure. Maybe it's because i expected some tasteless lager but... I really like this beer! Lacing is awesome for a Lager...it leaves these rad rings. Perfect session beer. I have nothing bad to say about this beer. It's perfect for what it is. And packs many surprises! Will for sure buy again. Brilliant. But I must say...if I tasted this with a blindfold on my head and had to guess the style, I would not guess Lager. But hey...I really like this beer! I bought a 6 pack and enjoyed every last drop, noticing different flavors every sip. I will for sure buy this again and recommend it to all my friends!

UPDATE: This has become my favorite beer.

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Photo of TheBeerPimp
5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Quite simply the best lager in the world. I love this beer. A complex, multi-layered lager with a hoppy taste and malty bitter aftertaste, but still works as a standard 'relaxing' beer. You want want to go back to any other lager after trying this.

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
3.8 out of 5 based on 3,625 ratings.
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