Brooklyn Lager | Brooklyn Brewery

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3.72/5
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3,699 Ratings
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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:
In the late 1800’s Brooklyn was one of the largest brewing centers in the country, home to more than 45 breweries. Lager beer in the “Vienna” style was one of the local favorites. Brooklyn Lager is amber-gold in color and displays a firm malt center supported by a refreshing bitterness and floral hop aroma. Caramel malts show in the finish. The aromatic qualities of the beer are enhanced by “dry-hopping”, the centuries-old practice of steeping the beer with fresh hops as it undergoes a long, cold maturation. The result is a wonderfully flavorful beer, smooth, refreshing and very versatile with food. Dry-hopping is largely a British technique, which we’ve used in a Viennese-style beer to create an American original.

Added by UncleJimbo on 02-11-1998

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,780
Reviews:
1,248
Ratings:
3,699
pDev:
12.63%
Bros Score:
3.51
 
 
Wants:
123
Gots:
903
Trade:
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Photo of Claude-Irishman
3.97/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Looks golden/red in color.Smells somewhat neutral, mild maltiness, fresh unbaked dough,slight toffee. Tastes buttery,malty smooth. Hops in the way back round. Feels velvety smooth,nicely carbonated. Clean finish. I don't see any resemblance to an "Irish red" This is a really good beer in my humble opinion. I enjoy the simplicity of a lager sometimes more than any ale.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shiu-chan
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had it from ANA Suite Lounge, from 330ml bottle to beer glass. Clear amber with light foam.
Malt, caramel and light hint of hop on the nose.
Refreshing yet robust, medium bodied and light carbonation.
Overall, it is what it is as the New York No. 1 Craft Lager.

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Photo of mojohawk21
3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shreead
3.64/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of arr3388
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JasonBatz
3.16/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BenHoppy
3.78/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jim67
3.08/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pretty basic lager. Not much to say

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Photo of LoganMc
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.24/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drumpf
3.15/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

If you can find this lager, it's refreshing & an awesome session beer. Clean and flavorful -- love it when I can find it!

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Photo of unclekeith
4.01/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Craven
3.06/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of YJY
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sqpat
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bajengurkan
3.52/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrewh995
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light clear amber with a white head. Smells of caramel and malt. Tastes of slightly sweet caramel, malts, and bread. Medium in body and carbonation. Overall a good red lager.

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Photo of Khaack
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CloudStrife1
3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yancot
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Darrin_Smith
3.52/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 3,699 ratings
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