Brooklyn Lager | Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn LagerBrooklyn Lager
BA SCORE
57.6%
Liked This Beer
3.72 w/ 3,668 Ratings
Brooklyn LagerBrooklyn Lager
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
Ranking:
#16,255
Reviews:
1,243
Ratings:
3,668
Liked:
2,111
Avg:
3.72/5
pDev:
12.63%
Alströms:
3.51
 
 
Wants:
119
Gots:
887
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,668 |  Reviews: 1,243
Photo of Wrigfen
3.49/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JustCamIt
1.58/5  rDev -57.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Had this dozens of times from the bottle but this review is for the draft. Ordered this at Peter Luger's in Brooklyn only because the other choices were dismal ABInbev. The draft arrived in a glass mug with no bubbles or head. It appeared to have been sitting at the bar too long. Otherwise, it was the pedestrian dark copper liquid. Aroma was malty with hints of nutmeg. Tasted like it was sitting in a rusty can waiting to be served to the next victim. Mouthfeel was watery to non existent. Overall the draft example was disappointing compared to the bottle version. As for the beef steak, I've had better steaks for the price but nevertheless it was a good experience.

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Photo of thampel09
3.12/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BierRunner
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Nice appearance,feel and carbonation. Aroma was a mix of malt,grain,hops. Taste never really came togethor in a way that was overly pleasing. A good beer for a bbq or picnic but not substantial enough to stand on its own when there are so many other better representations of the style out there

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Photo of williahd
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Ben1313
3.78/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of artf
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Not a bad choice if you want a middle of the road lager

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Photo of Tstromer
3.28/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

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

Photo of Tom_Hoover
3.62/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ntomich
3.99/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AgentMunky
3.45/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Consumed from the bottle. Best before December 2017.
3.5/3.5/3.5/4/3
Fizzy and yellow with gentle head.
Smells lightly malty with citrusy hops. A metallic, lagery tinge is not entirely unpleasant.
Tastes initially sweet and grainy, with a pleasantly metallic-lemon bit at the end that keeps it from being too sweet.
A thoroughly average beer, but a decent lager. You'll probably never be unhappy with it, but will you be happy? Not I.

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Photo of aaron6440
3.83/5  rDev +3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CreightonSM
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Iski100
1.92/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of yaron73
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BergBeer
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlueKurenai
3.36/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JLaw55
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Griphon
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Trboley
4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.49/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a pilsener glass, the appearance was a burnt orange to amber color with a finger's worth of white foamy head that slid off at a mild pace. Sly lace runs in streams along my glass, didn't cling much.
The aroma had a clean bready to biscuit sweetness playing with a little bit of caramel/toffee maltiness. Light yeasty sweetness applied itself fairly nice.
The flavor was somewhat malty sweet with a light grassy hop trying to blend, but somewhat seemed to leave a semi-vacant sort of misguiding edge of wanting to be that "fine blend" of being a fantastic lager. Aftertaste had some stickiness in it.
The mouthfeel was between light and medium bodied with a decent sessionability about it. There's nothing distracting. ABV felt fine. It left a courteous malty sort of finish.
Overall, I'd say this was a pretty decent lager. Probably could be a lot better if the flavor seemed to blend just a little better.

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Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 57.6% out of 100 with 3,668 ratings
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