Brooklyn Lager | Brooklyn Brewery

very good
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Brooklyn LagerBrooklyn Lager

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

473 ml can served fairly cold into a pint glass. Purchased for $2.90 CDN from LBCO.

Appearance - Clear coppery orange color. 2 fingers of white fluffy of head that recedes slowly and leaves tremendous lacing in the glass. A few bubbles rise to the surface.

Smell - Mild caramel mixture with some grainy aspects and just a hint of tropical fruitiness.

Taste - Dry grain flavor with some tropical sweet fruits blended in. Well constructed and balanced.

Mouthfeel - Smooth, lovely feel that is filling in the mouth and satisfying, medium-light bodied and medium carbonation.

Overall - A really nice lager that is well crafted and tasty and comes highly recommended.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Serving: Bottle, from the bottle
Served: 5 June 2014

Appearance: Had this one from the bottle, so can't comment tooicj on it. Bottle art very retro/classic.

Smell: Dank hops on top of a somewhat musty-sweet malt backbone.

Taste: Way better than the smell! Pretty assertive hop bitterness without being totally overpowering. The hops aren't as strong as in an IPA, but are definitely noticeable as a major flavor component.

Mouthfeel: Highly carbonated and very lively. Medium to medium-light body.

Overall: The same style as Yuengling and significantly better. You can find pretty clear similarities between the two but Brooklyn lager has a much more developed taste. An easy drinking beer that would be excellent with cookouts and barbecue, which is incidentally exactly where I tried this one.

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Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
3.79 out of 5 based on 3,668 ratings.
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