Brooklyn Lager | Brooklyn Brewery

very good
3,646 Ratings
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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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Added by UncleJimbo on 02-11-1998

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of horshack7
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: From a twelve ounce can is an amber colored beer with a slight haze. The head is off white and is rocky.

Aroma: Grapefruit, tropical fruits. caramel malts, piney.

Taste: Malty in the front with citrus fruit notes. Grapefruit, a fairly smooth mouthfeel and medium to full bodied.

Notes: A straight forward and very drinkable beer. Cheers.

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Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of Herky21
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of HabiMendes
4.29/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

OK, I loved this beer. The Brooklyn Lager pours an amber-colored body, with a well-retained, clear, bubbly neck. The aroma emanates American hops, here with tones of pine tree / eucalyptus. Besides, we have an allusion to toast in the aroma. It is super inviting.

The palate is similar to the excellent aroma mentioned above, and you see a complex harmony between the American hops and the toasted malt. The finish is dry, leaving a pretty decent reminiscence of the whole story of this beer, told three times (aroma, taste, finish): piney hops and toasty malt. This is an excellent beer, to say the least.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of TWHartman
3.18/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A- caramel crowned by a slightly off white head. Retention is decent, nothing special. Leaves no lace.

S- caramel and apricot, followed by slight citrus hop aroma

T- light caramel and apricot flavor, nice balance of bright light cirtus flavor

M- Nothing special

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Photo of tree777
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of splendidsplinter
3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Bito401
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of stephenjmoore
3.82/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- Clear pale amber body with a thick, frothy off-white head. Lots of lacing around the edges of the glass.

S- Toasted Carmel malt, bready lager yeast, not much in the way of hops.

T- Caramel malt comes through very nicely along with some grainy toasted bread flavors. Very nice standard lager flavors.

M- Medium bodied, medium carbonation, smooth and creamy, but well carbonated.

O- A good lager, the flavor is good and the feel is very good.

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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
3.8 out of 5 based on 3,646 ratings.
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