Brooklyn Lager | Brooklyn Brewery

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3.72/5
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3,725 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:
#28,586
Reviews:
1,257
Ratings:
3,725
pDev:
12.63%
Bros Score:
3.51
 
 
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127
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Back in 1998 I had my first Brooklyn Lager and I knew then that some 14 years later I would still be enjoying it. Nice amber in a pint glass with plenty of balance. PLenty of hops and malt backbone, but the malt stays with you each sip. Nice finish and plenty of complexity for a session beer. Brooklyn Lager is classic.

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

Amber color with medium of-white head with decent lacing. The aroma is sweet, floral, some bready. Taste is medium sweet, floral, some tart. Finish is light grassy and floral. Mild bitterness that doesn't linger. Has a medium body -- readily drinkable.

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A - if amber is the definition of Gold and Red, then this is absolutely amber. pours beautifully, very little head, and no lacing because of it

S - Smells like Summer. Sweet, light, slight hints of raisin and honey

T - delicious, light, flavors all work VERY well together, and the refreshing factor is through the roof - immediately brings you to a 75 and sunny kind of day

M - Terrific. Drinks very very well, leaves no after taste but great drinkability and flavors while you're consuming it. Makes you crave more.

O - Worth a 6 pack, at most prices.

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Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 3,725 ratings