Brooklyn Lager | Brooklyn Brewery

very good
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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

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4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Amber, white head with great retention and great lacing.

S: Pretty standard stuff. Piny hops, sweet and slightly nutty malt.

T: Dense, chewy, sweet malt. Floral hop background.

M: Very full bodied and smooth. Good bit of carbonation.

O: Great session brew, and the price is usually right. This is very similar IMO to a Boston Lager.

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3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

$6.99 for a 4 pack. BB May 2012.

A: Amber, a decent amount of head on the pour, some scattered lacing. There's some small islands of foam still floating after a few swigs.

S: Really heavy caramel malts and some resiny/herbal hops.

T: Sweet sticky caramel, toffee malts with a wallop of floral tasting, herbal-y malts. A bit of a soapy aftertaste though.

M/O: Prickly on the tongue. Not as great as SA BL (on tap), but it'll do in a pinch.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer was served out of a 12oz. bottle dispensed into a glass....

Presentation - Classy label in the Brooklyn Brewery Style.

Appearance - Pours out a nice hazy copper with a 1 1/2 finger golden white foam head the sticks round before fading into a foam covering.

Smell - Smells of fruity floral hops with hints of sweet bready malts and lightly roasted caramel.

Taste - Taste follows closely with the smell. Wonderful floral hops mixed with sweet bready malts. A very nice balance of sweet and bitter in this offering.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with a very nice amount of carbonation.

Drinkability - Highly drinkable Lager. Very crisp and smooth with excellent taste balance and very nice mouthfeel.

One of the better lagers that Ive had. This offering was very enjoyable, very refreshing, and is recommended.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

16 oz can into my Imperial Pint glass, while watching Cincy vs Vandy in the Liberty Bowl
A - Deep bronxe color, foamy head, good lacings
S - Yeast and malts.
T - malt out front, hops later. A little thin.
M - thin, but bubbly
O - not what I expected from a Lager. Don't know what "Pre-prohibition" style means - is this like Anchor Stream - lager yeast at ale temps? I like it, very drinkable. Good transition beer for someone who thinks Bud is good - nothing too scary.

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Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
3.8 out of 5 based on 3,647 ratings.
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