Brooklyn Lager | Brooklyn Brewery

BA SCORE
86
very good
3,625 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by UncleJimbo on 02-11-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,625
Reviews:
1,232
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
12.37%
 
 
Wants:
118
Gots:
859
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,625 |  Reviews: 1,232
Photo of AZBeerDude72
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep yellow/orange with very nice foamy head and sticky lacing. Smells really nice with floral notes, citrus, hops, grain and some maltiness. The taste is really good, this is a full flavored beer, tons of malty hops with a blend of grain balanced out with some soft citrus and floral flavors. The feel is excellent, slight carbonation and zero dryness. I love this beer, this is a great anytime beer and is so full of taste it reminds me of older beers and how they once tasted, fantastic.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very rich amber with an ample off white head.

Sweet grain cereal, yeasty bread, caramel malt, and a floral/bitter herb aroma.

High carbonation up front with a nice hit of bitter citrus giving way to cereal grain malt notes, finishes dry.

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Photo of Sebas
3.18/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
3.51/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Luckydog91
3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tedho21
2.93/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This beer was ok yet set the mood when visiting NYC. My wife and I grabbed a 6er of this and sat in our hotel watching the night life of Manhattan sipping on this lager. It was a very unusual lager and was very hoppy for a lager. There was some sweet hops and some buoyancy to this beer. it also had a very dry finish. It's not a beer i would probably purchase again but hits the mood when your in New York. So it's got that average brew rating but worth trying.

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Photo of Pinter
3.04/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of toronadotornado
3.62/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

JetBlue - Las Vegas, NV - can

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Photo of AirBob
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of bdiiorio
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lhwjanssen
3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tigerbrau
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of bird_soul
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of illpass78
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pint on draft at Empire in Portland, Maine.

Appearance: Clear copper. Minimal head and lace.

Aroma: Biscuit, floral hops, grass, toast.

Taste: Follows nose, along with some caramel and sweet malt.

Mouthfeel: Seasionable.

Overall: Just a good, solid straight up lager. Works for all seasons and all meals.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MechanicDoug
3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of reebtaerG
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of John_O
4.3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of onlymurderers
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DegenErik
3.49/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kubishark
3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Looks like your typical amber, copper colored lager. Smells malty and slightly hoppy. Tastes like a slightly cleaner Yuengling, with a bit more hops. Feels medium bodied if not a bit light. Overall this is worth trying, but it's just a standard lager really and isn't going to be a "go-to" for me any time soon. (If it were as cheap as Yuengling or other comparable basic lagers, then maybe that'd be different story.)

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Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery
3.8 out of 5 based on 3,625 ratings.
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