Brooklyn Pilsner | Brooklyn Brewery

BA SCORE
84
good
1,061 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States
brooklynbrewery.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UncleJimbo on 03-06-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,061
Reviews:
487
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
11.86%
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
139
For Trade:
0
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Photo of flek
3.92/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JerryLevinson
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LukeGude
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

6-pack. Great interlude in a month full of IPAs. Looks like Bud Light, but goes down crisp.

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Photo of Urk1127
3.45/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HermitDan
3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bammer21
3.36/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcbeers
3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lanae1982
4.12/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
3.49/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.59/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gordavidson
3.31/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nobledust
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BKotch
3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NastyNorseman
3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Solid pilsener by Brooklyn. Pours golden and clear. Nice white head that hangs well around the edges after it dissapates. Smells of malt and grains. Nice, grassy, and grainy with a touch of hops. Smooth and crisp finish.

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Photo of bankboy66
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Looks and smells great. Taste is ...fine. Completely inoffensive beer. A little prickly on the front end as well as wet. Overall decent.

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Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.04/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brewsome
4.26/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Serving: Keg

A: Light-medium straw color, medium-high carbonation. Light-medium head.

S: Citrusy hop aroma.

T: With very light maltiness, the hop flavor combination is focused of grapefruit and rose pedals (citrus/flower) on my palette are worth the price of admission. Very clean, crisp and refreshing the way a Pilsner should be.

O: Very good. The mild flavors and aromas of this style of beer are difficult and time consuming for Home Brewers to produce, so I will leave it to the pro$.

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Photo of BigMike
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HorseheadsHopHead
3.49/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Comes in a crystal clear, pale straw color. Topped by a foamy white head that dies soon, but leaves a thin head and splatters of lacing down the glass.

The smell is more faint and delicate than most pilsners, but not necessarily in a bad way. Grass, mint, cracker, green apple, underripe pear, honeydew melon, cucumber, clover, straw.

Upfront, there's lemon, seltzer water, pear, green apple. On the mid-palate, cracker, mint, cucumber, green pepper. On the finish, a more biscuit malt sweetness. The aftertaste is fairly brief, but there is grass, white pepper, and lemon peel.

The mouthfeel is very light, kind of watery, but quite spritzy.

A crushable and thirst-quenching pilsner, but nothing pungent going on, either. A decent but unremarkable pils.

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Photo of crisis1290
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Brooklyn Pilsner from Brooklyn Brewery is a very simple pilsner. Brooklyn seems to be doing an overhaul on most of their products. The picture is very old. Since that pic, Brooklyn pilsner has gone through two packaging changes. Now back to the beer. A nice straw color with a nice foam head. The smell is far from over powering , as it should be. The taste is simple, as it should be for the most part. A very good beer from one of my favorite breweries ! I will drink this again. Can we please do something in regards to updating the picture? Is there any way to do that?

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Photo of Jstarr2517
3.92/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wiffler27
4.08/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

pours pale gold with a thin head, nice carbonation to it.

smell is mild. sweet malt and slight noble hops.

taste is smooth and crisp, easy drinking yet a nice body. spicy noble hops are nice too, goes down smooth.

this is a pretty good Pils. not the best i've ever had but worth the try. wouldn't mind it in cans to be honest.

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Photo of klimoja
4.05/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Finkline
3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

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Brooklyn Pilsner from Brooklyn Brewery
3.71 out of 5 based on 1,061 ratings.
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