Brooklyn Brewery Silver Anniversary Lager featuring labels by locals artists

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To commemorate their 25th anniversary, Brooklyn Brewery enlisted four local artists to design labels for their Silver Anniversary Lager:

We are fortunate to be a part of the incredible cultural renaissance Brooklyn has enjoyed during the last quarter century. Four great Brooklyn artists whom we met along the way—Fred Tomaselli, Roxy Paine, Joe Amhrein and Elizabeth Crawford—have created special labels for our Silver Anniversary Lager beer. We are saluting our beginnings with a special doppelbock version of the Brooklyn Lager we introduced in 1988. This beer is re-fermented in the bottle and will taste great today or years from now. The original was inspired by the beers of 19th Century New York and Vienna.

Here are the specs for the beer, which we can’t wait to taste:

SPEC SHEET
Style: Brooklyn Lager Intensified (Doppelbock)
Malts: German Two-row Pilsner, American Two-row Pilsner, Munich and Caramel malt
Hops: Hallertauer Mittelfrueh and Saphir, Cascade, Willamette
Yeast: Our House Lager Yeast
Alcohol by Volume: 8.6%
IBUs: 45
Original Gravity: 19.2° Plato
Food Pairings: Steaks, chops, grilled meats, mushrooms, big gruyères, aged cheddar, Parmiggiano Reggiano
Availability: 750mL cork-finished bottles: four unique labels released throughout 2013

And here are the labels:

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Fred Tomaselli

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Joe Amrhein

 

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Roxy Paine

 

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Elizabeth Crawford

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