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Brooklyn 1/2 Ale - Session Saison - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

21 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  3.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-14-2014)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this back in December at the brewery, didn't even know it existed to be honest. Really nice beer to sit around hang around with; nothing spectacular or stunning but a simply nice beer. It's crisp when fresh and is a perfectly good session beer that could last the night and not even realize you had been drinking.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

On tap at a few places around Houston. D&T and Gingerman most recently.

A: Pours a pale copper color with a bit of haze. A one finger white head forms with some lace left behind.
S: Dry, cracker like in the nose. Plastic, phenolic like yeast. That is it. No depth, nothing to keep my interest.
T: Dry, biscuit/cracker like up front. That is about it. Barely any yeast character here. While I am not a huge fan of just phenolic spice, it is something. This is watery, soggy crackers. Nothing lingers.
M/D: A beyond light and thin body. Fairly high carbonation at first, but almost instantly gives way to a more lifeless feel. Watery, dry, though for the most part a nonexistent body. Blah, I could not wait to get through this. Not something I want to revisit.

I am all on board for a sub 4% saison, or any other appropriate style for that matter. This left me beyond flat. Nothing is here, no character what so ever. Just not enjoyable for me.

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The colour is yellow-orange (15 EBC), the liquid is a bit hazy. The thick three finger head is white. It sinks slowly leaving some lacing on the glass.

The smell is bitter, dry and spicy with phenolic yeast in the background. Hints of cloves and dill. It is powerful and elegant at the same time.

The taste is dry and somewhat bitter. Spices like cloves and nutmeg plus a gentle Belgian yeast flavour. The body is a little thin. The aftertaste brings some sweetness, hints of harsh hops and some wheat sour flavours. The finish is spicy and creamy.

The carbonation is strong, the big bubbles are short-lived. The liquid is creamy when cold but it gets thinner when the temperature rises.

A solid session beer, and a nice Saison.

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12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Superb lacing on top of a very pale cloudy brew. Dry and lighter bodied with phenols and a cracker like graininess. Some citrus and spice with an ample hoppiness. This is pretty much 1/2 a beer though the flavor profile strives to change my mind. I could see having this at lunch ... a long lunch.

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Brooklyn 1/2 Ale - Session Saison from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.