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Brooklyn Local 1 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,699 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,699
Reviews: 880
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 116
Gots: 185 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with German malts and hops, first-pressing Demerara cane sugar from Mauritius, and a Belgian yeast strain. 100% bottle re-fermentation; OG=18.5; AE=1.7. Classified as a "strong saison" by Garrett Oliver.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 02-18-2007)
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CASK1

Florida

4.22/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip from a 750. Complex aroma featuring light fruit (pear and apple), sweet malt and low alcohol aroma. Low spiciness, more from yeast than hops. The beer is a medium gold, with fairly high cloudiness - much more than expected for this style. Features a thick, fluffy, long-lasting white head. Very complex flavor: the grainy pils malt sweetness, medium hop bitterness, complex yeast spiciness, and alcohol all fight to dominate but none of them overpowers the others. Yeast character features almonds, citrus, pear. This beer is a bit sweet up front, but dry in the finish. High carbonation helps dry it out, even with a medium body. Drinkability would be better if the alcohol was a bit smoother and subtler. I really enjoy this beer, but there are better examples of the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2011 01:30:37 | More by CASK1
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S: Sweet and caramel like, light fruity and floral qualities. Daisies, and cantelope.

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Brooklyn Local 1 from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,699 ratings.