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Brooklyn Local 1 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,700 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,700
Reviews: 880
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 116
Gots: 186 | 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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NHGrafx

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml brown bottle.

Pours a nice hazy golden orange color. Nice thick foamy head which dissipates into a thin layer of foam.

Aroma is wonderful. There is a nice pleasant citrus smell, very similar to mandarin oranges. There is also a nice floral aroma from the hops. There is also a nice malty aroma with some yeast notes coming through. There is some fruity smells as well, grapefruit and an apple like smell.

Taste is very good. Some nice fruit flavors, mainly a citrusy flavor, like grapefruit, also some apple and pear flavors coming out. The hops are present, but seem hidden to me. Can taste a bit of yeast too and some malts. A bit of spiciness on the finish with some moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel is good, carbonation is just right. Drinkability is very good too.

In my opinion this is the best offering from Brooklyn Brewery. Hats off to Garrett Oliver.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2008 01:05:38 | More by NHGrafx
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Brooklyn Local 1 from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,700 ratings.