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Brooklyn Local 1 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,696 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,696
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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umustdrink

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received in a trade from BA RustyDiamond damn near a year ago.

A - Pale neon yellow color with a good stream of bubbles flowing up from the nucleation site on my tulip. White head settles to a quarter inch. Lots of lacing.

S - Sweet and spicy lemony citrus smell. Some sweet flowery sugars with some peppery malts and a very faint alcohol detectable.

T - Starts out with a carbonation bite with some fruity hops. Hops actually last through the entire taste. Bubblegum yeasty flavors come in with some spicy malts again accompanied by the hops. Hops are surprisingly strong for a year old beer. The hops depart and leave a citrusy yeasty finish.

M - Some good biting carbonation compliments the taste at times, medium consistency.

D - A fine Saison with some interesting subtle and not so subtle flavors. Its very hoppy which is a nice twist for a Belgian style. Try if you can.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2008 05:34:17 | More by umustdrink
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Brooklyn Local 1 from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,696 ratings.