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Brooklyn Local 1 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,701 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,701
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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zebco

Texas

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

Picked this one up following the suggestion of a friend.

Golden, light yellow, and crisp looking. Slightly hazy. A fluffy, white head. Actually, as I poured my 2nd glass there was foam barely peeking out the top of the bottle. A nice, heavy foam lacing through the entire brew.

I could almost smell and feel the dryness before taking my first sip. Lemons and white grapes. Minimal hop notes.

A very sharp, dry bite at first. Heavy carbonation that mellowed by the minute. The flavor also turned away from the dryness and allowed flavors to really come out. Sweet and tart. Grapes and green apples. Very flavorful. I couldn't really pick out any substantial alcohol strength.

A bubbly, champagne-like mouthfeel. This did seem to fade as the beer warmed.

A nice beer from Brooklyn. I'd like to share this with others next time. Also, I'm looking forward to trying Brooklyn Local 2.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2010 13:27:03 | More by zebco
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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 1,701 ratings.