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Brooklyn Local 1 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,706 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,706
Reviews: 881
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 114
Gots: 188 | 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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Cuvie62

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

For a high ABV this beer has great taste and finish. I had it at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza in Miami with my salad and pizza pie. It was a great compliment to a good meal. Also, the price was excellent. Figure you get 3 glasses of beer versus ordering 3 beers. It is a great value.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 02:01:19 | More by Cuvie62
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bigdipip

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-21-2011 03:28:02 | More by bigdipip
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Tabni

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.8%

12-14-2011 15:23:49 | More by Tabni
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appears a slightly hazed honey golden hue with a bright white head forming thick and rising well above the rim of my glass. Lacing is fine belgian styled laced that is intricate and detailed between sips, beautiful looking brew.

Aromatics bring out fruity and floral layers with spicy yeast notes in the background, complex smelling brew. Citrus peels and spicy black pepper accents, herbal grassy fields of floral notes with honey coated biscuit malts, goes great together.

Flavors although quite sweet remain balanced by yeast spiciness and herbal hops in the background. Fruity mango, banana, and pineapple tropical fruit esters, mild citrus pith. Honey drizzled biscuits, black pepper and other spiced features from the Belgian yeast strain used here. It all blends well with herbal spice with a mild hop backing.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied soft effervescent carbonation aged perfectly before releasing in warm rooms, I love Garret's brewmaster series. I can't wait until they bottle the Sorachi Ace Ale. Nothing cloying a bit of warming alcohol as the brew warms up and opens up, some dry chalky yeast notes and herbal hops left on the palate between sips.

Drinkability is pretty incredible, a long time brew that I've touted as one of the best beers in the last couple years. Only 9 bucks at the local Giant Eagle Market District, you can't beat that grab a bottle and split it with some friends.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2010 05:19:03 | More by WVbeergeek
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Hatshep18

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.8%

12-11-2011 23:26:28 | More by Hatshep18
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.8%

12-09-2011 21:25:25 | More by PaBeerLover
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beerFool28607

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +20.8%

03-08-2012 23:21:35 | More by beerFool28607
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nunzo

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.8%

12-04-2011 04:39:48 | More by nunzo
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Twobeards

Maine

5/5  rDev +20.8%

02-06-2014 02:39:01 | More by Twobeards
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Illmaticzx

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +20.8%

03-29-2014 11:16:39 | More by Illmaticzx
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birchholz

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.8%

12-11-2011 04:01:37 | More by birchholz
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bonbini26

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.8%

01-11-2012 20:49:46 | More by bonbini26
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tylmorelli

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-18-2011 16:04:08 | More by tylmorelli
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jlb502

California

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-21-2011 04:25:49 | More by jlb502
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AndyTaylor

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +20.8%

02-13-2012 22:04:42 | More by AndyTaylor
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Dunkelmeister

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.8%

07-14-2012 22:37:39 | More by Dunkelmeister
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Rwalford74

Australia

5/5  rDev +20.8%

04-20-2013 10:10:57 | More by Rwalford74
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drleomarvin


5/5  rDev +20.8%

06-02-2012 16:15:31 | More by drleomarvin
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Kikat2680

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.8%

06-18-2014 04:04:04 | More by Kikat2680
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HolgerAB

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

New to the bottle fermented style of this white ale. Exceptional taste, refreshing and layered taste notes, complex feel and quality offering. The beer is harrder to find but worth the hunt. My favorite new beer this year. I will look forward to the Sarachi Ace and Local 2 but feel that this is their best offering.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2011 11:27:26 | More by HolgerAB
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railman

New York

5/5  rDev +20.8%

12-08-2011 22:38:49 | More by railman
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yoshakezula


5/5  rDev +20.8%

07-20-2012 23:56:03 | More by yoshakezula
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.8%

01-02-2014 17:54:44 | More by Dougwillhike
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joshtrich

New York

5/5  rDev +20.8%

02-18-2012 02:27:11 | More by joshtrich
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codon2004

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-29-2011 20:18:51 | More by codon2004
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Brooklyn Local 1 from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,706 ratings.