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Brooklyn Local 1 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,792 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,792
Reviews: 891
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 127
Gots: 226 | FT: 6
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into pint glass

A - Nice golden hazy coloring, but just clear enough to make out the logo on the other side of the pint glass. No real lacing or head to speak of.

S - I noted a citrus, lemon smell. Also a bit yeasty.

T - Yeasty and quite complex. Almost an earthy in-a-good-way. flavor.

M - Great mouthfeel. Drinks well and leaves a tickle on the tongue with good staying power.

O - Great beer (especially for price). Easy to drink and enjoy with a dinner as an alternative to wine.

PeterMacKellar, Feb 04, 2012
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750ml.

A: Pours a slightly cloudy gold color with a sticky white head.

S: Pale candi sugar, white cake, nectarine, sweet grain, a bit of alcohol.

T: Lots of fruity esters. White grape, apple, pineapple, vanilla, cakey pale malt, light clove, a little bit of pleasant bready yeastiness, floral bitterness on the end.

M: Between light and medium-bodied with ample carbonation.

O: Definitely one of my favorite American BSPAs.

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Brooklyn Local 1 from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,792 ratings.