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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,147 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,147
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 67
Gots: 145 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-02-2009)
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GJ40

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled from a 750 ml bottle purchased at Yankee Spirits in Swansea, MA.

A - Brown with a reddish tinge and good clarity. A large beige head with large bubbles and leaving some lacing behind.

S - Spicy with brown sugar, orange and some floral hops.

T - A nice balance of spices, fruity notes and hop flavors. Generally dry with a fantastic tangy and slightly bitter finish. The 9% alcohol is well hidden.

M - High carbonation (even for a Belgian style) with large bubbles. I would have liked it to have a bit less. Low to moderate consistency; maybe even a bit thin.

D - A very flavorful and enjoyable beer. I would definitely buy it again. A great beer for my 250th review.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2009 09:52:08 | More by GJ40
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S- Grape, yeast, malt (like the powder), funk, and some bready notes. I keep thinking I smell raw honey. Changes pretty steadily as it warms.

T- Grape and what tastes like earthy hops up front. Notes of chocolate, toast, raisin, alcohol, pepper, and light orange comes next. Slightly bitter, bready finish. Each sip is a little different. Profile loses sweetness and becomes more bitter as it warms. Honey-like flavors come out as it warms as well. No one flavor dominates another.

M- Medium thick body with light, prickly carbonation. Not overly drying.

O- I really enjoyed this beer. I've found this style to be really hit or miss for me, and this one definitely hit. I'm walking away with the impression that someone put a lot of thought and work into the crafting this beer. Wonderful balance between a multitude of flavors. Cheers, sir, cheers.

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Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 1,147 ratings.