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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,152 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,152
Reviews: 508
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 69
Gots: 146 | 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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ProudBeerSnob

New York

3.48/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Beeneaning to try this one for a time now. Poured into 3 Philosophers goblet. Nice cloudy orange-mahogany color. Nice head that dissipates but not completely.

Aromas of fruity (plums?) very dry in the nose. Tastes of plum and raisin but a bit too sweet for the style IMO.

Good for the price. I wonder if a bit of age would round out the sweetness...

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2010 01:52:18 | More by ProudBeerSnob
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spacebear09

Maryland

3.39/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- Blackish brew, slightly watery. Tan head.

Smell- Prunes, dates, molasses, licorice, booze.

Taste- Dark malts, spice, brown sugar, finishes slightly dry.

Mouthfeel- Smooth yet well carbonated. Creamy for a Belgian strong dark ale.

Overall- Has a aftertaste that reminds me of Guinness (not good... slightly metallic and nasty chocolate malts that have no business being in this kind of beer, also a hint of something gross).

Really disappointing. I was expecting a top notch Belgian strong dark and instead was treated to something barely mediocre. Trois Pistoles is much cheaper and trumps this beer HANDS DOWN 10/10 times.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 07:54:39 | More by spacebear09
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jaypb


3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

07-28-2014 01:30:55 | More by jaypb
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G_Est

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-26-2014 23:02:27 | More by G_Est
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Calps


4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-26-2014 20:46:03 | More by Calps
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mitch3114

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-26-2014 12:22:13 | More by mitch3114
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DamienI

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

07-25-2014 19:17:46 | More by DamienI
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Will_Rivera

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-25-2014 08:46:19 | More by Will_Rivera
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tmm313

Georgia

4.56/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Murky brown amber color. Will pour a massive head if you're not careful. Great lacing.

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 00:29:51 | More by tmm313
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thestoutmaster

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

07-22-2014 20:48:33 | More by thestoutmaster
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MojoIRL


4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-19-2014 20:57:10 | More by MojoIRL
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Sellen

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-19-2014 17:36:15 | More by Sellen
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Desimoaj


4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-17-2014 16:54:01 | More by Desimoaj
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SlothB77

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-16-2014 23:50:29 | More by SlothB77
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-14-2014 00:21:44 | More by NYR_Rob
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BrazilianAussie

Brazil

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-13-2014 22:43:32 | More by BrazilianAussie
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Clamzo

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-12-2014 01:59:05 | More by Clamzo
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bobv

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-11-2014 03:54:12 | More by bobv
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Matthew1788

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-10-2014 01:25:42 | More by Matthew1788
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-04-2014 18:06:05 | More by MonkeyBread
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-04-2014 13:07:34 | More by byronic
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Larz_73

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-04-2014 05:40:12 | More by Larz_73
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DanE

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-03-2014 22:34:18 | More by DanE
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Proclarush

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-03-2014 14:54:27 | More by Proclarush
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GClarkage

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 1,152 ratings.