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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,148 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,148
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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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

A: Pours a deep chestnut brown with a mild haze. Three fingers of tan head retain very well. Lacing blankets the whole glass.

S: Honeyed bread, orange peel, bit of clove, peppery and spicy yeast, cocoa, a touch musty, floral. Lightly tart. Highly aromatic, the scent of it filled the room immediately after the cork was popped.

T: Sharp clove and peppery spice at the outset. Subtle tartness in the background. Burnt bread crust. Chocolate covered oranges. Bakers chocolate and a bit of bittersweet dark chocolate. Prunes. Slight smoke. Orange peel dominates the mid-palate. Honeyed brown bread. Chalky, earthy, musty yeast. Bit of a floral element. Finishes very dry with cocoa, crust, slight hop oils, and spicy Belgian yeast.

M: Medium bodied. Very creamy. Aggressive carbonation scrubs the palate.

O: A very creative and food-friendly beer. A bit brash and bold at times, especially with the orange peel. Complex, though not in the effortless way that the best Belgians are. It really settled in as my palate adjusted to it though, and it drank very easily. One of the better Belgian-style brews made on american soil.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 05:43:36 | More by ryan1788a5
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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.

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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 1,148 ratings.