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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,222 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,222
Reviews: 513
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 77
Gots: 181 | FT: 7
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,222 | Reviews: 513 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

factoide, Oct 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Shawner, Oct 28, 2014
Photo of tkdchampxi
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Had a five year old bottle at a bar, and after five years, this beer rated like a barleywine. Sweet and malty.

It was surprisingly well carbonated Dorr a beer from 2009.

tkdchampxi, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of Ppuech
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Ppuech, Oct 24, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +12.6%

Gkruszewski, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

LeeanneEileen, Oct 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

BeerGod27, Oct 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

maviola, Oct 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Danny1217, Oct 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Jm37000, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

CraigTravor, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

thebigredone, Oct 06, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%

Jetfan247, Oct 05, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +18.5%

kosstamojan, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

StephRai, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of Heidelberger
3.64/5  rDev -10.1%

Heidelberger, Sep 24, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -13.1%

BcOneSeven, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of BethanyB
3.46/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Look: An opaque dark brown, with a huge, foamy, light tan head. Dark orange highlights can be seen at the bottom of the glass when held to the light.

Smell: The aroma is fainter than expected. Yeasty malt, floral hops, peppery phenols, and a swirl of caramel are pleasant enough, but lack the dark fruit flavors usually found in a strong, dark ale.

Taste: While the flavor is more complex than the aroma, it remains lacking. The taste is light for a big beer, and is unusually malt-forward for the style. In addition to yeasty malt, citrus hops, caramel, and prunes can be tasted. While the dark fruit is now detectable, it could still have a larger presence.

Mouthfeel: The medium-light body only makes the aroma and flavor seem more two-dimensional. A watery character and an all too smooth finish continue the too-light-for-the-style trend.

Overall: As a strong dark ale, this beer disappoints. It's perfectly tasty and drinkable, but could be much more so with a heavier body and more complex aroma and flavor profiles. There are a plethora of far better options available when it comes to this type of beer.

BethanyB, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

sully22, Sep 21, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +1.7%

Jess_E, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

sharemybeer, Sep 15, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -3.7%

Belgian candi sugar, Belgian yeast esters, pear, citrus, peach, toasted malt. Good fruit character, a little over carbonated.

barczar, Sep 13, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -7.2%

Bigtimejd19, Sep 13, 2014
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1.44/5  rDev -64.4%

beernyc2014, Sep 12, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +2.7%

Ngntjp, Sep 11, 2014
Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 1,222 ratings.