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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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Ratings: 1,172
Reviews: 509
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 71
Gots: 158 | 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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Photo of sevenarts

New York

4.08/5  rDev +0.7%

A: Dark brownish black, with a generous tan head and just a touch of lacing left behind in its wake.

S: Sugar, fruits, raisins, sweet malts, crisp and clean and simple.

T/M: Very tasty with lots of sugary, fruity flavors up front, gradually overtaken by some burnt malts, the distinctive taste of Belgian yeasts, and a subtle touch of bitterness. Real smooth and creamy, and it goes down very easy.

O: A great Belgian-style ale, very sweet and delicious.

11-13-2012 23:03:13 | More by sevenarts
Photo of aranton

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

03-27-2013 00:38:41 | More by aranton
Photo of themanilow

West Virginia

4.28/5  rDev +5.7%

750ml cork and cage served in a snifter

A- A darker brown with nice Carmel colored head which dissipates nicely leaving its mark behind.

S- Fruit and honey scent bellows from within

T- rich flavors of fruit and honey mixed cornucopia of citrus rind

M- Slight carbonated feel. Whether it be spices or carbonation sense it leaves a tingle to enjoy after the sip.

O- I was pointed to this beer and wasn't disappointed. Rich in flavor and great in taste. Wouldn't back down from another bottle if given the chance.

01-09-2014 00:27:19 | More by themanilow
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3.48/5  rDev -14.1%

08-23-2014 18:31:21 | More by cfadams17
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5/5  rDev +23.5%

11-14-2011 20:43:41 | More by BelgianDip
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New York

4.2/5  rDev +3.7%

appearance : poured from a 750 ml to a chalice rose a huge head diminished to a lace that stuck to the glass like glue on to the glass, deep brown.
smell: lots of lemon, honey, touch of booze.
Taste: the honey played in to a sweetness that was balanced by the hops nicely this was a well crafted beer. there is not much complexity to the flavor profile just malt, honey, lemon, some spice typical of the style and a bite to balance everything out.
mouthful: this one fell flat on its face here it was to thin to support all the flavors going on.
drinkability: one bottle is all i would be willing to drink. the 9% abv is there and noticeable. it is not hidden like some of the other big belgians I have had.

01-14-2010 16:33:17 | More by fastsrt
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-04-2012 14:36:37 | More by doof116
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-15-2012 22:17:46 | More by VernonKell
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-14-2012 03:20:01 | More by UHCougar12
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-01-2012 20:54:51 | More by brandonasplundh
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

12-26-2012 14:39:10 | More by stoney1031
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New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

Poured from a large caged and corked bottle into a pint glass. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head which thins but never goes away.

The smell is sweet and strong with dark fruits. Taste is sweet, malty and dark, almost creamy. Pleasantly staying in the mouth long after it is gone. Gets better as it warms.

03-31-2009 01:35:46 | More by mjaskula
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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +23.5%

08-26-2012 16:45:26 | More by dllman25
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

09-15-2013 14:05:46 | More by Nick_RobertsM3
Photo of Sam21


3.55/5  rDev -12.3%

750ml bottle purchased for $8.99. Poured into a chalice.

Appearance – Dark amber-brown body with a light fluffy tan head that shows decent retention and sparse lacing. Not necessarily eye candy, but it looks good.

Smell – Citrus fruit, bread, figs, and plum. Very sweet and floral.

Taste – Up front you get tangy and tart fruit. This initial blast of fruit fades quickly into heavy notes of fig and ripe plums. The finish hints at caramel and delivers a distinct note of chocolate that hits quickly and disappears just as fast. Subtle clove spice is woven in.

Mouthfeel – Light-medium body. Soft and fluffy carbonation.

Drinkability – Local 2 is a very sweet and pleasant Belgian-style dark ale. Simple and pleasing combined with good drinkability make for an enjoyable experience. It’s unique, carries a distinct personality, and is worth a try.

05-09-2011 00:15:26 | More by Sam21
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-28-2013 23:06:54 | More by Kevinhcraig
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

09-13-2013 21:28:44 | More by dbell23
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-17-2014 16:54:01 | More by Desimoaj
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

02-16-2012 22:58:52 | More by getbehindthemule
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New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

12-10-2011 23:13:50 | More by casualfan
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New York

3.9/5  rDev -3.7%

after removing the foil, i noticed the cork had the number 1 in a circle, like the brooklyn local 1 logo -
poured from the bomber bottle into a bklyn tulip
puts up a crazy huge tan head, even when taking care on the second pour -
a mild musty zest to the nose -
tasted good, malty, bready, a little sweetness-
the big carbonation is probably sacrificed to the thick head, sits well on the tongue -
good stuff - this big bottle went down easy

03-17-2009 12:07:50 | More by JoeBloe
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3.8/5  rDev -6.2%

Beer color is a dark brown, with a hint of rust. Produced a big 3 finger, beige head.

Aroma is of light citrus, and a woodsy/leather like smell.

Taste was similar, but with a little hop presence, and a noticeable, but not overwhelming alcohol after taste. High carbonation, and light-medium body.

Tasty, would buy again.

09-01-2013 01:15:35 | More by TCMike
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5/5  rDev +23.5%

12-21-2011 01:39:13 | More by kmckinnon87
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-21-2012 21:31:14 | More by GarrettB714
Photo of schoun


4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-07-2012 13:31:54 | More by schoun
Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
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