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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,198 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,198
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 74
Gots: 173 | 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:
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(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-02-2009)
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birdsellam, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

ericchalifour, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.9%

thefuneral, Aug 02, 2014
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bejaranobio, Jul 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

gatorlove, Jul 29, 2014
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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.

spacebear09, Jul 28, 2014
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jaypb, Jul 28, 2014
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G_Est, Jul 27, 2014
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Calps, Jul 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

A- Beautiful dark ruby pour with an off white billowy pillowy fluffy head that rose and rose and rose. It's a Belgian!

S- Wine, grapes, faint muted fruity Belgian yeast, bubble bath? A bit of alcohol and a hint of hops trying to make it's way through all the other complex aromas

T- Some yeast, fruit, grapes? Really surprised with the bitterness here. This bottle is from January, 2014. Tonight's date is October 14, 2014. Some slight oxidation

M- Rich, lightly carbonated and nearly full bodied. Balanced nicely

O- This is the second of three bottles that I picked up on closeout at my local Hannaford supermarket. They were clearing out a lot of beer that wasn't moving. Luckily for me I was able to pick these up for $2.75 each!!! It's a nice beer for the style. For someone who is new to Belgian Strong Ales, give this a try, the Belgian yeast isn't too up front. A good, complex new. Try it!

mitch3114, Jul 26, 2014
Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 1,198 ratings.