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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,183 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,183
Reviews: 510
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 73
Gots: 168 | FT: 8
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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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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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

BigFatOgre, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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%

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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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

jaypb, Jul 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

G_Est, Jul 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Calps, Jul 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

mitch3114, Jul 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

DamienI, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Will_Rivera, Jul 25, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +12.6%

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 to the brewer.

tmm313, Jul 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

thestoutmaster, Jul 22, 2014
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MojoIRL, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

SlothB77, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

NYR_Rob, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

bobv, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Matthew1788, Jul 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

MonkeyBread, Jul 04, 2014
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byronic, Jul 04, 2014
Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 1,183 ratings.