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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,154 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,154
Reviews: 508
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 69
Gots: 147 | 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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wilkinswesley

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-01-2012 17:43:15 | More by wilkinswesley
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flagmantho

Washington

4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 750mL corked & caged bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: deep, rich amber-brown hue which lets ruby highlights through when held up to the light. Head is three fingers of frothy light-tan foam. Quite nice.

Smell: rich, malty aroma with a lot of chocolate character. There's a little bit of earthy hoppiness as well, but this is pretty mild. Overall not bad; enticing, even.

Taste: rich flavor with chocolate right on top, followed by some light bready character and a hint of fruitiness (raisins, mostly). There's a hint of vegetal hops at the end, and bitterness is quite low compared to sweetness. Not bad, and stylistically accurate.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a great big carbonation yielding a pretty massive creaminess. Ba dow!

Overall: a tasty enough beer, although it lacks complexity. I would probably have this again.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 19:27:36 | More by flagmantho
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter glass.

Appearance: Dark almost opaque brown, with a thick tan-white head on a gentle pour rising to about 3/4".

Smell: Yeasty scent, pretty7 strong if you ask me, after laying the glass down you still feel it in your nose.

Taste: Holy yeast, little sweet light light bitterness and packing a punch with flavor.

Mouth: Medium to heavy carbonation, sharp texture which would quench any thirst. Best of all how sticky!

Overall: A real gem, It's easy to find and won't hit you in the pockets if you're already a fan of premium beers. Drink up fellas (and Ladies), Salud!

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2012 05:26:24 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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swgwilt

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

06-24-2012 21:45:19 | More by swgwilt
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cheefdaddy1

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-19-2012 10:58:21 | More by cheefdaddy1
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OdinMcHaggis


3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Looking good, I really like local 1. Let's see here, nice tan head, color is brownish black and no light penetrates. Some lacing on my schooner. The taste is of strong alcohol when consumed with my pizza. Finishing the bottle the flavors are more complex, low hops profile, some burnt coffee, spice, sugar. The body is full, it's sticky and pleasant with good carbonation. Overall, the spice of this offering is where I was lost. I guess an imperial stout is what I was looking for.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2012 21:45:50 | More by OdinMcHaggis
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

06-16-2012 16:19:36 | More by Gww1864
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RickS95

Indiana

4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Quite the looker. Pours a dark burnt brown. Very rich looking, actually looks thickish. The head is also quite thick, slightly offwhite, and fluffy up top. Good retention, though lacing is lacking.

The Belgian yeast and sugars are fairly obvious to detect. Slight spiciness in the nose. Malty.

It's really good. Spice and malt up front. Belgian sugar in the middle. Alcohol and honey in the swallow.

Complex...sweet and spicy early on. More sweetness as it works its way back. The sweetness stays into the finish as a slightl tartness makes an appearance. The finish is crisp with good carbonation and heat from the alcohol.

This is a world class beer. Everything about it is top notch and it gets better as it warms.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 02:49:53 | More by RickS95
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nyrblue2

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-09-2012 14:47:19 | More by nyrblue2
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bspain5

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-07-2012 02:54:32 | More by bspain5
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WynnO

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-06-2012 04:42:38 | More by WynnO
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-05-2012 20:04:00 | More by whatname
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fionn13

Ireland

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

06-03-2012 20:39:01 | More by fionn13
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bmoney

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-03-2012 01:28:26 | More by bmoney
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drleomarvin


4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-02-2012 16:15:44 | More by drleomarvin
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-30-2012 20:01:28 | More by bigeyedfish89
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disruptor32

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-29-2012 01:40:13 | More by disruptor32
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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BostonHops

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(review from notes; tried on 02/05/11)

pours a dark brown shade with a healthy finger-plus beige head; decent retention and lacing.

nose offers roasted malt, a touch of chocolate, dark fruits, spices, and yeast. maybe a hint of hoppiness in the background. flavor mostly follows the nose. you have your traditional elements of a BSDA along with some more subdued stout characteristics. complex, balanced, and enjoyable, though doesn't move the earth.

medium bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation. whereas they nailed it with local 1 in my opinion, here BB pulls off a "mere" solid brew. that said, it's definitely worth a try.

originally reviewed: 02-08-2011

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2012 22:41:23 | More by BostonHops
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erha2

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-23-2012 20:52:52 | More by erha2
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hubster712

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-23-2012 17:40:42 | More by hubster712
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mikeg67

New Jersey

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle. Pours dark brown with a long lasting off-white head and a lot of lacing. Yeasty aroma follows by chocolate, dark fruit and hints of hops. Body is full and smooth. Chocolate, dark fruit spices, Belgium yeast, brown sugar, earthy hops fill the mouth. Finish is long and very spicy. Complex, delicious brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2012 14:19:16 | More by mikeg67
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-23-2012 07:07:47 | More by YobroitsJoe
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hilgart1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-22-2012 03:08:35 | More by hilgart1
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cowboy83

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-21-2012 19:50:02 | More by cowboy83
Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 1,154 ratings.