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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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1,253 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,253
Reviews: 516
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 79
Gots: 201 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-02-2009

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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.

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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.

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Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 1,253 ratings.