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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
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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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tabhill

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-28-2014 03:09:55 | More by tabhill
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Noelito76

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-26-2014 13:12:35 | More by Noelito76
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-26-2014 08:33:14 | More by SocalKicks
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-22-2014 23:55:28 | More by neckbracesub
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Roy1586

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-21-2014 20:29:07 | More by Roy1586
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-18-2014 02:16:16 | More by MattXT
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-17-2014 02:53:24 | More by hopsolutely
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.79/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a caged & corked 750ml bottle into a tulip glass. My research on the bottle code of “1749” tells me the beer was bottled on 6/23/2009, so it’s almost 5-years-old.

A: The beer is a deep brown color, with a large off-white head that fades very slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is faint but contains caramelized malts, Belgian yeast, dark fruit, brown sugar, honey, some spices and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of honey, chocolate, fruit and spices. Then a hearty malt character and Belgian yeast breadiness comes in. The hops presence is very mild but brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, strong kick, good representation of style, this is a solid dark Belgian-style beer to drink for a while.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 02:49:10 | More by TheManiacalOne
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ipc2000

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-17-2014 00:28:16 | More by ipc2000
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ariceclemson

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-15-2014 20:44:16 | More by ariceclemson
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zachpaschal

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

05-09-2014 02:17:24 | More by zachpaschal
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-08-2014 16:37:03 | More by richkrull
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demosixt

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-07-2014 22:30:55 | More by demosixt
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Tahoelife

Nevada

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-05-2014 21:04:17 | More by Tahoelife
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Whsrickqb12

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-04-2014 19:16:22 | More by Whsrickqb12
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-04-2014 05:09:16 | More by Burkbom23
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WunderLlama

Massachusetts

4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into pint glass

Bubbly taupe two finger head settles into dense layer with a few lacings. Light cola brown in appearance, no visible carbonation.

Aroma of fresh beer, malts, deep rich fruits. Complex , rich, balanced.

Smooth, Malt and rich raisiny, carbonation on the first sip. Alcohol is present but not as much as #1. Chewy.

Good beer worthy of a repeat.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2014 20:58:06 | More by WunderLlama
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-23-2014 03:43:37 | More by jrohrbacher
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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-22-2014 17:37:46 | More by TheSleepyMonkey
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 2992 (October 18, 2012); Consumed April 22, 2014

A: Pours a deep ruby/mahogany color with a big fluffy head that very slowly settles down to 1+ finger of foam that leaves some nice lacing

S: Belgian yeast, dark fruits, floral and earthy hops, and a bit of spiciness all stand out

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with a light yeastiness along with some spiciness and dark fruits. A nice floral undertone plays well throughout, while some caramel and dark chocolate maltiness lends some sweetness. Finishes with some subdued spiciness and citrus notes

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A little on the prickly side, which works

O: Extremely easy to drink at 9% (I'll give the age some credit for that) and a really nicely rounded American-made BSDA. At under $9 for a 750 mL, it's also a really good deal (in terms of larger format bottles, obviously). Definitely worth trying

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 04:59:49 | More by BEERMILER12
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Mini4x

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

04-18-2014 16:09:00 | More by Mini4x
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poorbuthappy

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-16-2014 22:11:20 | More by poorbuthappy
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DubCo21

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

04-15-2014 18:05:44 | More by DubCo21
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-15-2014 01:00:21 | More by marmstrong1212
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

04-15-2014 00:49:35 | More by wollefdoogylloj
Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 1,154 ratings.