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Brooklyn Local 2 - Brooklyn Brewery

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Ratings: 1,183
Reviews: 510
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 73
Gots: 167 | 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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Photo of ksimons
3.95/5  rDev -2.5%

A-a dark mahogany with some ruby highlights with two fingers worth of creamy head

S-dark bread like malts, dark fruit, light molasses, and Belgian yeast. Not getting much citrus smell.

T-taste matches the smell, bread malt, light chocolate, sweet honey, slight nutty taste, and maybe just a light hint of citrus. Alcohol is well hidden.

M-very prickly carbonation, light to medium body

Overall I think I like this better than other reviewers. I am actually glad I didn't get much of a citrus peel smell or taste. Not the best BSDA I have had but its not bad either.

ksimons, Aug 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

hsc12, Aug 25, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

snowmaggedon, Aug 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

slowdaddy, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of HattedClassic
4.7/5  rDev +16%

Appearance: Pours a beautiful brown head and leaves quite a bit of lacing. The beer itself is a nice and delicious black.

Smell: The honey really comes out very well in a chalice and combining with the chocolate and roasted malts makes for a very good treat.

Taste: Roasted malts and chocolate. The honey and citrus do not come in unless it is a little warm and makes it taste very good. The honey complements the chocolate very well.

Mouthfeel: Carbonated and a little thick.

Overall: A wonderful brew and worth having more than once and a while.

HattedClassic, Aug 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

larryi86, Aug 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Woodysbeard, Aug 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Bret, Aug 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

CommonRider, Aug 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

flyingmick, Aug 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

penguinboat, Aug 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

onestoploser, Jul 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

joek440, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of gobseulmuhri
4.28/5  rDev +5.7%

picked it up from a new liquor store that had it for an unbelievable price. the 1st time i had it was in my very early beer drinking days, and so i didn't have the palate to appreciate it much. so here we go.

a - poured slowly into a brooklyn brewery snifter i picked up on my visit. poured a black cherry brown with a 1.5 inch off white head. quite the looker. retention is just okay, and there's minimal lacing down the glass

s - bright, fruity, and pleasntly burnt. caramel, raspberry, black cherry, dark chocolate. my goodness this thing smells good.

t - tastes like the smell. lots of raspberry and chocolate with a toasted caramel malt background. some nice sour notes highlight the flavors alongside sugary, molassy esters. and like the local 1, the belgian yeast is present but not dominant, which i can really appreciate.

m - light with a healthy dose of carbonation. this thing goes down easy and would serve as a great dessert beverage.

a beautiful version of the belgian strong dark ale. this has instantaneously become one of my favorite dark ales. thanks BK brewery!

gobseulmuhri, Jul 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

rmehughes, Jul 23, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.3%

phishinNYC, Jul 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

eseemiller, Jul 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

takIANbacksunday, Jul 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

57md, Jul 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

smurfilicioushippy, Jul 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

sansho, Jul 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

leansean88, Jul 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +23.5%

mtsmith1, Jul 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Dunkelmeister, Jul 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Tpsauer, Jul 14, 2012
Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 1,183 ratings.