Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery
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Reviews by Agent1:
British Columbia (Canada)
4.59/5 rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Appearance - Incredible head. Like whipped cream. Very tiny bubbles, very active in the glass with bubbles racing upward. Super dense, thick and buttery. Bright white and heavy lacing. Retention is excellent as well. Very impressive. Perfect.
Smell - Lemon, mango, fresh hop/ hemp/ lupulin oil, raw honey, subtle dill pickle funk is noticeable, zesty, vanilla, fresh flowers, plants, coriander seeds/ spice, pear, lemon peel and fresh bread.
Taste - Lemon, apple, pear, bubblegum, sour dough, fresh white bread, candied orange peel/ lemon peel, coriander seeds, clear Belgian candi sugar, cookie dough, pilsner malt/ wheat grain, and fresh-cut grass/ flowers. Quite dry and bitter, but works so well. Dry hopping a second time during fermentation really creates a cleaner, stronger bitter finish.
Mouthfeel - Extremely chewy, yet sharp and clean. Stimulates sour and acidic taste buds. High carbonation that helps to make this beer really pop! Coats the mouth. Felt all throughout the mouth -- mainly on the roof and front. Tingly and fizzy. Champagne-like.
Overall - This may be one of the best Farmhouse ales I've ever had, personally. Perfectly balanced, perfectly dry-hopped, perfectly succinct. A wonderful Farmhouse. Crisp, clean, sugary, complex and layered. The Sorachi Ace also makes quite a statement. Very floral, funky and natural tasting, almost like flowers and cannabis with rich sugars and fresh yeast. Delicious. It doesn't get much better than this. Teetering on perfection -- in fact, I do not know what could be improved. I rate this even higher given the fun experimentation.
Serving type: bottle
02-14-2014 08:31:02 | More by Agent1
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4.08/5 rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Appearance- Very light straw yellow coloration, hazy. Good head, frothy and white.
Smell- Yeast, cat pee.
Taste- Strong Belgian yeast comes through here. Slight barnyard character. Very lemony with some grassy notes. Hint of soapiness. Finishes dry with medium hop character.
Mouthfeel- Highly effervescent carbonation.
Overall a unique and interesting Saison. I'd rank it just behind Tank 7 and Hennepin.
Serving type: bottle
07-24-2014 04:20:08 | More by spacebear09
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,747 ratings.