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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,712 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 1,712
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 151
Gots: 188 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is a saison featuring the rare Japanese-developed hop Sorachi Ace. The Sorachi Ace hop varietal is noted for its unique lemon zest/lemongrass aroma.

(Beer added by: rtepiak on 07-29-2009)
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tr4nc3d

Kansas

4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into my mug(only thing I had at the time)

Appearance is a light yellow with a bit of light orange. Good two and and a half inch white fizzy head with great head retention. Good amounts of lacing is left behind.

Surprisingly this smells a bit more like a Belgian Pale Ale to me. I get a decent lemon citrus smell with some orange coriander and a bit of grass/earthy herbal smell. Some yeast and bit of hay like smell as well.

Taste upfront is very crisp with a lemon citrus taste with a bit of orange coriander backing it up. Midway a bit of a grass/herbal taste shows up with some yeast and cracker like taste finishing it off.

Medium bodied with high carbonation. Very crisp and clean taste that is refreshing and drinks mellow for a Saison.

I thought this was a bit non-traditional like Saison flavor, yet I liked what they did. Overall I would drink this again and recommend it.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2010 01:45:23 | More by tr4nc3d
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patre_tim

China

4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Lemony like lemon juice, cloudy but with lots of carbonation, and 4 fingers of off white foamy head.

S: Lemon, lemon zest, vitamin c (non chewable) or aspirin. Belgian yeasts, dill pickle, very light.

T: Lightly sweetened lemonade but without the same acidity so more like a lemon drink but without the sweetness, dill as in the herb, vitamin c or aspirin. Certainly children’s aspirin. Not getting the alcohol which is great for more than 7% ABV.

M: Light body, lots of foamy carbonation, dry finish.

O: Excellent brew. Less is more as far as flavor, alcohol level and weightiness. This is more because of its light feel, less sweetness, dry character, and overall light herbal quality. Bought in Savannah, drank in Cocoa Beach July 10th, 2014.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2014 03:11:39 | More by patre_tim
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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,712 ratings.