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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,747 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,747
Reviews: 544
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 152
Gots: 202 | 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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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-31-2013 23:30:01 | More by mquinn919
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-31-2013 16:16:37 | More by Zachtheporter
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lisahope27

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -27%

07-30-2013 03:50:40 | More by lisahope27
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akang

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-30-2013 02:28:41 | More by akang
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Los1324

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-30-2013 01:56:58 | More by Los1324
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Joey1566

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

07-29-2013 23:27:39 | More by Joey1566
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Piddmeista

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-29-2013 00:47:12 | More by Piddmeista
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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-29-2013 00:30:00 | More by SocalKicks
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NurseBri

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-29-2013 00:23:59 | More by NurseBri
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-29-2013 00:08:15 | More by KeKeKumba
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-28-2013 23:52:49 | More by Kmat10
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OgreSanchez

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-28-2013 17:38:33 | More by OgreSanchez
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Curloftheburl

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-28-2013 12:38:11 | More by Curloftheburl
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Tiernan

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-28-2013 06:44:40 | More by Tiernan
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

07-28-2013 04:10:53 | More by hinemk76
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LAS

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-27-2013 16:55:01 | More by LAS
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-27-2013 00:13:18 | More by Oakenator
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endincolorado

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one pours a hazy deep gold with two fingers of tight, white-frothy head that settles gradually. The aroma is bright and refreshing with notes of lemon zest and a crisp, crackery malt backbone. Notes of herbs and earth lie faint in the background. The flavor is dry and clean, with a crisp, light-bodied mouthfeel. Some appropriate astringency hits on the back of the palate with each swallow. Sorachi Ace is a uniquely refreshing example of a style I'm still learning to appreciate.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 22:11:48 | More by endincolorado
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westyrun

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-26-2013 03:59:42 | More by westyrun
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-25-2013 23:12:52 | More by Dcunicelli
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KELPAK

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

07-23-2013 21:07:57 | More by KELPAK
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nootch23

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - pours a nice golden color with a good amount of head on it, about a fingers and a half worth. nice amount of carbonation.

S - this has a nice, crisp, clean floral smell to it. Not a big hoppy smell but a very even pleasant scent to it.

T - nice bitter, floral taste to it. The hops aren't overdone with this but the presence resembles that of an IPA rather than a saison. Not a whole lot of flavor to it but easy to drink and pretty smooth and light. Picked up a small taste of orange peel near the back of the tongue. Really enjoyable tasting.

M - dry finish with a lingering bitterness to it. no flavor lingers around but the aftertaste is enjoyable.

O - not a bad beer by any means but feel its kind of average in the realm of saisons. I've had better but I've had worse. I would still drink this again on hot summer days. Would definitely purchase again. Wish there was a little more flavor to this.

Serving type: on-tap

07-21-2013 14:21:08 | More by nootch23
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deNevers

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-21-2013 06:14:05 | More by deNevers
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argock

Virginia

3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 750 ml brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. No easy to find freshness date. Purchased at Beer Run (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Lemon yellow, brilliant clarity, with towering 3-finger rocky white head with excellent retention and crusty lacing.

S: Very lemongrass scented, some crackery, grainy pilsner maltiness. Not a lot of other hops aromas beside lemon and herbal but it's very delicious smelling stuff.

T: THe flavor is a little one-dimensional, but solidly crafted with a nice intro of crackery pilsner maltiness giving way to a smooth herbal, citrus, lemon hops flavor. This flavor doesn't deviate throughout the drink -- no more flavor but no less.

M: Very light on the palate with heavy carbonation that makes this drink like champagne but taste a helluva lot better.

O: A very good beer for what it is but not varied enough in the flavor department with no real yeast presence despite the style. Would be a great accompaniment for fish or seafood dished for sure.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 04:31:15 | More by argock
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BeerBucks

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-21-2013 00:26:59 | More by BeerBucks
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,747 ratings.