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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,734 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,734
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 152
Gots: 198 | 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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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-07-2014 00:49:15 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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Whsrickqb12

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

05-04-2014 19:14:51 | More by Whsrickqb12
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-04-2014 18:23:47 | More by Gww1864
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-04-2014 01:07:45 | More by NYR_Rob
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csrbv

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

05-03-2014 19:00:40 | More by csrbv
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amalburg

Michigan

3/5  rDev -27%

05-03-2014 16:15:12 | More by amalburg
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a sam adams custom glass, color is gold, lots of fine carbonation; head is off whtie, lumpy, dense, some lacing; head lingers exceptionally well, making it very enticing.

Smell is subdued, some light pilsen malt, touch of yeast phenols.

Taste steps it up: malt is clean, not sweet, but flavorful, some pilsen notes, light biscuit and bread; yeast flavors are very nice some light phenol, buttery off flavor but could be from hops; hops very lemony, some lighter earthier notes as well, grass.

Mouthfeel is where this saison is a nice step apart, very nicely dry and some light sweetness with a very good carbonation.

Overall, a very, very good saison, with a good twist on the hop presence and malt flavor profile.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 23:44:19 | More by mvanaskie13
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

05-02-2014 19:56:16 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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mbeerdino21

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-02-2014 17:59:28 | More by mbeerdino21
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Fitze

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

05-02-2014 14:04:26 | More by Fitze
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Moses_Malone

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

05-02-2014 02:15:38 | More by Moses_Malone
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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atlandy

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

04-30-2014 19:25:37 | More by atlandy
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

04-30-2014 03:29:03 | More by schmidtmattsays
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -27%

04-29-2014 15:45:20 | More by Belittle
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DmanGTR

Florida

1.49/5  rDev -63.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.25

Review for Batch 1 (from notes)

Had this on tap and it was the first batch. Poured hazy goldenrod with short lived white head. Aroma is awful. Weird lemongrass and lemon bitters type of aroma. Earthy, grassy, and more grass with an overcompensation of lemongrass. Spritzy carbonation. Refreshing if you can palate it.

Serving type: on-tap

04-29-2014 03:56:56 | More by DmanGTR
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seangibbs60

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-29-2014 03:36:00 | More by seangibbs60
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shortkut

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-29-2014 00:38:05 | More by shortkut
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Danny1217

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-28-2014 20:29:44 | More by Danny1217
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-27-2014 21:09:55 | More by anticipation23
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Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-27-2014 12:21:33 | More by JohnParadee
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

04-26-2014 11:06:35 | More by mikefuski17
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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-25-2014 17:45:37 | More by atrocity
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CurtisD

New Brunswick (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-25-2014 17:44:38 | More by CurtisD
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Screper

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-24-2014 12:04:52 | More by Screper
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,734 ratings.