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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,709 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,709
Reviews: 542
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 151
Gots: 186 | 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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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Pale, clear, golden yellow color that glows underneath a towering fluffy white head. Super thick lacing just coats the glass and sticks a bit. Beautiful looking beer.

S - Lemon, grass, some of that barnyard funk, in the back I detect notes of champagne probably from the yeast plays against some faint lemony citrus hops. The smell doesn't jump out of the glass, I had to work to pull out the aromas even in a snifter.

T - First, there is zero alcohol presence I mean it's amazing this beer is 7.6%. It's got a nice bright lemony citrus hit up front, grassy and some funk give way to a champagne sweetness. It finishes super dry, slightly bitter and tart. So drinkable, that dry finish begs for another sip, no alcohol presence.

M - Highly carbonated, thin body and super dry. Nailed it.

O - This was amazing. My first saison and it has opened my eyes to the style. Refreshing, amazing taste and mouthfeel. I had it to celebrate the first day of spring but this would be great in the heat of summer. I'm going to seek this out again.

Serving type: bottle

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4.53/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Reviewing after the fact. 750 poured in to pint glass.

Great color, great head. Wonderful retention and lacing. Not quite as bright on the nose as you would expect a Belgian, but still the spiciness and tangy, straw/hey characters you want. This thing is almost dead on the money for flavor profile. The yeast compliments this brew nicely and I'm digging the subtle hop character. Some brewers use an overbearing yeast strain on the malts, but not this, and the Champagne yeast used for condition really drys it up nicely. Nice carbonation in the mouth. Drying, warming, tingling spiciness.

What a great brew that I almost passed up on. If you like the Saison/Farmhouse/Belgian style, pick it up.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 01:18:34 | More by JCarey
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,709 ratings.