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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,934 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,934
Reviews: 558
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 166
Gots: 267 | FT: 9
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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5/5  rDev +21.7%

mrshoes, Nov 28, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

Joshgonzales79, Nov 28, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

Diomede, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Exiled, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

LostHighway, Nov 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

GRG1313, Nov 26, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of WanderingFool
3.85/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sorachi Ace pours a hazy straw yellow with a small, white head on top. The foam dissolves quickly to a foamy ring around the surface.

The aroma is spicy with notes of lemon, clove, bubblegum and banana. A touch of bready yeast is in there too.

Each sip of this light bodied beer is soft with an effervescent fizz. The flavor is nicely balanced with clove, lemon citrus, coriander, bread and bubblegum. It almost reminds me of a hefeweizen. It finishes dry with a lingering lemon citrus and clove flavor.

A very tasty beer that's easy to drink and quite refreshing.

WanderingFool, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

thedoer, Nov 25, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

rab53, Nov 25, 2011
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3/5  rDev -27%

deapokid, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

MrThell, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

PEIhop, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

bluntedboywonder, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

iguana1010, Nov 23, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Caterwaul, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

penguins87, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

SmithwicksNut, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

nh2032, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

whallgren, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

IPx, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of hardy008
3.58/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy lemon color with a large foamy white head. Nice retention and lacing. The aroma has lemon, yeast, phenols, cloves, and smells like like it may be somewhat sweet.

The taste has lemon, pepper, yeast, cloves, phenols, and a little biscuit malt. Has a light amount of sweetness to it. The sweetness is balanced out by the pepper flavor. Some of the flavors are lighter than the aroma would suggest.

Light bodied, decent carbonation. Not as dry of a feel as I expected. This is a nice Saison, and features some of my favorite bottle artwork. Who doesn't like having the Ace of Diamonds with the Brooklyn Brewery logo in the middle of it? Instant classic.

hardy008, Nov 19, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Gatordaddy, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

tclapper, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

cpinto6, Nov 17, 2011
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,934 ratings.