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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,712 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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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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Wutah

Ohio

3.46/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- looks pretty light with a very straw color that haze a tad bit of haze.

S- This brew has a very spicy smell. It smells a bit peppery and is nice and strong.

T- up front it is pretty mild with a slight hop presence. It is very crisp and refreshing and I taste a bit of sweetness from a fruit.

M- it is not as thin as I thought it would be. The crispness comes from the nice carbonation.

Overall it is a great summer porch drinker but more of a sipper in the sun.

Serving type: on-tap

09-01-2013 21:41:26 | More by Wutah
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justme

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

09-01-2013 00:07:18 | More by justme
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-31-2013 22:44:19 | More by FadetoBock
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utopiajane

New York

4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This pours clear and the color of golden rays of sunshine. It has a streaming effervescence and a tall creamy white head of foam that just won't fall. Leaves a much of itself behind as lace and as a layer on top. Nose is delicate. Light malt, like a soft wind has brought the scent of grain. Light fruit sweetness and a little earth. A little funk and some lemongrass. The sweet zest of the lemon and a grassy herbal quality. There's a touch of cracker int he nose and a little pear to add some sweetness.

Taste is superb. fresh, crisp, clean. delicate, feather light malt creates a supple mouthfeel. Flows so easily. The lemon is bright and light. the pear adds crispness and a little sweetness. It's bone dry and thirst quenching. The sparkling carbonation adds to the lightness of the body and makes it drink even better. There's a little soft white pepper in the finish and the after taste is just as delicate and just as flavorful as the first taste. It's simplicity itself both on the nose and in the drink.

This beer evokes images of still life paintings, french meadows, rays of sunlight. It drinks easily and is enlivening and vivid. A terrific beer. Would pair easily with a variety of cheeses, light dishes and even with salads. Has a body and a palate that would compliment plenty of fresh and pungent herbs as this is so clean with only a very simple palate. Mild and gentle.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 16:59:28 | More by utopiajane
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Hopheadhiker

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-30-2013 18:52:23 | More by Hopheadhiker
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cburns48

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-30-2013 18:42:47 | More by cburns48
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-29-2013 23:32:05 | More by millerbuffoon
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Yoda22

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-29-2013 23:30:46 | More by Yoda22
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KornWallace

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

08-29-2013 21:23:04 | More by KornWallace
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rojapa

New York

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

08-28-2013 15:59:57 | More by rojapa
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kushlash23

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-28-2013 12:52:48 | More by kushlash23
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-26-2013 18:53:48 | More by csfcmitchell
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KVNBGRY

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

08-26-2013 03:04:00 | More by KVNBGRY
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psuscott1

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

08-25-2013 18:58:12 | More by psuscott1
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Atomicskis5

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-25-2013 14:32:25 | More by Atomicskis5
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

08-25-2013 12:01:06 | More by dgherm
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Mix_Master_Mike

New York

3/5  rDev -27%

08-25-2013 02:30:25 | More by Mix_Master_Mike
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-25-2013 01:11:29 | More by elkinbrown
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tfsimpkins

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-25-2013 00:24:24 | More by tfsimpkins
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.7/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle pour at the bottle share held at Chloe's inside Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear gold with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, fruit, earth, and slight funk aromas. Taste is much the same with fruit and mineral-like flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a solid but not in your face hop presence.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 17:23:13 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Theortiz01

Texas

3/5  rDev -27%

08-23-2013 04:31:04 | More by Theortiz01
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Cheech145

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

08-23-2013 04:27:29 | More by Cheech145
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-23-2013 01:20:11 | More by Boozecamel
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ghowehattrick

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-21-2013 22:14:31 | More by ghowehattrick
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3sheets2wind

Texas

4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Perfect smelling beer. Very dry crisp flavor. Not much fruit. Biscuit and grassy flavor. Not very bitter, not big enough flavor. Thick white foamy head. Solid lacing. Pretty good beer. This is the type of beer that you want to drink right after a round of golf or mowing your lawn. Great summer thirst-quencher

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 23:17:16 | More by 3sheets2wind
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,712 ratings.