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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,835 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,835
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 158
Gots: 237 | FT: 7
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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4.24/5  rDev +3.2%

brianliedtke, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

RPH2327, Aug 18, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +18.7%

bforchet, Aug 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Hazy golden in color with a prodigious head. Retention is very good, and lace rings the top of the glass. Aroma is not very powerful, but there's a definitely floral hop note along with the some of the lemongrass character that Sorachi Ace hops are known for. The yeast lends a hand, too, giving the banana and clove notes that you'd expect.

Dry and crisp on the palate, finishing with a solid hop bitterness. Citric hop character, solid malt presence, and just a bit yeasty. Carbonation is somewhat aggressive but softer than a sparkling wine. While this is no session beer, the flavor and mouthfeel give it a very refreshing character, with only a bit of alcohol warmth. Brooklyn's big bottle Belgians (Local 1,2) are great beers, and Sorachi Ace is no exception.

gr0g, Aug 17, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%

Smoco, Aug 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Alpar, Aug 17, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%

rbfurr3, Aug 16, 2014
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4.02/5  rDev -2.2%

flyingPharmacist, Aug 15, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +4.6%

Very, very dry. Great carbonation tingles the young. Mouthfeel not quite as nice as Hennepin. Very original taste - probably from the Sorachi, that makes this stand out from other Saisons. Pretty damn good.

Lagerhouserules, Aug 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

BillRoth, Aug 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27%

LukeGude, Aug 12, 2014
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GTB, Aug 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

JoshFoltz, Aug 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

logicalparadox, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Kevinpitts, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

mitch3114, Aug 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

tharper178, Aug 10, 2014
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Mike099, Aug 09, 2014
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denver10, Aug 09, 2014
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Bruinbear, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

craft_shannie, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Kyonashi, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

DeadGuyRyan, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

gwhiteway, Aug 07, 2014
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,835 ratings.