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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,939 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,939
Reviews: 558
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 168
Gots: 268 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

Lanstrum, Jul 20, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

bkeller04, Feb 15, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

C-Dog, Nov 27, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

Kelp, Jan 24, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

fellowrs, Dec 19, 2013
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2.9/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A saison using a specific, Japanese developed hops - I wanted very much to like this beer if only for the innovation. But, I just couldn't. The hops varietal had, to my perception, a very off character, a bit funky but not in a good way. The mouthfeel was also a bit light and fizzy, and not a good fit with the hops burden the beer was attempting to bear. Not for me, and I gotta' call 'em like I see them.

Brent, Oct 01, 2010
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2.9/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

750 ml bottle. Pours golden hue with a long lasting, tall, white head. Aroma is of heffeweizen like fruit, yeast and spices. Medium, smooth body. Taste is spicy hops and cooked vegetables. I did not really enjoyed this brew. Maybe I've head a bad bottle.

mikeg67, Sep 12, 2011
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2.99/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at St Augustines in Vancouver.

A: 1/8" white head over cloudy straw coloured liquid.

S: Lemon, floral hops and yeast predominate along with a strong aroma of cat urine.

T: Lemon, pepper, banana, floral hops, orange rind, wheat and yeast.

M: Medium viscosity and carbonation.

O: Not the most drinkable Farmhouse Ale I have had. Not worth the price tag in my opinion.

DaftCaskBC, Apr 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27%

Leftofthedial, Dec 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -27%

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3/5  rDev -27%

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3/5  rDev -27%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 14, 2014
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,939 ratings.