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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,790 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,790
Reviews: 547
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 154
Gots: 216 | 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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Rhf9120

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

08-20-2014 14:03:30 | More by Rhf9120
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jsn1376

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-20-2014 02:15:11 | More by jsn1376
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Germany

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

08-19-2014 21:43:51 | More by 6string
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Appearance: Hazy vibrant yellow golden color with a huge head and ton of lacing

Smell: lemon zest, yeast, spice

Taste: Follows the smell with lemon citrus, yeast, and slight spice, but I get more doughy malt on the palate which rounds everything out nicely

Mouthfeel: Medium body; Perfect carbonation, smooth and extremely drinkable, with slight bitterness

Overall: I haven't dabbled with this style much as saisons don't usually impress me, but this was just interesting enough to keep me satisfied. The flavors and aromas are a bit subdued than what I prefer, but its clean, balanced, drinkable, and ultimately damn tasty. This is a summer beer for the record books. Recommended!

08-19-2014 04:24:06 | More by Bone53
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.2%

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RPH2327

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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New York

4.88/5  rDev +18.7%

08-17-2014 19:41:48 | More by bforchet
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gr0g

New Jersey

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.

08-17-2014 16:38:50 | More by gr0g
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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%

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New York

4.02/5  rDev -2.2%

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Lagerhouserules

New York

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.

08-15-2014 00:46:09 | More by Lagerhouserules
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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Pennsylvania

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3/5  rDev -27%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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Florida

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New York

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Kentucky

4.13/5  rDev +0.5%

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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,790 ratings.