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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,735 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,735
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 152
Gots: 198 | 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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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

09-25-2013 23:10:36 | More by BradMacMullin
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JakeDebus

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

09-19-2013 16:32:27 | More by JakeDebus
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SanMikeva

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

09-19-2013 15:50:53 | More by SanMikeva
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JefferyYoung

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

09-18-2013 21:41:12 | More by JefferyYoung
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WesM63

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-18-2013 02:03:50 | More by WesM63
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timsoder

Utah

4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-16-2013 23:44:56 | More by timsoder
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ChuckHardslab

Texas

4.79/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 22oz. bottle into a Brooklyn Brewery tulip glass. It pours a beautiful slightly hazy straw color with a thick bright white head that settles into a thin cap.

The smell is lemon citrus with a hint of grass. These is a slight pleasant funk. The taste reminds me of being in a field on a summer morning. There is a light sweetness at the start with a blast of lemon from the hops and some fruitiness. The finish is clean, dry and refreshing. There's a hint of a pepper with pleasant alcohol warmth. This is an excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 02:48:14 | More by ChuckHardslab
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DavidBart

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

09-15-2013 20:29:22 | More by DavidBart
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

09-15-2013 14:50:13 | More by JakerLou
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RamboDog

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-12-2013 01:07:37 | More by RamboDog
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Zonian1

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-10-2013 02:52:08 | More by Zonian1
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jack_pitts_3

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

09-10-2013 00:21:02 | More by jack_pitts_3
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Chris00710

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

09-09-2013 21:01:54 | More by Chris00710
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stephensinner

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

09-09-2013 15:03:34 | More by stephensinner
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TheCondor

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

09-09-2013 00:48:34 | More by TheCondor
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JDJTEXAS

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-07-2013 21:51:05 | More by JDJTEXAS
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tommy5

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

09-04-2013 17:29:13 | More by tommy5
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Kimbo1318

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-04-2013 15:56:41 | More by Kimbo1318
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Stokes_

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

09-04-2013 00:08:09 | More by Stokes_
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WheelsPSU

New York

4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the Brooklyn Brewery last fall. It poured just like a saison should - light gold with light froth. The smell straight from the tap was a lemon explosion. Enjoyable on a hot summer day I would presume. The taste was clean with some fruits hidden, like lemon and pear. The mouthfeel was dry right from the start but the carbonation was medium.
This beer is all about the Sorachi Ace hops. It showcases them deliciously and refreshingly.

Serving type: on-tap

09-03-2013 17:53:33 | More by WheelsPSU
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dcolatriano

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

09-03-2013 13:52:37 | More by dcolatriano
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Greywulfken

New York

4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: pale gold beer with a faint haze, but not enough to obscure the bubbles that stream up from the bottom of my tulip glass; fluffy white head showed good retention and left curtains of lace down the sides

S: pale lemon aromas and white pepper spice; makes me think of grassy wet fields in the sun

T: crisp crackers, lemongrass, flowers and herbs, wet with dew and slightly sweet with honey and spice

M: light, fuzzy and fizzy, clean finishing and refreshing

O: a very nicely done saison, simple and straightforward - nothing tricky, just good, clean craftsmanship using German two-row pilsener malt, Sorachi Ace hops, and Belgian house and champagne yeast.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 23:35:52 | More by Greywulfken
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valkyre65

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-02-2013 15:07:23 | More by valkyre65
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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
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,735 ratings.