Brooklyn Local 1 | Brooklyn Brewery

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
2,076 Ratings
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Local 1
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States
brooklynbrewery.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with German malts and hops, first-pressing Demerara cane sugar from Mauritius, and a Belgian yeast strain. 100% bottle re-fermentation; OG=18.5; AE=1.7. Classified as a "strong saison" by Garrett Oliver.

Added by akorsak on 02-18-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,076
Reviews:
921
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
11.74%
 
 
Wants:
184
Gots:
397
For Trade:
10
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,076 |  Reviews: 921
Photo of h4ger
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcsbeer
3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ned57
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sokol_1993
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look: bright yellow, with a good amount of head that lasted for quite sometimes. Lacing around the glass. Very lively, with a lot of bubbling.
Smell: Fruitiness and spicyness all around. A strong smell of alcohol too.
Taste: Very spicy upfront, with a lot of coriander, peppery taste. Then the fruitiness hit, with a some orangy taste. The last is the hoppiness, but just some bitterness, no real floral or earthy hop taste.
Feel: Full body. Very waming from the high alcohol

An excellent BSPA, a true follower of the style but even with some improvement. Beers like these always remind me why I am alive and why I should love BSPA more.

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Photo of Nat1975
3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Pockets1337
4.77/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MFMB
4.34/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a golden fizzy yellow with a huge white head. Smells of sweet malts, estery with a bit of Belgian spices. Taste of sweet grains apples and citrus and a bit of sweet candied sugar. Big Belgian yeast character on this one. Finishes extra dry and clean.

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Photo of msp88
3.78/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nomad93
4.67/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of videofrog
4.17/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brewsed
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Iheartbeer3
3.83/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good mouth feel, large white head, dry finish.

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Photo of Riff
3.68/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a tumbler glass. Pours a hazy golden yellow with a thick white head. Smells of grains and fruits with a little bread. Flavor is primarily bread with banana and a hint of pepper to it. Mouthfeel is light and very effervescent. Dry like a decent red wine. Overall a fine Belgian Strong Pale Ale.

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Photo of Roybert
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JNPIII127
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1988sqft
4.27/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jcarriglio
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edthehead
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdfb79
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Griphon
4.29/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Narthax
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dmorgan310
3.91/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brooklyn Local 1 from Brooklyn Brewery
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,076 ratings.
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