Brooklyn Local 1 | Brooklyn Brewery

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
2,071 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:
2,071
Reviews:
920
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
11.74%
 
 
Wants:
183
Gots:
395
For Trade:
10
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,071 |  Reviews: 920
Photo of aufie
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SlobbeD
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of LewMCPO
2.42/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It's ok. Very bubbly!

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Photo of BMMillsy
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of petewheeler
4.19/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OKCNittany
3.48/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beginner2
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Listed on the "1001."

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Photo of robear
4.49/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of MGibbons
3.3/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ac-dx
3.74/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mjwellman
4.48/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigpoppa67
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of ivehadthatbrew
3.92/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Look (4.75): Pours a golden yellow/orange hazy color. This brew is definitely unfiltered, and leaves a beautiful white sticky lacing behind as you sip in it. One of the best looking brews I've had in.

Smell (4): Classic banana smells that shine through due to the belgium yeast. Sweet sugary and bready biscuits arise from the aroma as well as some vanilla perhaps?

Taste (4): The build up to the first sip was nice, and it definitely gets the saliva glands flowing. Again, big yeasty and bready flavors that are very banana like due to the belgium yeast. A spicy pepper and estery esk kind of ending (like one you get from tripels).

Mouthfeel (3.25): Dry, dry and drier. This is obviously from the secondary fermentation that goes on in the bottle. Pretty course and the bottles seem to love popping in your mouth, sort of scrubbing your palate as you sip.

Overall (3.75): I'd love to try this guy again after adding a year or two on it. I also wish I tried it when I was back on the East Coast so I could see if it's changed since they've expanded there production. Not bad for a 9 dollar bottle that can be aged.

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Photo of Heeenrik
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of s4s
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MichialTanner1
4.12/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gotti311
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MTLDOG
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Brooklyn Local 1 from Brooklyn Brewery
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,071 ratings.
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