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Brooklyn Local 2 | Brooklyn Brewery

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4.05/5
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1,419 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ClockworkOrange on 02-02-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,828
Reviews:
550
Ratings:
1,419
pDev:
10.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
106
Gots:
306
Trade:
8
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Ratings: 1,419 |  Reviews: 550
Photo of q33jeff
3.52/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

**
04/09/2015
Appearance: Dark brown color, rich tan head. Cloudy with sediment.
Aroma: yeast, brown sugar, bread.
Taste: honey, ginger, some Belgian Wang, but ok. A touch of bitterness at the end.
Feel: bottle fermentation makes is very bubbly.

Well crafted beer, though not my style.

**

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Photo of Wingnut93
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.47/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ctb6582
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of videofrog
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheEpeeist
3.86/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nwhittin
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigpoppa67
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wpreynolds
3/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lilmikey1989
4.17/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of h4ger
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LMO1190
3.17/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Probably some of the best head retention Ive ever seen in a beer. It nice dark brown with 3 fingers of white head that seem to last forever!!!! the aroma is ok,Brown sugar, malty, spiciness from the Belgium yeast. The taste is about the same. Very dry mouth feel. Overall this is an OK beer. It is nothing grand. I was expecting a lot more, but this just the beer equivalent to table wine. Nothing against the brewery. I have enjoyed there local 1 and Sarachi ace.But I don't think I would go out of way for this one again!

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Photo of edthehead
3.92/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Griphon
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of toscanoigor
3.83/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MGibbons
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fargrow
3.82/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aufie
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of YoungMtn52
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One 25 oz. bottle and you have nice warm buzz going. Great beer for the holidays or a cold winter's night.
Dark color, thick long-lasting head. Smells of fruit, malt and yeast with significant carbonation.

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Photo of Gajo74
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a brown color with a hint of ruby red, a massive foam head quickly disapates and yields a sudsy lace.
Surprisingly the aroma was hard to detect at first and even slightly metallic. However, once it warms one gets tones of brown sugar, dark fruit, toasted bread and even some alcohol at the end.
Nice complex taste; dark fruit such as plum, raisin and fig. Brown sugar, candi sugar and perhaps molasses. Sweet overall but with a peppery and clove like feel. The body is medium to high but feels light and effervescent in the mouth. Yet, the finish feels a bit on the thin side.
I like this one overall even though some of the metallic qualities and thinness of the finish compare slightly unfavorably to authentic Belgian Strong Dark Ales. Nevertheless, a good example of the style.

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Photo of arevalo
3.79/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 1,419 ratings
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