Brooklyn Local 2 | Brooklyn Brewery

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4.05/5
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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:
Here in Brooklyn we’ve combined European malt and hops, Belgian dark sugar, and raw wildflower honey from a New York family farm to create Brooklyn Local 2. Our special Belgian yeast adds hints of spice to the dark fruit, caramel, and chocolate flavors. After 100% bottle re-fermentation, the beer reveals a marvelous dry complexity, enjoyable by itself or at the dinner table.

Added by ClockworkOrange on 02-02-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,890
Reviews:
550
Ratings:
1,421
pDev:
10.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
107
Gots:
307
Trade:
8
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Ratings: 1,421 |  Reviews: 550
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Zorro
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Chill hazed brown colored ale with a small tan colored head.

Smell is sweet and spicy with a lot of brown sugar and a faint sour edge. To say this beer is aromatic is an under statement, it is sitting an arms length away on the table and I can smell it from here. Lots of malt and caramel and a fainter spice apple cider aroma. No hop aroma but a fairly strong scent of dates.

Starts out sweet with a wheat toast with applesauce flavor. Lots of brown sugar flavor with some cinnamon toast flavor. No real bitterness just a slight herbal hop flavor.

Mouthfeel is OK.

Overall a tasty ale that doesn't give the slightest hint that it is a 9% ABV.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of rlee1390
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Deep amber red, two finger light foamy head. Very carbonated.

S-Raisins, dark fruits some roasted malts.

T-Some raisins and dark fruits. Drank more like a carbonated Dubbel to me, but still good.

M-Light and Very Carbonated.

O-Brought to thanksgiving dinner and it went over well, a few of the wine drinkers appreciated, it. Brooklyn's Big Bottle Series is always a great choice to bring along to defeat the stigma of "beer".

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 1,421 ratings
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