Brooklyn Sorachi Ace | Brooklyn Brewery

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Brooklyn Sorachi AceBrooklyn Sorachi Ace

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

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.

Added by rtepiak on 07-29-2009

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Sorachi Ace from the bomber, poured into a square mason jar/jug with handle.

A: wallopping three finger head. Rocky, could support the empire state building on this head! Easily floated 4 bottle caps on it. That's that champagne yeast and bottle conditioning!!! beautiful deep yellow unfiltered hue.

S: Lactic funk and smooth malts. Lemony Sorachi Ace. lemongrass, hay. Gets medicine-y as it warms. Very slight astringent in a very, very pleasant way.

T: Smooth biscuity malts, hay field, grassy, earthy and lactics. Gently bitter finish. Very smooth. Spicy yeast and bready.

M: Smooth tight bubbles yield a very creamy experience. Deceptive due to alcohol and style because it's never cloyingly thick or overtly boozy. It started going to that grass, then funk followed by a milky, gently bitter finish. Slight booze heat on ultimate outbreath. This finish is perfect. Reminds me of pannacotta with a bittering agent. I am blown away.

O: My hat is off to the discovery of Sorachi Ace hop varietals and how Brooklyn Brewing assembled this brew. This is fantastic. It is hands down one of the best Saisons out there.

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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,798 ratings.
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