Brooklyn Sorachi Ace | Brooklyn Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,827
Reviews:
708
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
11%
 
 
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A: Giant, 3+ finger head on a straw colored beer. The Head is fed by bubbles from the bottom of the glass, making it last damn near forever.

S: Spicy, yeasty. Wet hay, earthy yeast a little bit of lemon.

T: Very dry. Lots of yeast, earthy with floral hops on the end.

M: Crisp, dry.

O: A damn good beer, and a damn good saison. nice balance of flavors.

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12/17/12
From a bottle at home. The tower head on this had me wondering who was the boss. Used a tulip glass which may have compressed the rise to the barbershop foam thickness.

Once the show was out of the way, my first few sips were unimpressive, but I then cut a piece of cheese & apple & grabbed a few crackers. Rediscovered the delight of food & bev.

Cheese is done, apple core is turning brown on the board but I'm still nursing this last glass because I don't want it to end. Needs the chill. Buy, pour, eat, drink, repeat.

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A -- A hazy straw golden brew pours to a four finger white head which settles very slowly to a thick froth, leaving thick spots of lacing on the glass.

S -- A solid farmhouse funk balanced by a twist of grass and citrus peel, backed with earth tones and herbal esters.

T -- Bold and bright lemon zest up front, herbal hop tones and the essence of rosemary and lavender. Light malts show in a mild biscuit undertone. Well balanced bitterness and a light fruit notes in the finish.

M -- Light to moderate in body, very effervescent carbonation. Fully showcasing dryness.

D -- Excellent brew, worth a try and a very admirable representation of a single hop variant.

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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,827 ratings.
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