Brooklyn Sorachi Ace | Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn Sorachi AceBrooklyn Sorachi Ace
BA SCORE
86.6%
Liked This Beer
4.08 w/ 2,845 ratings
Brooklyn Sorachi AceBrooklyn Sorachi Ace
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
Ranking:
#2,204
Reviews:
711
Ratings:
2,845
Liked:
2,465
Avg:
4.08/5
pDev:
11.03%
Alströms:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
244
Gots:
738
Trade:
10
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Poured from the bottle into my Chimay goblet.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy golden/light amber color with a finger of fluffy white head. There really isn't any lacing, but this one has some good retention.

Smell: Sweet malt with a very strong herbal note. I'm also picking up some citrus notes from the hops. The finish has some mild alcohol to it as well.

Taste: There is a strong herbal presence, it seems to come from the hops and the yeast. Some malt, but not a ton of sweetness. The finish has a mild fruity flavor along with some alcohol.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a lot of carbonation and a slightly dry finish.

Overall: I enjoy sorachi ace hops, and I think this was a very good use of them. The finish is a bit heavy on the tongue, but overall this is a very nice beer.

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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 86.6% out of 100 with 2,845 ratings
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