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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace | Brooklyn Brewery

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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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Bottle, corked and caged, poured into Bell's snifter.

A- Murky, darkish gold. Tons of wispy white head that fades pretty quickly leaving minimal residue.

S- The lemon from the Sorachi Ace hops stands out first and foremost. Earthy yeast tones. This does not smell as sweet as some other American takes on the saison. No alcohol presence and no hop presence other than the lemony Sorachi.

T- The Sorachi Ace hops are definitely the star here. Lemony flavors up front and in finish. In between buttery, slightly peppery notes. Pretty dry on the finish.

M- Light, nicely carbonated. I really appreciate the mouthfeel for a saison.

O- I have to admit I'm little disappointed by this one. I've only had one other beer with Sorachi Ace, and there were buttery notes in both that are a little off putting. This isn't a horrible beer by any means, but I won't be revisiting it.

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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 2,865 ratings
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