Brooklyn Sorachi Ace | Brooklyn Brewery

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2,840 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
Ratings:
2,840
Reviews:
711
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
11.03%
 
 
Wants:
241
Gots:
734
For Trade:
10
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Photo of sachie23
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
2.26/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Not my kind of beer NEVER EVER EVER AGAIN

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Photo of Jstarr2517
4.31/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ilafan
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mtn
3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of scottbrew4u
4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap, this beer is a delight to the taste buds. Crisp hops highlight the distinct malt-yeast profile and elevate this beer. Medium to light body with moderate carbonation. This beer could be both savored or consumed rapidly it is so easy on the palate.

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Photo of craftaholic
3.67/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rdoggg
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of billbeers
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
3.84/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 PINT 9.4 FLUID OZ. bottle
Served in a tulip glass

It pours a pale yellow color and hazy. It has thousands of tiny bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass to feed the persistent white head that leaves some lacing.

I get some lemon. No funk. No tartness. No pepper. Seems lacking in aromas.

The taste has a little of that dank basement, mildew/mold that I expect out of my saisons. I get the lemon too.

Thin and effervescent mouthfeel

At first I thought this beer was boring and tasteless, but the lemon builds, and it has become a refreshing summer beer.

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Photo of digitalflood
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of radius129
3.84/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hyptochrons
2.84/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Pour was sexy and although I want to like this beer, I can't get over the funky after taste.

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Photo of qcghost
3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jmikepow
4.26/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcsbeer
4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rderedin
3.3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CPAles
4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rdub
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mcrawford
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pugbutter
3.76/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Very, very bizarre; while it's in your mouth it's got a cloying, banana Laffy Taffy sort of profile, but one you swallow there's a big kick of black pepper bitterness. The lemonade-yellow color does nothing to dispel the oddness.

It's growing on me.

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Photo of Nordbier
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Caesars0331
3.46/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pja786
3.88/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Iamjeff6
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brooklyn Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn Brewery
4.08 out of 5 based on 2,840 ratings.
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