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In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, we forge barley malt and hops from Germany, aromatic raw sugar from Mauritius and yeast from Belgium into our latest beer, Brooklyn Local 1. Behind the full golden color you'll find an alluring aroma, a dynamic complex of flavors. Belgian flair, Brooklyn fortitude and a dusting of our special yeast. To create this beer, we use the old technique of 100% bottle re-fermentation, a practice now rare even in Europe. It gives this beer a palate of unusual depth. Enjoy it locally or globally, as an aperitif or with your favorite dishes. It is particularly nice with spicy seafood and with fine cheeses.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jerre (2895) - Waregem, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2007
Bottle, 75 cl; @ LCRBM, Kulminator. Hazy blond-golden color, with white head. Aroma yeast, hops, little spices. Medium body. Taste yeast, spicy, a bit bitterness. Good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4991) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2007
Bottle@LCRBM. Sweet, citrus, floral. Cloudy, yellow color, white head, good lace. Sweet, banana, light malty, light bitter, hint of spices, medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mike4686 (120) - Bayonne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2007
big bottle, pours a clear golden color with a huge white head, aroma of sugar, lemon, fruit, spice. taste is about the same, lots of spice & yeast, like a belgian, some alcohol on the finish, a good beer overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zebracakes (1339) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2007
Bottle. Pours clear orange yellow, fizzy off white head. Aroma is Children’s Tylenol, fruit, slight meat. Flavor is dried fruit, funky, musty, tangy, meaty, spicy. This is a bit more on the balanced and flavorful side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gachupines (1063) - USA - SEP 3, 2007
Light golden, a little cloudy with a decent white head. Aroma is mostly yeast. Flavor is of spices upfront with a strong yeasty backbone. Overall, pleasant and crisp but with a strong malt presence which makes it very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2007
This was a very good beer...picked this up in Cape May, NJ and it comes in a cool bottle. The taste is really great as well. Recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pilsnerrogge (2621) - Finspång, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2007
75 cl corked bottle
Golden coloured with a slight haze. Yeasty, fruity, "Belgian ale" aroma. Flavour is dry and toasted, almost peaty. Peppery finish. An interesting interpretation of the Belgian ale-style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 04/18/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

dark yellow, short fine white head, tart lemony aroma with light musty character, light but creamy body, nice light malt flavor, touch of lemon character, hint of sweetness, hard to describe but a very drinkable light Belgian ale with anough flavor and complexity to keep you ooccupied
-------- /> Date: 08/17/2007
Mode: bottle
Source: tasting


Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (13192) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2007
75 cl bottle, thanks to larsniclas for sharing. Pale golden color, big white head. Yeasty, grassy aroma with some american hops. Yeasty flavor, citric, hoppy, malty. Quite mild finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2007
Post-Mondial Tasting. Aroma is a nice malt/hops combo, golden, pours a small white head. Fine taste of malt, citrus and yeast. Light bodied,for such abv, sweet and refreshing. Quite nice!

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