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RATINGS: 1293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blatantdream (78) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 17, 2007
Bottle bought at Key Food North Park Slope Brooklyn. Poured a nice fluffy head with a nice yeasty fragrant smell. The sugar is a great addition to the overall taste as the sweetness blends very well to balance the mild grassy hops and fruity banana notes. Overall a very well-balanced pleasant easy to drink beer.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Andrus86 (203) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2015
BOTTLE. Cloudy straw to brown pour with zero head, looked like a cider.. Funky BO nose, yeastie, banana wheat mixture.. Generic wheat style flavour?? I got honey, banana, some sweetness almost like custard? ABV is hidden extremely well, the taste outshines all other aspects.. Sourced AB

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BucannonXC5 (1105) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Type: 750ml (25.4-oz.) bottle Glass: Karl Strauss 26th anniversary snifter glass From: Eddy’s Beverage Inc. in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Price: $8.99 Purchased: July 14, 2015 Consumed: Aug. 15, 2015 Misc.: Born on June 26, 2014; Wire hood Poured a golden, pale, hazy color with 3-to-4 fingers of off-white, frothy head. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Thick, layered, foamy, spiderweb lacing on the sides of the glass. Excellent retention on the top all the way down. (Sight - 4.38) Smelled pear, apple, kiwi, tropical, banana, faint Belgian peppery spices, green grapes and slightly spoiled fruits. (Smell - 4.25) Tasted similar to the nose with more booziness, almost reminding me of a Dubbel or a Tripel. Got pear, honey, apple, green grapes, Belgian peppery spices, Citra zest, some booziness and banana. (Taste - 4.25) Light body. Creamy-to-oily texture. Lively carbonation. Longer finish. (Feel - 4.25) This was a really good beer. Seems a bit long to drink this, even though I only have had it for a month, but good nonetheless. (Overall - 4.25) 4.26 95 A

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (949) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle. Pour is gold, aroma is fruity. Taste is fruity, apricot, good balance. Very nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (5473) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Nice stuff. Light florals and some coriander and clove. A hint of booze. Soft carbonation. Hazy blonde pour with good head and lacing. Light sweet finish. Well balanced. Bottle.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cweade (23) - - JUL 30, 2015
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MSBrindbergs (614) - Solna, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2015
Smakprov från Dogge, danke! Dimmig gul färg med luftigt vitt skum. Doftar jäst och vete. Smakar saison. Frisk och söt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorisPPattyn (8570) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2015
Towering, very dense & fine yellowish head, leaving textbook lace over clear yellowish-golden beer. Quite spicy & yeasty nose, dry herbs, maybe some other grains? Very spicy flavour, toasted, peppery, clove or allspice, "hot". Spritzy MF; spices/yeastesters, keep lingering. Medium bodied. Warming up, alcohol. Tu quoque, Garrett? Another typical USA ale that is supposed to be Belgian.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TorbenJensen (792) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2015
Very nice and impressive long-lasting foam. It is classified as a strong ale, but the flavor is very similar to a Belgian triple. The aroma is lemon peel, pear and banana, and it also has a slightly sweet malty aroma of light caramel seasoned with coriander. The taste abstracts slightly from a typical triple, it tastes sweet. Fast surpasses the taste for a light sweet light caramel, spicy Belgian yeast, apricot, a little honey, sweet summer fruits like ripe, pear and blood orange. A little bit spicy aftertaste of pepper and coriander. Carbonation is probably the most surprising in this ale for the look does not seem not hard carbonation, but in the mouth awakened a lively icing to life and contributes to a surprising cascade of all the aforementioned flavors. Hop bitterness is very moderate and keeps only just life in the edge like this ale must have before fruit flavors and caramel flavor becomes too dominant. The alcohol is relatively high, but contributes only to finish with a small marked peak flavor. In its entirety it reminds a bit like a Duvel, but just a little more smoothing of its flavor elements. Really elegant strong ale with dry aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Calisky (1756) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 8, 2015
Couleur orangée un peu trouble, bonne mousse. Nez levures et fruité pâte de coing, agrumes confites. Gout malté, fruité puis agrumes, fort alcool, levures, note atringente, légère épices. L’alcool prend le dessus, je reste sur ma fin

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4729) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle 75cl shared by Calisky. A cloudy copper orange beer with low head and no retention. Nose is on ripped fruits such as apple and quince. Aroma is on mandarin, ripped quince, low body, less complex, light belgian yeast, high carbonated, spicy on coriander, not clean, oranges, very disappointed.


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