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Here in Brooklyn we’ve combined European malt and hops, Belgian dark sugar, and raw wildflower honey from a New York family farm to create Brooklyn Local 2. Our special Belgian yeast adds hints of spice to the dark fruit, caramel, and chocolate flavors. After 100% bottle re-fermentation, this ale reveals a marvelous dry complexity, enjoyable by itself or at the dinner table.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20589) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2009
Draught at Københavnske Øldage 2009. Cloudy orange red coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, spices and yeast with notes of dried fruits. Fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and spices. Spicy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (6793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2009
Bottle. The cork came off the bottle with a small explotion. Head medium high but lasting white and fluffy. Dark red brown almost black body. Aroma of fruit and prunes with a touch of caramel and honey. Flavor of roasted barley malt with fruit, made pretty sweet by caramel prunes and honey. Little hops bitterness. High carbonation. Alcohol well hidden. The fizzyness gave a mouthfeel like champagne.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Poured dark reddish brown, CO2, sweet, dark fruits, caramel, honey, alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AgentSteve (1614) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - MAY 15, 2009
Pours a deep ruby red with a three finger fizzy head that persists. Nose is candied sugar and sweet dark fruits. The flavor is a bit sweet and a touch medicine like, with a bit of a sharp mouthfeel. Sweet finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
satan165 (1019) - River Grove, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2009
looks like a dubbel, but unlike any ive ever had. strange sweetness throughout the usual suspects of figs, prunes, etc... stays throughout. super enjoyable and wonderfully complex.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bfeldmann (1048) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 12, 2009
Not as good as the number 1. Um yeah I think there is a hole in my ceiling from the cork that came out of the bottle. Pour was a copper color with an aroma of apples and strong honey. Flavor was much the same some grass and floral notes in there. Okay nothing amazing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
twitcher (298) - framingham, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 12, 2009
bottle. Gentle pour still yields a big, foamy two inches of off white head atop a pour of opaque, thick black with some faint dark amber highlights. Head sticks around forever. Aroma dominated by dark, fruity phenols over a light sugary sweetness, some faint yeasty spiciness. Relatively thin, muted aroma. Flavor shows a hefty bite of sharp spice and bitterness, lots of yeasty twang. Big heavy dark raisins and plums backed by boozy fruity phenols. Some notes of light sticky honey show up as per bottle, and some light orange notes; but spicy and dark sharp notes overpower. Palate suffers from some heavy, active overcarbonation. Otherwise very full and sharp with a light boozy finish. Overall a decent beer with some noticeable weak spots.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
blipp (5967) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 10, 2009
Bottle. Pours deep red brown with a seriously lasting creamy tan head. The aroma is mostly sweet, with candy sugar and some solid Belgian yeasty spiciness. The flavor is refined and balanced, with banana, dark fruits, and even some citrus, clove like spices, honey and candy sugar. Initially it seems over carbonated, but after sitting in the glass for a few minutes is becomes very smooth and pleasing. A very good beer, no doubt. A little bit like an abbey dubbel, a little bit like a weizenbock, and 100% tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4656) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 10, 2009
Bottle: Poured a deep hazy brown color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and good lacing. Aroma of candi sugar with some light dry fruits. Taste is also a very well balance mix between some candi sugar, some dry fruits such as figs some Belgian malt and light fruity ester. Honey and citrus notes are not as dominating as expected after the reading the beer description. Body is quite full with some creamy notes and good carbonation and no alcohol was apparent. Very well done and way superior to Local 1.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2517) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2009
This was a very pleasant surprise. Truth in advertising, the nose presents a big citrus and honey presence. The citrus is slightly lemon rind though. Much the same is in the flavor but with the addition of a light cocoa powder over a mildly sweet banana plus other tropical fruit. Lightly phenolic. Highly carbonated gives it the perfect palate - very few American versions of Belgians seem to get the carbonation right but this one sure did. The only thing really wrong here was a bit too much alcohol in the finish, very warm but it wasn’t enough to be called a flaw, its just that some of the best beers do it better. Dark brown color, nice thick creamy head. All around alot to recommend here.


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