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RATINGS: 835   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (13314) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 15, 2009
(750ml bottle) Slow but persistent gusher that eventually reveals a tan head atop a dark brown body. Nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, raisin/fig, caramel, some alcohol, light orange peel, yeast. Taste is sweet, raisin/fig/prune, caramel, some chocolate, orange, light molasses, honey. Alcohol present and warming, not off-putting. Medium-full body, some effervescence. Evocative of a Quad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 15, 2009
[2203-20090530] Bottle. Mild fruity hops aroma with some graininess. Slightly hazy, dark wine red body with a long-lasting foamy off-white head. Grainy fruity hop malt flavour. Medium body is boozy. Surprisingly bland.
(from Premier Gourmet, Buffalo, NY; w/ jerc, others)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUN 15, 2009
750 ml bottle, opens to a loud pop. Pours with a huge foamy off white head. Color of beer is a deep chestnut brown. Aroma of dark fruits, Belgian yeast, orange, honey sweet nose, flowers, pepper, clove and light fresh hops. Flavor of toffee, dark fruits, Belgian yeast esters, nuts, fruity and peppery, orange and floral honey. Dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (4919) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 15, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2009 750 ml. Dark brown with a lasting half inch of creamy foam. Aroma of dark fruit, brown sugar, yeasty bread dough and musty light fruit. Flavor is dark fruit and toffee with some light toast. Medium body is tingly and dryish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IrishBoy (4111) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUN 14, 2009
750 ml bottle from mcbackus! Cloudy dark brown with a huge (2"), glass lacing, beige head. Nose of flowery hops, light oranges, and a hint of toffee, not a really potent aroma. Flavor is lightly bitter and the orange peel very apparent. Mild sweetness and yeast notes are there too along with minor pepperiness. Finish has light bitterness and a tiny hint of the alcohol. Does not have the big aroma and flavors of most BSAs, everything is kind of muted. Kind of a BSA Light, nothing there to excite me!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rustyham (1836) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2009
A Glass of fantastic, sweet ripe fruits, malty goodness. Honey, Vanilla, cinnamon. Thick and refreshing. A great beer to compliment a meal or to drink on it;s own. I see myself always having a bottle on hand. Sunset Corners in Miami.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robinvboyer (4170) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 11, 2009
aroma of ripe fruits,honey, vanilla, cinnamon, and some floral hops. Flavor is sharp, on the hops, with more spice than the aroma Corriander, and cinnamon come thorugh with some cloves. Interesting, and quite complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kassner (1552) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2009
Bottle from my son in baltimore. Nice belgian type, citrus is not that noticeable. very slighty cloudy dark amber. sufficient complex tastes, some toasted notes and caramel. nice finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11596) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2009
750ml bottle. Corked and caged. Poured a medium and cloudy brownish color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of yeast, chocolate, spiciness, chocolate, and roastiness. Tastes of chocolate, candi sugar, honey sweentness, chocolate, caramel, spices, and some dark fruitiness. Alcohol content well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (8435) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2009
Black coloured. Off-white head, mostly diminishing. Aroma is roasted, moderate yeasty. Pepper. Flavor is moderate sette, finish moderate bitter. Long duration. Syrupy texture. Alcohol.

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