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RATINGS: 813   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14915) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2009
Bottle at KBH Festival, 2009. Pours a dark amber with a creamy head and lacings. Nose is sweet and spicy. Fresh and grassy hops. Some caramel and orange peel. Full bodied. ABV well hidden. Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hotstuff (4510) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 18, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2009 Bottle at J.K. O’Donnell’s Irish Ale House (Fort Wayne, IN) - Corked and caged bottle. Small tan head with excellent retention, one ring of lacing, opaque, no visible carbonation, and a dark brown hue. The aroma came together very nicely-malt, caramel, dark fruits, spicy, and some notes of honey . The flavor was not to be outdone-malty, caramel, some notes of honey, dark fruits, spicy, and the ABV was present but not overly so at 9%. Tingly mouthfeel and medium bodied. This is one heck of a great beer and hats off to the people at Brooklyn Brewery! Wow a very, very nice beer indeed! Nicely balanced and a sipping beer for sure IMO. More than worthy of a try, would drink this again if it comes my way, and this is not a beer to be taken lightly. A beer I will remember for a long tiime. More please!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11981) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2009
Brown with a lasting tan head. Fruity Belgian aroma with a little caramel. Sweetish caramel and fruity flavour. Lacks some complexity for 9% beer. Especially since I had it right after the more exciting Local 1

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (1906) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAY 17, 2009
Tasting at a beerfest [Disclaimer: This was tasted along with many, many other beers during a tasting at Julios. Some of the details are a little hazy]. These guys know what they are doing. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
patrick767 (3804) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 17, 2009
bottle at JK O’Donnells - Pours dark amber with a moderate sized light tan head. The aroma is of malt, dark fruit, and honey. It tastes of sweet malt along with that dark fruit. The honey is also quite noticeable without being too much. Some mild hops come through to provide balance. It’s medium to full bodied and has a lively palate. Really nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomthompson89 (1964) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2009
brown color, nice thick head. nose is malt and spices, sorta sweet too. flavor kinda bored me. yeasty spice but not alot else??? might be better with some age

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2009
15-May-2009 Bottle at Ølfestivalen poured by Garett Oliver himself. Brown with good head. Malty, Abbey ale-ish but without the dusty tree taste. Lovely beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (24419) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (8073) - 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.

   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.

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