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RATINGS: 851   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace is a classic saison, a cracklingly dry, hoppy unfiltered golden farmhouse ale, but featuring rare Sorachi Ace hop.Fermented with our special Belgian ale strain, we add Sorachi Ace hops post-fermentation. After 100% bottle re-fermentation with Champagne yeast, the beer emerges with a bright spicy lemon zest aroma. It tastes like sunshine in a glass, and that suits us just fine, especially with seafood dishes and fresh cheeses.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
KanttarelliOY (4) - USA - OCT 8, 2010 does not count
750ml bottle,Golden colour, hazy, thick cap. Spicy hops, lots of orange, lemon & grape. Little bit of pepper. Excellent beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
matt7215 (2173) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2010
750ml bottle shared by jsprime. pours clear golden with a big white head. hopy aroma with subtle pils malt backing. the flavour is hop forward with support lean pils malt structure. the finish is dry and palate clensing. more of a srong belgian golden ale then a saison IMO but a damn fine beer all around.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pintbypint (2603) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2010
750ml brown bottle, corked. Golden in colour, hazy. Fully formed thick and billowy cap. Leaves a good amount of foamy sheet lacing on the sides of the glass. Aroma has a nice attack of spicy hops up front, strong herbal notes, grassy, some lemon and orange sweetness. Flavour is herbal, spicy and grassy with lemon peel. Clean and dry finish. Hoppy and herbal aftertaste. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel, tight beaded carbonation. Nice presentation from the bottle to the glass. Very drinkable, I am an instant fan of this hop. One of my favourite beers I tried in 2010.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - OCT 3, 2010
Bottle/750ml - Pours a very light straw yellow in color with a medium very white head that sticks around for a while producing some lacing on the glass. Aroma is mostly an interesting grassy hops and mild of malts. Flavor is also strong of grassy hops, citrus and some malt understructure. Light, refreshing with plenty of hop flavor and mild bitterness. No evidence of the alcohol *VERY* drinkable...

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
doboy (420) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2010
Shared with Brian the Beer Pimp, Uncle Steve, the one and only Celticbrew and the Ace of Spades, Drbayern. Pours a light yellow with a nice light head. Arona is grassy, almost hay like in aroma. Great mouthfeel. Taste was hoppy, somewhat piney, and grassy. There was a good aftertaste from the Hops!

1.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
mmmbeer (1241) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2010
750 mL bottle served in flute- poured a somewhat turbid hazy and sunbathed yellow a bried tint of orange, lively and hearty carbonation, one finger white head quickly bubbled away but still left a small wafer to enjoy. Aroma of straw, earth, yeast, various spices, and my old home. Hits the mouth with strong and medium body, malt is there for a split second before a wave of biting spice comes in with soap laced in it, some lingering spice and bubblegum on the lasting finish. Why the low score? Not a big fan of soap unless it’s for my clothes or my body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
presario (4625) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 27, 2010
Bottle. Heavy foam component in the glass over yellow with a dulling tinge of haze. Funky lively interesting scent with hops, spice, herbs and floral notes. Flavour is not super funky or super strong. Very nice and very tasty. A soapiness. Hint of melon. A tinge of lemon in the aftertaste. Tasty floral herbalness and strong pepper.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dagimp (718) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2010
From a 750ml into a snifter. Pours with a ridiculous amount of head. Pillowy and soft...but way too much. Aroma of funk, lemon and grass. Mouthfeel is very, very overcarbonated; even after sitting around for an hour. Really takes away from this beer. Taste is way too biting and bitter for a saison. Not even hoppy bitter, but almost a chemical bitterness. Really not a good beer at all, especially for the price.... Speaking of which, that’s why I guess this beer is rated so well. Who wants to slam a beer you paid well over $10 for?

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
wchesser (1165) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Love this saison...terrific lemongrass finish. Probably my fav from GABF ’10. Light, foamy head a sure result of the champagne yeast. Crisp, fresh finish with terrific mouthfeel from the carbonation. Happy just thinking about it...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5284) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Sampled at GABF on 9/18/2010. This saison pours a slightly hazy light gold color from a 750ml bottle. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity and sweet, floral and spicy. A medium bodied saison. The malts are fruity, sweet and spicy. The hops are herbal and citrusy. Nice carbonation. The finish is very dry. Light and refreshing. Crisp and clean. Perhaps some funk? Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and dry. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.


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