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RATINGS: 984   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
degbert (1301) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 4, 2010
Poured from bottle. Color is a brilliant yellow-gold with a long-lasting, white head. The nose is lemon, toast, lemon, some funk, and, oh yeah, lemon. Taste has malt, lemon, and a clean hoppy bitterness. Palate is clean and prickly. Damn, Gina, this is a good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 3, 2010
Pours pale straw yellow, nose is spicy and fruity, taste is like lemon pepper marinade, delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - SEP 2, 2010
From a bottle poured a golden color with a good amount of head. Light crisp hoppy flavor with a quick finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
zdk (1822) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2010
bottle: initial pour has a huge frothy head. yellow and hazy, tending towards orange. Arouma is earthy, plants and yeast esters. Herbal funk, citrusy, slight must and lemony. Finishes bone dry, but full of flavor. Don’t even notice the abv.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - AUG 28, 2010
This says 7.5% but wow this has burn up front that lingers. I am getting vanilla extract notes in the middle. A friend who had a sample just kept saying she was getting perfume notes. Very bubbly and hard to pour.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
drpimento (2403) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2010
Wow, what a fabulous beer! Served at proper temperature. Poured with a good sized, white, foamy, frothy head that lasts a while and a bit of lace. Color is a clear medium yellow. Aroma is yeast, fresh hop that smells like weed, malt, grain, fruit and a bit of citrus. Flavor is similar but with the hop tasting only like fresh hop; good pungency which is true to style and a little sweetness in there to balance it all. Body is perfect mouth filling and almost champagne carbonation. Finish is like flavor and short except for the great burps! Wish I had more to make it a session. This is superb!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3534) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - AUG 25, 2010
Bottle brought over by ketchepillar, thanks Sam. Pours a golden color with a good head and good lace. The aroma is citrusy and bready with some lavender. The flavor is spicy with a bit of cooking spice and some nice citrus. The beer is plenty dry and the bottle went away quickly between the two of us.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pumpmaster (1223) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - AUG 24, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2010 Sample at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL at the "Meet Garrett Oliver, Brewmaster of Brooklyn Brewery" event 8/24/10. Excellent and had a signed Sorachi 750ml bottle for $12.99

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
egajdzis (5510) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2010
Hazy dark golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of tea leaf, grass, citrus, light floral hops, lemon, and some honey. Taste of grass, tea, lemon, spices, and a drier finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (10319) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 21, 2010
Bottle at Jimmack’s. Pours clear yellow with white head. Nose of spice, sage, citrus, floral hops and farmhouse aromas. Taste of similar characteristics. Interesting brew.


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