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RATINGS: 977   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndresTM (350) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2012 Pleasant, comforting aroma of honey-lemon, coriander, lemongrass, orange peel, floral hops, and yeast, with a bit of molasses in the background. The mouthfeel is medium to light, with a wheaty feel to it and adequate effervescence that doesnít get in the way. The taste is mellow and very refreshing, with the above-mentioned notes resulting in an excellent interplay of citrusy bitterness and herbal sweetness. Iíll be sure to revisit this brew.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
echudy (25) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 25, 2015
Lightly colored, just ok scent with a hint of malt and no hops. Flavor was very yeasty with not as much hop flavor as the description. Not quite the beer I was looking for

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
crazy_cat_lady (193) - - APR 25, 2015
From LCBO. Very pale yellow with lively white head that lingered. Lemon and straw aroma. Flavours of lemon and straw with a mild hop bite. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dorkenstein (16) - - APR 24, 2015
Barnyard funk with grapefruit aroma. Taste is hay and strong grape fruit. Slight sulfur on the aftertaste. Color is hazy yellow with a constant stream of carbonation from the bottom.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nephilium (1462) - Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2015
Thereís a slight hint of lemon, and a bit of spiciness in the aroma, it pours a hazy straw with very large amounts of carbonation and a fluffy white head. The lemon notes come through a bit more in the flavor, with a strange aftertaste along with it. The spice notes are there as well, and it is exceptionally dry. Iím not sure that the Sorachi Ace is a hop that works well with the rest of the Saison notes. Itís not bad, but Iíve had better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derek881 (1036) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2015
Poured from a large bottle into a snifter glass to sample. The beer had a pretty cloudy straw-gold color with a very large creamy-foamy white head with very good retention, cling, and lacing. Its aroma featured grapefruit, citrus, and straw notes with some grain and lemon. It had sweet and bitter taste, with lemon zest, citrus, and a light grain and straw undertone. The body was fairly well carbonated with a dry, thinner mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ntg1213 (10) - - APR 18, 2015
Pours a hazy pale gold, with 1 finger of foam. Very grassy and herbal aroma, slight funkiness from the yeast. Medium bodied with a grassy taste and a hint of lemon. Excellent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ByTheirLimpin (32) - New York, USA - APR 18, 2015
On tap in a tall tulip. Fine white head. Clings to the glass all the way. Straw yellow with a slight haze. Big tart lemon rind in the nose. Great dry first bite across the palate. Not sure if its the Sorachi, bit thereís a fun funk through the middle. Crisp finish. Great beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
adasko (787) - Poznan, POLAND - APR 18, 2015
W aromacie cytrusy, trawa cytrynowa. Barwa złota, mętny, kiepska piana. W smaku podobnie jak w aromacie. Cytrus, trawa cytrynowa. Mocno nasycony, aż szczypie w ustach. Bardzo ciekawy saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (3167) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 15, 2015
On tap at ecliptic pub Portland. Pours out a crisp golden topped with a white head. Nose is floral hops spice perfume. Taste is crisp floral spice and a nice finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
migwell (83) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 14, 2015
Hazy pale yellow brew. Light and quite fizzy, refreshing, yeasty and with a dry finish. The hops are a bit thin, as are the spices. It is what it is, a pretty good hot summer day brew.

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