vadavid (142) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - DEC 14, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
The Sorachi Ace Saison was poured into, appropriately, some Brooklyn Brewery snifters that just happened to be sitting out in the kitchen. The golden amber, slightly hazy liquid is topped by a fluffy white head. The color was warm and rich. The aroma had a bit of yeastiness to it, along with fruit and a touch of lemon zest. The flavor is mildly spicy, with hints of white pepper. There’s a distinct lemon zest flavor, not sour, over a substantive malt base. The finish is quite dry with lingering bitterness. The beer has less of the "funkiness" of a typical Saison, and comes across relatively mild. It maintained its flavor as it warmed over discussions of life and politics.
JimmyBoy74 (471) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2015
1.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
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mrjez (194) - Osaka, JAPAN - NOV 27, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Brooklyn Parlor, Osaka.
L: pours a bright yellow-gold, very hazy, a tiny fizzy head, plenty of lacing with a swirl.
S: initially a whiff of lemon and yeast funk. This then gets overtaken by the herbal notes, dill, spice. Unmistakably Sorachi Ace. Personally not a huge fan of the herb aroma, but it settles and balances well with the citrus and yeast funk, which are divine.
T: tastes like the nose, herbal with lemon rind, a dash of pine and pineapple. Very barnyard flavour in the spicy finish and hay-like notes. White wine grape. The taste grows on me as my palate settles.
F: it’s crisp and dry, nicely spritzy throughout, medium body.
O: so glad to finally try this. Hits many right notes, pairs well with a range of foods.
Florya (1054) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
How : bottle Appearance : hazy yellow, medium to small white head. Aroma : fresh yeast, spice, floral, fruits and grass. Palate : medium body, average carbonation.
DutchMark (293) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice. A bit sweet but nicely aromatic. A bit funky, spicy, some lichees and well hopped. The first brooklyn I feel is really interesting and original.
Beers0mniac (59) - Joensuu, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2015
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy yellow color with a foamy and frothy head that stays long. Smell of yeast, hops, fruits and a bit of citrus. Very similar, fruity taste with smooth hops end. Average carbonation. Good balance and very refreshing, excellent
neverleaveopen (211) - GERMANY - NOV 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
hazy yellow with a fine head. intense aroma of herbs and citrus. well-balanced taste. good finish.
djoeye (2755) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2015
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Look; pearl bubbles, no hue, hay golden slightly hazy body.
Aroma; sweet flowers, lots of leaves, mild ale’ish bitter.
Taste; flowerbed earth, dirty caramel, spices and old leaves. Some grains, hops n pale malts in finish.
Overall; weird side tastes.
[35.5cl brown bottle, crown cap, abv7.2%, BB.nrdbl. B@AlkoMuonio]
FrankZappa7 (104) - GERMANY - NOV 14, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
14.11.15-Flasche 0,355L. Gold mit kleiner weisser Krone. Geruch modrig, verfault. Überreife Ananas, Gewürze - irgendwie eigenartig. Sorachi Ace- nicht mein Ding.....
Evolutionary (419) - Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from giant eagle Pickerington. Nose is citrus and spice. Light bodied and smooth with bit of crisp sharp hop bite. Some off putting raisin and strange spice doused moldy wet cereal flavored ruin it for me. Will leave the rest for tigers to try and see if they like better.
CraftBeerNick (1412) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at MDM Michael Mina. Liked this, big bold Sorachi hops, the ABV is well hidden and the beer is refreshing with a big Sorachi hit.