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RATINGS: 1342   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, we forge barley malt and hops from Germany, aromatic raw sugar from Mauritius and yeast from Belgium into our latest beer, Brooklyn Local 1. Behind the full golden color you'll find an alluring aroma, a dynamic complex of flavors. Belgian flair, Brooklyn fortitude and a dusting of our special yeast. To create this beer, we use the old technique of 100% bottle re-fermentation, a practice now rare even in Europe. It gives this beer a palate of unusual depth. Enjoy it locally or globally, as an aperitif or with your favorite dishes. It is particularly nice with spicy seafood and with fine cheeses.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhamp9 (1864) - Corinth, Texas, USA - MAY 29, 2012
Pours a slightly hazy amber with a really nice dense white head. Aroma is spice, dough, and some banana. Taste is banana, clove, bread, raisin, and some alcohol. Prickly carbonation. Pretty good.


3.5
fillepolo (955) - SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2017
Bottle from systembolaget. Pours a golden colour beer with a large head. Fruity and yeasty with spices and herbs. Dry finish.

4.3
NiklasT (39) - SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2017
Pours golden, clear. Fantastic aroma which is dominated by yeast and fruit. The taste is well balanced between fruit, sweetness, yeasty sourness and bitterness at the end. A strong pale ale, not distinguishable from a Tripel. Very good!

3.8
Stuu666 (13425) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2017
Bottle at ecbf 2017. Pours hazy golden orange, nose is banana, citrus, yeasty, taste is similar, juicy.

4.1
kingstoni (2088) - FINLAND - MAY 26, 2017
Bottle. Slightly hazy golden color with a huge foamy white head. Complex, sour aroma of yeast and wheat with notes of apple and apricot. Balanced sour and bitter taste with a sour finish. Medium to full body. Lively carbonation.

3.5
Beers0mniac (137) - Joensuu, FINLAND - APR 21, 2017
Clear golden color with big white frothy head that stays long.Aroma of florals, hops, belgian yeast, malts and alcohol. Taste is sweet with belgian style yeast, combined with floral hoppiness. Alcohol finish. Low carbonation. Taste a bit too alcohol for me and pricey but overall very enjoyable.

3.5
VamboladeTolly (1987) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 24, 2017
Bottle. Pours golden with medium fluffy-sticky white head. Aroma: hay, yeasty, pale berries, melon. Taste: sweet, mellow, yeasty, caramel, flourish, sweet gooseberry. Medium body. OK.

3.4
Marstonlad (887) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle from Alko, Helsinki. Pours cloudy bronze with a big frothy head. The aroma features grainy maltiness, floral hoppiness, fruitiness and Belgian yeastiness. Taste is medium to heavily sweet initially, later becoming slightly drier but staying sweet nonetheless; hop bitterness is low. Pale grainy maltiness provides the platform for Belgian yeast and fruitiness displaying especially orange. Some floral hop flavours appear as well. The palate is medium to full bodied, smooth and low in carbonation. Malt sweetness is a bit too prominent here; it does not give room for other Belgian dimensions.

3.4
Dahlstrom (392) - Nygatan 29, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2017
750 ml bottle from Systembolaget. Golden with a large white head. Aroma of caramel and alcohol. Taste reflects the aroma. Medium body. Low to medium bitterness.

3.5
cglans (237) - - MAR 9, 2017
75cl bottle. golden color. white head. floral notes, saison yeast, peppery. good.

3.3
laakus (154) - Nossebro, - FEB 23, 2017
Golden colour with big white foam. Aroma is somewhat sweet fruity and belgian yeast. Medium bodied, fizzy carbonation, rather long finish. Quite sweet from the malts and sugar not much bitterness though some dominating in the end. Alcohol very well hidden. Easy to drink.


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