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RATINGS: 1333   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   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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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
darrennelson12 (455) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - DEC 14, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2013 In bottle; aroma a little spicy with that usual Belgian style yeast scent. Medium to full bodied, quite easy drinking given the 9%. Pretty good though not as good as its Belgian counterparts


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laakus (130) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2927) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Cloudy golden body, white head. Aroma has some yeasty fruits, alcohol, mellow maltiness. Some tangy orange zest in flavour. I liked this years ago when this came to market, now it feels quite bad.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fellebag (1417) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2017
75cl bottle. Fizzy. Big white head settling. Light caramel pilsener color. Aroma is pear, leaves, oak, champagne. Taste is sweet and fresh champagne.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Toomio (567) - Joensuu, FINLAND - DEC 26, 2016
Ei minun kyyti. Vhn kitkerhk touhua. Tapaninpivn ruokajuomana. Ei uudestaan.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jampura (167) - FINLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Mieto kukkainen tuoksu, lempen lmmittv ensimaku. Annetaanpa vhn hengitt. Maku avautuu, sitruksia ja hein.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mansquito (5855) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 12, 2016
Somehow after ten years of beer rating and also being aware of this beer, it is today that I am having it for the first time. Pour is orange with a frothy white head. Atoma is yeast, citrus, spice... smells very old school and Belgian. Taste is lightly sweet. Dry Belgian style bitterness. I appreciate what they did here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (6678) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2016
BB backlog, Bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange with a medium 2 finger white head. Smell is belgian fruit and yeast, orange peel, and light spices. Flavor is most of the same with some flowers, spices, and fruity yeast. Medium to fuller body.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (4027) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 8, 2016
Bottle. Thanks Tohara san! Big yeastiness, nice tripel flavour, sweet, touch of almond, marzipan. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turboninja (685) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 6, 2016
[email protected] Light/medium slightly yeasty aroma with dry fruits like mango. Golden color with small white head and medium/light hazy liquid. Medium yeasty taste with dry fruits like mango, pear, apple, some malts and a hint of banana. Averagely balanced. Medium taste spectrum and medium aftertaste with wheat. Medium/light palate with light/medium carbonation. Overall, simple and lacks those earthy nuances in real Belgium products.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
willisread (3020) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - NOV 3, 2016
Bottle shared at Gremlin. Thanks Tohara-san! Classic Belgian tripel nose. With flowery and estery notes: pear, apple and clove. Clean and crisp on the palate, but with a soft, creaminess. Light clove and pepper on the finish. Hides the abv well. One of the better American tripel clones Ive had. Superbly good.


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