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RATINGS: 842   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Here in Brooklyn we’ve combined European malt and hops, Belgian dark sugar, and raw wildflower honey from a New York family farm to create Brooklyn Local 2. Our special Belgian yeast adds hints of spice to the dark fruit, caramel, and chocolate flavors. After 100% bottle re-fermentation, this ale reveals a marvelous dry complexity, enjoyable by itself or at the dinner table.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kathouse (1940) - LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Dark brown with a thick foam. Aroma is sugar and dark fruits. Medium body is sweetened with brown sugar, caramel, and plums. Lingering finish makes this beer enjoyable but not one for the cellar.


4
gripweed57 (2871) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 2, 2017
750 ml corked and caged bottle. Hazy garnet color topped by a small creamy tan head. Sweet toasted malt nose has yeasty, dark sugar notes. Smooth, dryish dark malt flavor. Notes of cocoa and figs. Warming alcohol in middle. Subtle nutty, earthy, dried fruit and herbal hop finish.

3.6
Hermod (8352) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2017
From bottle @ Olutexpo 2017. Poured deep brown color with a thin brown head. Sweetness, brown sugar and raisins. Malty sweet, brown sugar, Belgian wibes, spices. Good drinkability, alcohol warmth.

3
vanvenlo (1913) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - OCT 27, 2017
Leo's Hartwell bottle(2rrrry7-Oct-17) Sweet cheery malt aroma. Dark colour, brown typology head and ring lacing. Sweet cherry malt flavour. Light spirit malt finish and cherry herbal aftertaste.

3.2
adamnase (911) - Kronoby, FINLAND - OCT 21, 2017
75cl bottle shared at home with brother. Pours hazy dark brown coloured with a mediumsized beige head. Aroma and flavour has herbal notes, chocolate, spices, hints of coffee. Medium-bodied, low carbonation

3.5
jookos (7046) - FINLAND - OCT 21, 2017
Bottle. Brown ambery hazyy, good set of sediment in the. 75 bottle. Belgy yeasty, light cakeynose. Spicy, clove at least, bunch of others too. Brown sugar. Med bodied, kinda essy. Flavorful. Decent.

3.7
nihtila (3913) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 20, 2017
A third from bottle at Ushers. Clear reddish brown. Nose is molasses, sweet, dark fruits. Tastes similar but a bit thinner than expected.

3.7
Wixie (668) - BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2017
Hazy brown/orange liquid, small head. Average strength aroma of malt, with hints of wood. Medium body, strong carbonation. Taste is sweet, with hints of iron.

3.8
Bozo_skeleton (1165) - Grenoble, FRANCE - APR 19, 2017
Brune bien foncée, faible carbo, petit collet. Aromes marqués sur les fruits noirs, le caramel, le sucre candy. Généreuse, caramel, finale assez longue sur les fruits noirs (pruneaux ) reglisse.

3.5
KevinReddirt (220) - Midland, Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2017
The cork to the 750 ml bottle came out with a distinct pop. Great appearance, a very dark body with a red tinge through the light and a frothy beige top, long lasting. I smell yeast, cane sugar and a little floral. A great entry. The taste is less so. I get some maltiness and a light touch of ripe fruit. It finishes with a surprising dry bitterness. You could do worse with a Belgian style, just not real thrilling here.

3.9
Larry_Duffman (600) - - FEB 9, 2017
I poured it from the bottle into a glass. It pours a red and brown color with a big, beige head and lacing. The aroma is brown sugar, dark fruit, and Belgian yeast. The taste is raisin, prune, date, brown sugar, honey, and spice. It’s got a nice, subtle sweetness. It drinks much smoother than the alcohol content would suggest. This is a very nice beer.


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