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RATINGS: 1330   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Whids (60) - - AUG 25, 2013
I was so excited to open this bottle. Its a good beer, but did disappoint slightly. I think I served it too cold. Once I gave it 10 min. at room temperature to complexity of this beer opened up. The nose, citrus and lemon and palate, uber dry and wonderful carbonation stand out. Not my favourite Farmhouse, but not terrible either.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jamesthebrit (421) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 25, 2013
A: Light belgian musty. Citrusy. A: Looks...... light? like champagne. Light yellow color. T: Super dry. Super grassy. Lemon is in there for sure. P; Great on the palate. Very complex. Lemon. Dry. yeast hoppy. a tinge of malt. Overall the sum of the parts is definitely less than the whole. Nothing really is remarkable about this beer but in the end it bring something unique. The citrus note hidden under the super dry mouthfeel. A great beer to drink but maybe not to pick apart.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yatesed (37) - Blacklick, Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Pours nice light golden color, thick frothy white head, farmy and lemony aroma, light on palate, taste or earthy tone with slight lemony finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DoublEE (782) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Yeasty, rich lemon pie and zest, some lemongrass. Hints of orange and sweet grapefruit. Some pepper. Very prickly but refined hop behaviour. A little tartness balances the modest sweetness. Abv well hidden.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
samsmith33 (772) - - AUG 18, 2013
Cloudy whitish yellow. Big creamy head. Typical Belgian white though advertised as saison. Tart lemon. Pasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esp0r (2857) - NORWAY - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Orange hazy, massive white head. Smells of spices, yeast esters, fruity notes, sorachi hops and the blue cheese i often find when sorachi ace is used. Moderate sweet, quite spicy, super fruity, not easy to identify fruit examples here. Moderate bitter finish, apple peel. Interesting saison, the sorachi ace takes this quite far away from the mainstream saison, and it works remarkably well

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
magsinva (1222) - Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle from Bruisin Ales aged at least a year - I tried this a couple days ago and found that it foams up heavily, but settles to a clear amber. Aroma has some nice lemon notes, which come through in the taste. Nice!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bob_w (373) - new york, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Nice estery notes, some spiciness. Slightly hazy light-medium golg color, with a long lasting, healthy white head. Spicy flavor mixing with wheat malt and medium bitterness. Effervescent. a sweet note in the middle, finishing dry.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4477) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Keg at Post Office Vaults, Birmingham. Dry, yes. Yellow and fizzy, but no head. Nice flavour of that hop what they are used and what the beer be named after. Slight sourness to finish, which it nice. Very refreshment. Yes?

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Not really my favorite from Brooklyn. A typical golden style farmhouse ale, but with a little too much mustiness, basement funk for my taste.


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