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RATINGS: 1321   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (14356) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 10, 2010
750 ml corked and caged bottle courtesy of Doodler poured a clear yellow with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, lemon zest and light spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, crackers, lemon zest and light spice with a crisp dry lingering lemon finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (14186) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2009
Draft at The Comet. Poured a hazy yellow color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate herbs, citrus and yeast aroma. Light to medium body with a smooth texture and lively carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium sweet & sour finish of short to moderate duration. I drank and would recommend this to a friend.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (14010) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 8, 2009
(draft) Medium white head that leaves nice lacing atop lightly hazed apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, sage, ginger, light lemon. Taste is medium sweet, spice, some sage, light ginger, pepper. Light-medium body, fairly crisp especially given the ABV. Alcohol near invisible.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (14007) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Keg at Mother Kellys. It pours clear golden with a decent white head. The nose is big sorachi....bubblegum, fennel, aniseed, coconut and plenty of heady herbal notes. The taste is crisp, bitter, lemon sherbet, herbal, grassy, aniseed and citrus peel with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Too much sorachi for me...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (13906) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 9, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2014 Re-rate 12/16/14: Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Ariel. Sweet, lemongrass, overripe oranges. 6/3/6/3/12=3

Re-rate 5/19/12: Bottle sample at a tasting at Rotems place. Thanks Ariel. Slightly hazy golden with a huge frothy white head. Citric and floral hops aroma with a bit of yeast, fruitiness and earthy hints. Flavor has a bit of sweetish malt, a bit of yeast, fruits and citric hops bitterness. Medium-bodied. 7/4/6/3/13=3.3

Bottle at a tasting. Thanks Oren. Hazy pale golden with a white head. Aroma is big on tropical fruits, citrus, yeast and light spiciness. A rather dry flavor with hops, fruits, yeast, bready hints, a bit of vinous notes and spiciness. Medium-bodied. 7/3/7/3/14=3.4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13803) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2011
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Wonderfull citrus notes. Average moderate bitter flavor. Long nice moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (13659) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2010
Bottle as shown. Pours a pale yellow gold with a large frothy off white head that lasts awhile leaving good sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a fruity malt with cereal and lemon. Thin mouthfeel with a dry hop with clove and cereal with a nice dry finish. Easy to drink hiding the alcohol well, a very good Saison from Brooklyn.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (13549) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2015
75 cl. bottle at K15. Hazy yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of citrus, yeast and spice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (13520) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2009
A lightly hazed blonde ale with a thin white head. A pleasant herbal malt, with light hops, and pungeant wild herbs. In mouth, a malty caramel pils with light soy notes. Medium bodied. Tap at BCTC 2009

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (13336) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2010
Hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma dominated by this very unique hop, herbal, spicy, pine and citrus, but most dominant is mediterranean herbs. Dry and herbal flavour with a bitter finish. Provence in a bottle. Must be the ideal beer for mediterranean cuisine.


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