681. Brooklyn Local 1

681. Brooklyn Local 1

Jadyn and I went to Bukowski's in Back Bay for dinner and drinks after seeing Killer of Sheep at the MFA. We split a 750 mL bottle of Brooklyn Local 1 after eating. It was served in Brooklyn Champagne flute style glasses.

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Brooklyn Brewery
Alcohol: 9.00%
Serving: Bottle, 750 mL
Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance (4.0): Pours a hazy golden with a fluffy, white head that retains well leaving patchy lace.

Smell (3.5): Predominantly fruity, primarily bananas. There's also a bit of clove, pepper and grain.

Taste (4.0): Light fruity sweetness upfront that intensifies as banana flavors hit the palate. This is followed by a mildly peppery finish with a lingering mellow bitterness.

Mouthfeel (4.5): Light-bodied, high carbonation, creamy.

Drinkability (5.0): Though high in alcohol this comes off as very light and refreshing.

Overall (4.05): An excellent take on the style. Very drinkable and enjoyable.

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