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The Ogden - Goose Island Beer Co.

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The OgdenThe Ogden

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87
very good

337 Ratings
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Ratings: 337
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 4
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Belgian Style Tripel brewed with Citra, Brewers Gold and Saaz hops.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 01-10-2014)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

05-14-2014 00:33:10 | More by mfl620ks
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Interesting, new Belgian style from GI, wonder how it will fit in with their others in the list.

Pours a smaller fizzy head covering that at least sticks around for a decent time, little lacing, mosly clear slight hazy very small sediment golden blond pilsner color.

Nose is quite interesting, a nice Belgian golden aroma with some golden malts, sweet candy malts and candi syrup, mild perfumey phenols and a little bit of esters too, mild green apple notes, mild grainy malt, hint of booze, typical nice Belgian tripel, but then some nice hops kick in, lighter overall, but nice, hint of tropical fruit almost mango like, touch of citrus and just a touch of banana too.

Taste starts with more semi sweet malts, a little grainy and toasty blond malt, even a bit of a toasted wheat character but not much, into a little syrupy sticky candi sugar note, and sweetness but not too sweet. That leads right into a slightly fusel booze note, hot warming booze, with a little tingle, and some phenols, and a little appley esters, hint of spices and banana too. Then into hops, a mild grassy note, a little earthy like, mild citrus and just a touch of a tropical like fruity note but not much as it's mostly drowned by the sweeter malts and booze. Finish dries a bit, and turns a bit sticky, but hot booze follows through, as well as a little bitterness, mild spices this time, a little banana and apple esters, plenty of bitter tannic like phenols and grassy hops too, all lingering.

Mouth is med to a bit heavier bod, plenty of warming tingly booze, lighter but decent enough carb.

Overall not bad, def hits the spot when I'm craving a nice Belgian tripel with all the nice phenols, esters, semi sweet candi sugar and sweetness around, big beer. It brings some interesting hops, but wish the came out a lot more as they're drowned by the more dominating booze and sweet characters. Speaking of which, booze was way too hot for 9%, it drinks like a 12%. Otherwise, a pretty decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 02:43:18 | More by jlindros
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Missouri

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Missouri

3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle a clear golden yellow with one finger of off-white head. Sticky lacing left behind.

Sweet aroma of bubblegum, green apple, orange and spice.

The taste was as sweet as the aroma. Orange, bubblegum, Belgian yeast, spice and white pepper.

Medium bodied and a bit dry with a moderate carbonation.

An easy-drinking Tripel from Goose Island but a tad too sweet.

Serving type: bottle

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snaotheus

Washington

3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle at 41 F split between two large goblets. Bottled on 25 March 2014.

Pours clear, golden with a slight coppery hint, almost no head. Lots of active carbonation. Smell is bananas, cotton candy, a little funk.

Taste is bananas, funk, spice, slight pine, slight dirty dishwater.

Mouthfeel is light, slick. Overall, this is good. I like it more than my wife does, though. I get a lot more banana, she gets a lot more of the dirty dishwater.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2014 04:08:03 | More by snaotheus
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Kentucky

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent peach with 2+ fingers of eggshell colored head. Stellar lacing & pretty good head retention

S: Green appleskin, pears & a little pineapple

T: Green appleskins & pears & a little dirt & pineapple up front. Honey crisp apples, boozey pineapple & a touch of green banana as this warms & a little grassiness & a little grapefruit rind. Finishes with pineapple & limeyness, some dirty/phenolic notes

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation

Pretty good, really starts to open as this warms, drinks easy. Goose Island seems keep cranking out good stuff despite their deal with satan...

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 05:33:49 | More by russpowell
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Connecticut

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05-10-2014 19:36:36 | More by sgregory
The Ogden from Goose Island Beer Co.
87 out of 100 based on 337 ratings.