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Père Jacques - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,970 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,970
Reviews: 837
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%
Wants: 51
Gots: 237 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Warm molasses color, dark fruit aroma, rich caramel flavor, rich soft body.

26 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-26-2004)
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Hopfenpeter

Maryland

3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a crystal mug, the color of the beer is a hazy, medium copper gold. A one finger high tan bubbly hea dissipates fast into a small ring of lacing around the glass.
The smell is of sweet cherry, plum and honey.
Tasting the beer the dark fruit flavors build the entrance. They get stronger towards the middle, where the yeat flavors kick in. A mellow honey, caramel flavor. Is added at the end, building a warm alcohol finish and aftertaste.
Very nice medium bodied beer. Easy to drink. I am glad I tried this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 04:06:29 | More by Hopfenpeter
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Père Jacques from Goose Island Beer Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,970 ratings.