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Père Jacques - Goose Island Beer Co.

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88
very good

1,972 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,972
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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hckyfn9999

Missouri

4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

07 Edition. Bottle states flavor will develop over 5 years. Poured into a tulip, this mahoghany liquid has loads of suspended sediment particles. There is a small off-white colored head that doesnt last long, though a collar of it remains around the edge of the glass. Aroma is of bananna, clove, candied sugar, spice, and fruit.

This is a very taste dubbel. A sweet blend of spice, caramel, fruit, toasted malt, vanilla, and a touch of bourbon flavor in the background, though there is no noticeable booze. Very smooth and creamy mouthfeel. A very good dubbel. I can't remember having a better American brewed dubbel.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2009 01:43:40 | More by hckyfn9999
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Père Jacques from Goose Island Beer Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,972 ratings.