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Père Jacques - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,127 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,127
Reviews: 852
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%
Wants: 60
Gots: 269 | 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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4/5  rDev +2.3%

2012 bottle
Has a maghony color body with a thin head
aroma is of dark fruit
taste has a little sweetness to it and dark fruit notes.
mouthfeel is good and smooth and overall aged wellm

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Notes from 10/15/14. Bottled in 2/2012.

A - Cloudy redish-brown body. Thin layer of off-white head.

S - A little dark fruit. Some spice. Molasses and burnt caramel. Some alcohol comes through as well.

T - Molasses. Tons of sweet caramel. No alcohol. Dark fruit in the middle. Finishes with very rich, smooth caramel notes.

M - Creamy start. Some carbonation in the middle. Thick, syrupy finish.

O - Great dessert beer.

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Père Jacques from Goose Island Beer Co.
88 out of 100 based on 2,127 ratings.