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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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MatildaMatilda

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,682 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,682
Reviews: 1,136
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 163
Gots: 466 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Golden sunrise color, baking spice aroma, fruity biscuity malt flavor, dry body.

Users have reported some infected bottles from these batches:

4/1/10 12oz
4/17/10 12oz
4/22/10 12oz
5/20/10 12oz
4/16/10 650mL
5/21/10 650mL

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-04-2003)
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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jellikit

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

2013 bottle.
A: light orange. Medium foamy white head.

S: light aroma of Belgian yeast. Clove. Banana (slight).

T: bready malt. Belgian yeast profile. Followed by hops...citrus and grass.

M: medium high carbonation. Medium-big body. On the dry side.

O: great beer. I usually do not like Belgian pales. This beer is balanced well between malts, hops, and yeast. Will buy again.

09-01-2014 00:24:31 | More by jellikit
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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Virginia

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California

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Wyoming

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Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -3.7%

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StrongOakOnTheFront

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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TheDoctor

Quebec (Canada)

4.12/5  rDev +2.2%

DATE: 2-Apr-14

SERVICE: Bottle

A:
Pours a robust golden copper with a little haze and three fingers of head that sloppily settle to a chunky cap and then a ring. Meh retention; minimimalistic streaks of lacing. (3.75)

S:
Citrus and funk. Horse blanket, grapefruit, lemon, grass, earthy hop. (4)

T:
Cereals with an earthy quality. Grains, oats, doughiness, funk, very little detectable tartness, dusty herbal finish. (4.25)

M:
Wow. Medium bodied with a silky feel that lets you feel tiny bubbles vaporize into something that almost feels like milk. All this, with a nice lingering, but unobtrusive, finish/aftertaste. (4.75)

O:
Very good beer.
Pours fairly nice, has a nice funk to the nose, but it is barely there in the taste. I actually really like this better almost. It really shows off how subtle Brett can be in the style. The palate is divine and it is really drinkable, but kind of filling.
Will have again; worth trying (even for those who otherwise probably wouldn't buy something with Brett--I include myself). (4.25)

08-28-2014 23:01:34 | More by TheDoctor
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mattycasey

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

08-28-2014 07:09:30 | More by mattycasey
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

08-28-2014 05:41:39 | More by schopenhauerale
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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,682 ratings.