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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,827 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,827
Reviews: 1,147
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 171
Gots: 536 | FT: 12
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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.1/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.6/5  rDev -10.7%

Mike412, Sunday at 05:14 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Just had my 1e and 2e Matilda at the Hyatt in Chicago. Great taste, nice after taste. Needed to convince the barman to serve it somewhat warmer. 5 degrees celsius is too cold for this beer. But pour is in a cognac glas and wait some time and magic happens.

Ohhlord, Sunday at 01:35 AM
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3.96/5  rDev -1.7%

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McBraniel, Saturday at 05:13 AM
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3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bottled on 04JUN14. It's been a long time since I had this one. It never was a favorite of mine & I don't recall it being fermented with brett
A 3.75 - hazed golden-orange body covered in a layer of ivory foam
S 4 - yeast, bread, spice, floral, tangy, earthy, aromatic malt
T 3.75 - delicate flavors with tangy brett, spice, bread, floral, fruity, earthy
M 4 - medium body, moderate carbonation, finishes clean, dry, and nicely balanced
O 4 - better than I remember. It drinks so smoothly and easily. I might have to buy this more than once every 5 years. Best brett beer I've had, as I'm usually not a fan.

barnzy78, Saturday at 05:08 AM
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Served from the 750ml bottle into a tulip.

Pours an autumn orange color with a short off white head that lasts for a few minutes before evaporating. Smells of wheat, yeast, barley, sandalwood, citrus peels. Has a very mild, dry, woody taste, very mellow with a hint on the sweet side. It's medium bodied with ample amounts of carbonation. Overall, this is an excellent belgian pale ale, probably one of the best I've ever had. Better still, I got this for peanuts at Costco, further raising my adoration of this beer.

Mavigo, Oct 14, 2014
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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,827 ratings.