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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,736 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,736
Reviews: 1,138
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 170
Gots: 494 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2013

Hazy amber with some suspended sediment and a small, off-white head that reduces to a sticky covering. Yeasty, slightly tart aroma featuring some spice, dried fruit, apple, and floral notes over a light pale malt base. Smooth flavor of phenolic clove, apple, light bubblegum, and honey. Medium bodied and lightly dry giving it some crispness. A convincingly authentic Belgian-style beer with lots of yeast and only a touch of musty funkiness for fun.

wedge, Yesterday at 06:28 PM
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Pours a clear amber colour with two fingers of fluffy white head.

Smell - Belgian yeast, clove, spice, spicy hops, bready malts, hint of citrus peel.

Taste - A tangy blend of the yeast, clove, spices hops and malts. Well-balanced flavours that do not try to overpower one another.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp, dry finish.

Overall - Another lovely offering from Goose Island. This Belgian Style pale ale features a cohesive blend of flavours. Look forward to seeing more of their offerings in Alberta in the near future.

leaddog, Yesterday at 04:26 AM
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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,736 ratings.