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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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MatildaMatilda

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,660 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,660
Reviews: 1,135
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 160
Gots: 455 | 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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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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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -38%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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Rhode Island

4.16/5  rDev +3.2%

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Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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Ohio

3/5  rDev -25.6%

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Corson

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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M_chav

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.04/5  rDev +0.2%

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Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +24.1%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -25.6%

08-24-2014 16:40:56 | More by Nichols33
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cambabeer

Florida

4.01/5  rDev -0.5%

This was a good one. Oddly, I took the first sip and thought to myself "this is too sweet and chalky." Then the second and third sips rolled around and somehow the hops started going to work and calmed down the intense malty yeast profile this beer carries. Definitely good, very rich beer. While there was a lot of sediment visible, it was very smooth. Had no trouble finishing the 765ml bottle.

08-24-2014 03:22:03 | More by cambabeer
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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New Jersey

4.52/5  rDev +12.2%

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Texas

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Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Puerto Rico

4.3/5  rDev +6.7%

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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,660 ratings.