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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,531 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,531
Reviews: 1,126
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 153
Gots: 424 | FT: 14
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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JerUrbans

Wisconsin

3.61/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear light orange that is very fizzy, nearly no head after fizz stopped. Very strong fruity smell with some bready and spicy aroma. Taste very similar to smell fruity and leaves a sour tang at the end. Mouthfeel is smooth but tangy with big carbonation and a very dry finish.

Overall an interesting beer, haven't had very many Belgian styles but this is a good drinking beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 02:18:01 | More by JerUrbans
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MarkQ617

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had on tap at O'Hare airport out of a wine glass. It poured a pretty auburn-orange, really nice appearance. The nose had notes of nuts, spices, and yeast. The flavor was similar, but stronger than the nose let on. Not usually a huge Goose Island guy, but this is a good one.

Serving type: on-tap

08-01-2014 13:21:37 | More by MarkQ617
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Indiana

3.05/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From a bottle into a pilsner glass. 5/21/14 is the date

A: the best part about this beer. It's a golden orange color with a thin layer of thick head and whisper lace on the glass

S: slight aroma or hops and orange peel

T: follows the smell right down to being slight.

M: light on the tung. I can see this being great on a hot day

O: a bit disappointed with this one. With the reputation goose island's rare and mainstream beers has. I was hoping the less popular would still be really good.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2014 00:53:26 | More by Gear54
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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Florida

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,531 ratings.