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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,517 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,517
Reviews: 1,125
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 151
Gots: 417 | 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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UnknownKoger

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2010 Vintage poured into a Bruery tulip. Great carbonation yields a huge fluffy head. Appearance is hazy, golden orange.

Smells great. Spicy, yeasty goodness. Tastes even better. It almost reminds me of a saison. There are notes of citrus fruits (lemon and orange peel), spice (coriander and pepper) and some floral notes.

Mouthfeel is very nice. The carbonation level makes this an easy drinking beer. Overall, it's outstanding, and I wish I had more in the cellar.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2012 22:52:10 | More by UnknownKoger
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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,517 ratings.