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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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4,015 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,015
Reviews: 1,156
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 191
Gots: 600 | 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

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the Bomber into the chalice

A: Deep gold with a tinge of ruddiness. Big poured head settled into a thin disk with minimal lacing. Cloudy, particulates are suspended and very little carbonation flowing.

S: Big pear, tart apple, Bready yeast. This is straight up new-world/new-age Belgian style ale.

T: Follows nose, with bright fruit notes and just a hint of that bready and bretto-funkiness.

M: SMMMMOOOTTTHHH. Nice and creamy. The only sharpness is the brett and slightly metallic uber-ultimate finish. Not unpleasant and disappears when warmed. slightly puckery at edges, sweet medium middle.

O: This is definitely a great ale. This is the first I've had, and it definitely will not be the last if I can help it. This is one that I am rating overall higher than sum of the parts, due to the nature of the combination I feel it is warranted.

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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
91 out of 100 based on 4,015 ratings.