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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,163 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 4,163
Reviews: 1,183
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 203
Gots: 714 | FT: 16
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-04-2003

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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I enjoyed Matilda out of a bottle last summer. This time, on tap and poured into a snifter.

Dark orange in color with some haze. It actually looked really nice in the (restaurant) setting I was in - as they had some darker woods and orange lighting above the bar. Head didn't last long, and minimal lacing.

Aroma was fruity, almost sour, on the nose. Along with some spice too.

Taste hits you with some of the fruity and peppery smells mentioned above. Citrus...like apple or pear are there. Hints of breadiness and malt too. Nicely balanced and well carbonated, and is very crisp on the palate. Dry finish.

This is a really nice, and easy to drink, Belgian-style beer.

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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 4,163 ratings.