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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,823 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,823
Reviews: 1,147
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 170
Gots: 535 | FT: 12
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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4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overflowed like a beast when I cracked the top on this 2013 vintage. Poured a golden amber (dazzling in the light), with a finger of head that was slow to dissipate. Great visible carbonation. This had a big, bright nose with lots of yeasty funk, some alcohol, clove/spice, and a hint of breadiness. Nice and complex, changed with time. This was such a nice, balanced sipper. Funk was a lot more mellow on the palate than the nose, hearty/bready notes, and some clean bitterness. Medium bodied, clean and clear presentation, and the notes that did linger were pleasant ones. I know that this is a Belgian 'Strong' Pale Ale, but for all of those breweries advertising 'Belgian IPA', this is what you should be chasing in my opinion. Pretty damn impressed with this $7 750ml...

Mikus, Oct 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

This is the champagnes of Belgian whites. It is similar beer to 1664 kronenbourg blanc, however Matilda really knocks it out of the park. This beer can be aged for up to 5 years therefore excellent for a collector.
Cheers!

fransoon1969, Oct 08, 2014
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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,823 ratings.