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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,502 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,502
Reviews: 1,125
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 151
Gots: 408 | 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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Spiral517

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-19-2014 21:21:49 | More by Spiral517
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NickyDee21

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-19-2014 18:33:23 | More by NickyDee21
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Eman17

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-18-2014 23:41:53 | More by Eman17
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Skunkdrool

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-18-2014 23:04:18 | More by Skunkdrool
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JesseLara

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-18-2014 22:03:28 | More by JesseLara
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Hop-Droppen-Roll

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-18-2014 17:40:47 | More by Hop-Droppen-Roll
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Photchkiss

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-18-2014 05:13:40 | More by Photchkiss
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wrightst

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

07-18-2014 02:32:50 | More by wrightst
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HellAwaits

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-18-2014 00:52:30 | More by HellAwaits
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Scarfer_Brad

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-18-2014 00:35:27 | More by Scarfer_Brad
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AnthonyD12

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-18-2014 00:27:55 | More by AnthonyD12
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The_Utmost_Respect

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-17-2014 22:43:29 | More by The_Utmost_Respect
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-17-2014 12:00:58 | More by costanzo_mike
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HanniGunz

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-17-2014 02:18:23 | More by HanniGunz
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Desimoaj


4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-17-2014 00:15:18 | More by Desimoaj
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ariceclemson

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-16-2014 23:32:42 | More by ariceclemson
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Ardon

Ontario (Canada)

4.85/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A classic love of mine, this is great juice!

Pours an absolutely beautiful golden orange, hazy. Big billowing marshmallow head that dissipates to a nice thin lace.

Smell is fresh and very Bretty! in a very good way. Orange blossom.

Taste is clovey, orange rind, more farm funk from the Brett, almost like quinine on the back end. Lacking a bit of freshness but I think this is an older bottle as I haven't noticed this trait before. A little piney but lacking much hop character. Light bitterness on the finish.

Mouthfeel is the only area this falls off at all. Not quite as smooth as I would like but still very nice light to medium body with a touch of cream.

Overall, this is an exceptional brew that I will continue purchase along with any other Goose Island products I can get my hands on!

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 20:53:58 | More by Ardon
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-16-2014 20:03:00 | More by pat_usher
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alademann

Arizona

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-16-2014 14:37:32 | More by alademann
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well_attenuated

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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OJtheBane


4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-16-2014 05:15:16 | More by OJtheBane
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Alpar

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-16-2014 03:05:21 | More by Alpar
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-15-2014 22:38:23 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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jshusc

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-15-2014 18:25:40 | More by jshusc
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core42

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-15-2014 15:18:43 | More by core42
Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,502 ratings.