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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,924 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,924
Reviews: 1,152
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 183
Gots: 564 | 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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2013 release.
Nice amber orange color with a huge thick head that leaves laces all over and has a great retention.
Sour aroma with notes of horse mantle, sulphur, vinegar and muffled non-sweet Cointreau.
Non-sweet tartness flavor with notes of oranges soaked in liquor, herbal and floral hops, mold, apples, lemon, some vinegar and spices. Dry aftertaste and both bitter and tart.
Light body, deceivably medium, with an effervescent carbonation. Alcohol of 7% abv is in harmony with the overall beer.
Interesting how much this beer attenuated. Funky since the beginning with its complexity getting revealed in little by little. Liked the fact that just not focus on tartness, hops are decently present. It has a balance that is hard to see in the style, at least looking with modern eyes.

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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
91 out of 100 based on 3,924 ratings.