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Matilda - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,723 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,723
Reviews: 1,137
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 168
Gots: 489 | 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

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DATE: 2-Apr-14

SERVICE: Bottle

A:
Pours a robust golden copper with a little haze and three fingers of head that sloppily settle to a chunky cap and then a ring. Meh retention; minimimalistic streaks of lacing. (3.75)

S:
Citrus and funk. Horse blanket, grapefruit, lemon, grass, earthy hop. (4)

T:
Cereals with an earthy quality. Grains, oats, doughiness, funk, very little detectable tartness, dusty herbal finish. (4.25)

M:
Wow. Medium bodied with a silky feel that lets you feel tiny bubbles vaporize into something that almost feels like milk. All this, with a nice lingering, but unobtrusive, finish/aftertaste. (4.75)

O:
Very good beer.
Pours fairly nice, has a nice funk to the nose, but it is barely there in the taste. I actually really like this better almost. It really shows off how subtle Brett can be in the style. The palate is divine and it is really drinkable, but kind of filling.
Will have again; worth trying (even for those who otherwise probably wouldn't buy something with Brett--I include myself). (4.25)

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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,723 ratings.