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Mild Winter - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
84
good

856 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 856
Reviews: 370
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 28
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Toffee color, dark bread aroma, caramel and rye flavor, medium-light body.

(Beer added by: botham on 08-17-2008)
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Kevin_Chapman

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-13-2013 05:26:40 | More by Kevin_Chapman
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

11-06-2013 15:39:59 | More by bconsidine
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GaryFields

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-05-2013 01:04:53 | More by GaryFields
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-01-2013 00:29:31 | More by brandonld23
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

10-27-2013 23:17:50 | More by jaxon53
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emerge077

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

10-25-2013 16:38:44 | More by emerge077
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Brownish amber in color with a slight head. The foam soon falls back into the glass.

Aroma is good, notes of malt, toffee, and caramel.

Taste is of malt, toffee, caramel, with slight roast finish and a little bit of hops in the ending.

Mouthfeel is medium.

Overall an enjoyable beer. The notes of caramel and toffee and very well suited to the style.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2013 01:39:07 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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TPONY51

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.9%

10-22-2013 05:07:21 | More by TPONY51
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Drucifer

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

10-17-2013 14:54:31 | More by Drucifer
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Kroller86

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

10-09-2013 03:00:01 | More by Kroller86
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Wsherry1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

10-03-2013 02:29:48 | More by Wsherry1
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traviswhillier

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

10-02-2013 22:03:35 | More by traviswhillier
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fatboy91

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

09-24-2013 02:44:41 | More by fatboy91
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Lambocalrisien

New York

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

09-24-2013 01:51:39 | More by Lambocalrisien
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-06-2013 11:26:33 | More by crbnfbr
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Qbdoo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

09-01-2013 05:05:17 | More by Qbdoo
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ChicagoShakeAndBake26

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-29-2013 04:30:58 | More by ChicagoShakeAndBake26
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gmfessen

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, Mild Winter is a deep amber-brown color with a thin, cream colored head. The nose is sweet with amber malt, burnt chocolate and caramel. The flavor reflects the nose nicely with the roasty characters coming to the forefront, coffee and burnt chocolate but in a mild, non-acrid way. Mouthfeel is light to medium in body with a light yet creamy carbonation. Overall, a solid beer by GI, I could definitely drink this one curled up next to a fire on a cold winter's night.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 00:37:29 | More by gmfessen
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illinigirl

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

08-22-2013 02:06:35 | More by illinigirl
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remyleboux

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-20-2013 19:09:32 | More by remyleboux
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.61/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a medium brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, chocolate and some hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with a hearty but not too heavy malt character followed by a mild sweetness from flavors of chocolate, caramel and honey. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this is a solid poundable beer to drink for a long time if you’re in the mood for a style.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 04:48:12 | More by TheManiacalOne
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westcott

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

08-18-2013 04:17:48 | More by westcott
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AKuehn47

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-05-2013 21:55:13 | More by AKuehn47
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-05-2013 02:35:18 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-04-2013 19:21:23 | More by Eric908
Mild Winter from Goose Island Beer Co.
84 out of 100 based on 856 ratings.