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Juliet - Goose Island Beer Co.

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1,238 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,238
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.59%
Wants: 449
Gots: 459 | FT: 43
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A rye beer aged in French oak (Robert Craig Cabernet Sauvignon) with blackberries and Brettanomyces.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2008)
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pastradul

California

4.8/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into a stemless redwine glass. 2010 batch

As soon as you pour you get the smell of sour cherries flying up into you face. A somewhat rough pour produces a light pink head the leaves quickly. When you go in for more smell... you get a good amount of light earth funk mixed with tart red fruit.

The taste is fantastic tons fo ripe juicy cherry in the front and as it moves across the palate the tartness takes over and leaves the back of the throat with a nice ting and the cheeks puckered.

Split this with 3 friends but easily could have drank the whole bomber myself.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2011 23:50:25 | More by pastradul
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T - Plent of berry notes - cherry, raspberry, blackberry - and some green plum. Good amount of sour, oak and lightly funky. Don't get much red wine, but there are faint notes.

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Juliet from Goose Island Beer Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,238 ratings.