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Juliet - Goose Island Beer Co.

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1,382 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,382
Reviews: 332
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.59%
Wants: 454
Gots: 475 | FT: 41
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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3/5  rDev -29.4%

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3/5  rDev -29.4%

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3.08/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

2012 bottle. No need to keep this one in the cellar any longer.

Pours a beautiful golden amber, well carbonated.

S :Funky lactic acid. Not overwhelming, but not much else than funky lactic acid. I know sours are often about funk, and acid, but give me something else here. Maybe some lemon/grass if I force myself to find it.

T: Pretty one note. Lactic sourness, not enamel peeling ,but it's by far the dominant flavor. Some lemon juice (damnit, that's lactic acid). I don't know what else to tell you.

M: light, dry. sour. Above average for the style.

O: Not that interesting. Minimal depth or complexity. Nothing to seek out.

caskstrength, May 21, 2013
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3.08/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Sipping on this one as I type. Batch 1. I had my other batch 1 a few weeks ago around my birthday. I only popped them because of concerns over bottle bombs.

The appearance is a golden red with a quickly dissipating head. The smell is of acidic tartness with a hint of cab. Taste is faint blackberries with some oak, but overall it's just tart.

The mouthfeel is way too f*cking carbonated. It's difficult to sip. The carbonation level of this pretty much kills the drinkability. I struggled getting through the last bottle, and I'm struggling to get through this one.

Cedromar, May 31, 2010
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3.23/5  rDev -24%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured in a tulip glass. Pours reddish copper with zero head. Aromatic notes of wood, tannin, dark fruit and spice make Juliet an ideal beer to suggest to Pinot Noir enthusiasts and beer drinkers who are fond of Belgian sour ales. Flavors of tart fruit; definitely a complex ale. While an interesting and complex brew, this did not cut it for me as I am not a big fan of sours myself.

CuriousMonk, Sep 20, 2012
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Juliet from Goose Island Beer Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,382 ratings.