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Juliet - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 1,426
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 463
Gots: 483 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2008

A rye beer aged in French oak (Robert Craig Cabernet Sauvignon) with blackberries and Brettanomyces.
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy dark orange with a small off white head which vanishes quickly, and leaves no lacing. The aroma has tart fruit, Belgian yeast, barnyard funk, and wood. Smells very acidic.

Tastes tart with some sweetness. There is tart fruit, Belgian yeast, barnyard funk, wood, tannin, sugar, and dark fruit. Very nice. According to what I have read blackberries are in this beer, but they are difficult to detect. If I had not read that blackberries were in this beer, I would not have known.

Light bodied with appropriate carbonation. Has a tart fruit aftertaste. A very nice easy beer to drink.

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2013 vintage poured into a tulip.

Pours a gorgeous amber color. Effervescent head that dissipates very quickly.

Smells very funky. Got some tart fruit, a little wood, and some vinegar.

I was expecting more blackberries in the taste. It's there, but it very subtle so I was a little disappointed in that regard. Other than that, it tastes great. Great white wine characteristics. Apple, raspberry, blueberry.

Light body with a great dry finish.

Overall I thoroughly enjoyed this and am now looking forward to trying the other GI Sister beers.

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Juliet from Goose Island Beer Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,426 ratings.