Extremely Naughty Goose - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Extremely Naughty Goose
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90
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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 12
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: rhoadsrage on 02-23-2009)
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3.38/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cask at Goose Island - Clybourn. Served in a snifter. This batch was listed at 10%.

A - A half finger of persistent tan foam that settles to a near solid cap and collar. Nice spotty lacing, Dark brown with transparent ruby highlights. Good looking cask brew.

S - Cocoa and nuts, light floral and piney hops, rum-soaked dark fruits. There's a lot of fusel alcohol in the nose, which is distracting and quite unfortunate.

T - There's an unfortunate touch of earthiness, wood, and cardboard, particularly in the finish - perhaps this has been on cask for too long. Biscuit and cocoa malts, and thankfully much better hidden booze - nowhere near as hot as it smells. Maybe a touch of spice. There's some lingering bitterness as well.

M - Smooth, creamy, medium body, with obviously lower carbonation. There's a little bit of warming after a half glass, but nothing out of line with a 10% brew.

D - Thanks to the texture and the well-hidden ABV in the taste, this is actually pretty easy drinking. It just tastes kind of stale/old. I'd like to try this on-tap again to see how different it is - I had a taster a few months ago and I don't remember the same amount of dirt/earth flavor.

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3.38/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had this right after the Night Stalker, and while I thought it to be good, Night Stalker was a very tough act to follow. This beer struck as me being similar, but lighter and with significantly less hoppiness.

It pours black, with decent head. Aroma was dark and roasty with a good amount of chocolate and nuttiness. Seemed more reminiscent of a Porter to me than anything else. Flavor was really rather sweet and offered more roastiness, but again, seemed mild following the Night Stalker. Mouthfeel was pretty light.

Not bad.

I had this on-tap at the brewery.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

on cask at the Clybourn brewpub. pours a deep chocolate brown with amber highlights ad two fingers of rich and thick tan head. excellent retention and no lacings.

aroma is a rich mix of chocolate and nutty notes with a sharp alcoholic note alongside smooth roasted malts.

taste is of caramel and chocolate malts along with a base of alcoholic sharpness and a touch of dry hops on the back end. the nutty note from the aroma is drowned out by the hops on the back end.

mouthfeel is full bodied and super smooth. probably the only evidence of cask conditioning.

drinkability is decent. overall, this is so rich that it loses much of its 'cask' allure. that being said, it is still smooth and well rounded. cheers!

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4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter at the Clybourn brewpub.

I winked a little when I ordered this... It pours a very deep black-brown topped by a half-finger of glowing light tan foam. The nose comprises cocoa, light mild coffee, toffee, toasted malts, and light tobacco leaf. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some walnuts and oak, and with the toasted malts coming through as smokier now. The body is a hefty medium, with a very light moderate carbonation and a slightly chewy feel. Overall, a damn fine imperial brown, one that I hope to see on-tap more often 'round here.

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4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Happy Gnome

Pours a medium-dark brown with very little head that doesn't stick around too long. Smells strongly of brown sugar and raisins with lots of alcohol coming through. Taste is pretty much the same as the smell, but a little more complex with hints of chocolate and a satisfying alcohol sting. Mouthfeel is of average carbonation and thickness. Drinkability is pretty good for the 8.6 abv. I'll probably never get the chance to try this one again, but it's one of the better browns I've had.

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4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a tulip glass)
Twice the ingredient of Naughty Goose is what the menu says.

A- This beer has a dense opaque brown body with a thin sticky dark tan head. The body is too dense to see much carbonation and the head fades to a thick ring about half way through the beer.

S- The smell of caramel malt with dark fruit has a nice sweetness to it. A faint green hop finish has a pungent note to it that helps support the malts.

T- The big dried fruit sweet malt flavor has flavors of caramel malt and banana taffy with a slight circus peanut note coming though as the beer warms. There is a sweet malt finish that has a hop bitterness starting to pop through as the beer warms.

M- This beer has a medium-full mouthfeel with a tight little fizz finish that clean the sweetness off the tongue and a warming soft alcohol heat that helps the process.

D- This beer is big and sweet but smooth and easy to drink. As the beer warms its nice to get some hop bitterness coming through that helps to keep this beer exciting.

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Extremely Naughty Goose from Goose Island Beer Co.
90 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.