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Sofie - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
92
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3,508 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,508
Reviews: 910
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 161
Gots: 560 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
80% Belgian Style Ale, 20% Belgian Style Ale aged in wine barrels with citrus peel. Champagne color, white pepper aroma, citrus & vanilla flavor, sparkling body.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-29-2009)
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2014 BOD 8/7/14. Pours a clear light amber (golden, champagne). Massive head volume, world class lacing and retention. Light, but complex, nose of Belgian like yeast, sweet light fruit (pear, grape, apple) and just a hint of spice. Light medium body with a nice smooth texture made a bit prickly from the above normal carbonation level. Effervescence is evident throughout. The flavor profile is quite nice. Extremely complex, very well balanced but not overly intense, it allows all flavors of the nose to emerge. It begins with the fruit, then develops a white wine like note in the middle coupled with a bit of dryness. The finish is where the farmhouse character emerges with an ever so slight peppery funk that fades into a mild tart dryness. Outstanding and an excellent entry choice for the Saison style.

Sofie from Goose Island Beer Co.
92 out of 100 based on 3,508 ratings.