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Sofie - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,239 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,239
Reviews: 899
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 141
Gots: 473 | FT: 17
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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Pale yellow-straw colour pour with foamy head. Can definitely taste the wine but it's just the right amount. Citrus. Orange. Slight hints of vanilla. Excellent carbonation, almost sparkling. Very, very nice beer.

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Appearance - Pours a pale straw with two fingers of foamy white head.

Smell - belgian yeast, clove, black pepper, spicy hops, citrus, orange peel, slight vinous notes.

Taste - Well blended flavours of Belgian yeast, spice, spicy hops and a bouquet of citrus. Notes of white wine are also present.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation. Finishes dry with the belgian yeast components lingering in the aftertaste.

Overall - An excellent Saison from Goose Island. For my first offering from these guys, this Saison is pleasantly light and citrusy. All the elements of the style blend cohesively and the notes of white wine add a nice complexity to this well executed brew.

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Sofie from Goose Island Beer Co.
92 out of 100 based on 3,239 ratings.