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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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The taste is of orange peel, coriander, lemon and vanilla. Sweet and sour. Sourdough finish.

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