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Sofie - Goose Island Beer Co.

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92
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3,015 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,015
Reviews: 882
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10%
Wants: 127
Gots: 394 | FT: 16
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: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a teku.

A: Golden hue. Rising effervescence throughout. Pours a 1 finger, bubbly, white head. Dissipates quickly leaving a smattering of bubbles on the surface. Slight lacing.

S: Yeast is prominent...kind of like lightly buttered sourdough..., a bit of funky fermented raspberry, and some lemon zest.

T: Yeasty and frambois-y. Tastes like is smells. A little citrus pith, and coriander in there.

M: Kind of a syrupy feel. A little "thicker" than expected. A slight steely finish, but mostly any aftertaste fades quickly.

D: Sip and savor the flavor.

Atmosphere is pretty strong. Nice coloration, continually rising effervescence, decent head, and some spotty lacing. Nose is yeasty with fermented fruit and citrus. Funky flavor... yeast, tangy raspberry, citrus, and spice... all lightly applied. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

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Sofie from Goose Island Beer Co.
92 out of 100 based on 3,015 ratings.