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Madame Rose - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 1,164
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 278
Gots: 429 | FT: 37
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: botham on 08-19-2009

Brown Ale aged in French oak Cabernet Sauvignon barrels with the addition of Michigan cherries and heavily inoculated with Brettanomyces.
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Ratings: 1,164 | Reviews: 230
Photo of parris
4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Tastes like your favorite Flanders Red, but a little bit thinner and paper-y. Nice cherry, pleasant tart. Was a 2012 bottle enjoyed early 2015.

Photo of Winston3737
4.46/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brpendergast85
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrfehon33
3.84/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kmat10
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kamikazeokami
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2010 consumed in 2015. Benefited beautifully from age. Mellow, tannic, still a great cherry presence, subtle funky.

Photo of ElGallo
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Increasingly milky brown/red, sandy-tan foamy head that recedes to nothing. Fizzy carbonation.

S: Sour cherry, a bit of wet lumber.

T: Sour with a bite that lasts. Cherry is prominent, oak/wine notes are minimal. Not funk detected, so much for the brett. I'm pretty sure there's some downright sweetness here...

M: Light, only faint fine carbonation that speaks delicacy to me. No grit on the teeth.

O: Very good rendition of a wild ale, but perhaps I should have aged it to give it funk/unique character. As it was, enjoyable, but middling as far as top-tier sours go.

Photo of oldvines
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kiki3drt292
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of badmotorgrunge
3.82/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furlinator
4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tart cherry, faint wine presence and Belgian funk. A very good sour.

Photo of jfstilling
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of srandycarter
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Brown murky ale, decent off white head, little lace
S - Funky and sour!
T - Very sour, but softened by the malt. Nice overall taste.
M - Good balance of sour, bitter, malt and carbonation.
D - Very easy to drinK!

Photo of ConradKenney
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TylerKitchens
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SierraFlight
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.09/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A bit too much brett character for me.

Photo of JonnyRebel
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of misternebbie
4.86/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lloydboss
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yoitsarch
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hopstermonster1
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Madame Rose from Goose Island Beer Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,164 ratings.