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Madame Rose - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 1,098
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 273
Gots: 419 | FT: 32
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:
Brown Ale aged in French oak Cabernet Sauvignon barrels with the addition of Michigan cherries and heavily inoculated with Brettanomyces.

(Beer added by: botham on 08-19-2009)
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.58/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle into a pilsner glass.

A- Pours a caramel brown color with close to 3 fingers of tan head. Dissipates pretty quickly.

S- Smells quite lambic, specifically kriek, like. Aromas of oak, vinegar, cherries, all abound.

T- Delicious. Walks the line between classical Belgian kriek and American fruit beer quite nicely. Sour wine and cherry notes up front followed by an after taste of vanilla, I assume from the wood.

M- Slightly prickly and surprisingly light given the flavors and ABV. A very nice sipper.

Overall another well-executed barrel-aged beer from Goose Island. I'll keep my eyes peeled for more after my recent experiences with this and Sofie.

geryeb624, Jul 02, 2014
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BrooklynPanch, Jun 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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dataylor21, Jun 26, 2014
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4.46/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a goblet. Had a dark brown color and a thick consistency. There was an inch of foamy, long-lasting head. Below average lacing.

S: A bracing, yet inviting aroma of cherries and a definite sourness.

T: Tasted of cherries (a whole lot of cherries), a powerful sourness, and brett. Like the aroma the flavor is so strong, it's almost overwhelming at first. You quickly get used to it and realize it's a great flavor.

M: A highly carbonated beer with a lively, prickly finish. Medium-bodied.

O: If you love sour beers and if you love cherries, this is a good beer for you. Everyone else should stay away. This is a bold, take no prisoners kind of beer with a lot of personality.

avalon07, Jun 26, 2014
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ajevne, Jun 25, 2014
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4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The color is a deep and murky ruby with active carbonation. The head is off white and foamy.

It has a heavy cherry aroma. Vinegar. Brown sugar.

The flavor is sour dark cherries. Tart and sour, yet finishes with a sweetness. Heavy dose of Brett.

Full body with sparkling carbonation.

A top notch Flanders that has very distinct flavor.

Vonerichs, Jun 23, 2014
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Madame Rose from Goose Island Beer Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,098 ratings.