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Lolita - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 1,688
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 234
Gots: 561 | FT: 52
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: robbyc1 on 10-29-2009

Belgian-style ale aged in French oak Cabernet Sauvignon barrels. Each barrel receives 50+ pounds of fresh raspberries. Spontaneous secondary fermentation in the barrels. Aged 8 months or more.
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2011 Vintage

A - pours a nice rosy red color without a head on it

S - nose has lots of raspberry with a little bit of oak citric notes as well

T - sweet raspberry upfront moves on to a nice mixture of raspberry and lambic-esque flavors, namely citric. On the backend the lambic succumbs to a very delicate raspberry flavor. Raspberry, raspberry, raspberry seems to be the theme to this beer.

M - soft mouthfeel with a smooth body. I am used to a little more carbonation in sours, but the creaminess works well here.

D - overall, I wasn't necessarily blown away by this; at the same time, I wasn't disappointed. It is a well crafted american wild ale, however I prefer mine to have a touch more of the citric lambic sourness to interplay with fruits.

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Lolita from Goose Island Beer Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,688 ratings.