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Pepe Nero - Goose Island Beer Co.

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1,454 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,454
Reviews: 469
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 32
Gots: 201 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Mahogany color, black pepper aroma, roasted malt and spice flavor, creamy body.

(Beer added by: adamette on 03-30-2010)
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thatruth

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: pours coffee color into glass. good Guinness colored two finger head, with proper lacing. both which stay around. damn near opaque in glass with milk chocolate hues. iTorch held up to the glass reveals sediment and haze.

S: nutty, cocoa, malty, hint of almost a pear smell (in the hops, maybe?)

T: tastes pretty much how it smells, without the pear.

M: aftertaste is almost coconut, but not overly so. spritz-y on-bringing. quirky yet smooth finish. completes being ultimately wet.

O: definitely the second favorite of the Belgian Style Ale offerings from Goose Island. Pere Jacques was okay, Matilda was amazing, and Pepe Nero is a good balance to complete the trilogy. I unintentionally drank them in order of alcohol content, as well.

*Bottled on: 12/28/11

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 23:40:01 | More by thatruth
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S: Not much at all here. If anything some straw and malt.

T: Very interesting. Smoke, some chocolate flavors, it's got a tartness to it that is in the background. Also some dark fruit, straw, funk, and slight bitterness.

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Pepe Nero from Goose Island Beer Co.
84 out of 100 based on 1,454 ratings.