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Gillian - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

418 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 418
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.98%
Wants: 45
Gots: 154 | FT: 30
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Gillian - Saison with Strawberry, Honey, and White Pepper

Alias of Scully:  http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profi ... 1549/61122 

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-12-2011)
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MCain04

Illinois

4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Goose Island for this bottle to review! Poured into a GI belgian glass.

Appearance is a cloudy straw yellow body with a fizzy white head which dissipated into minimal rimming and no lacing.

Smell is of lactate, delicate strawberry, surprisingly strong pepper, some other tropical fruit like kiwi and mango, and lemon.

Taste is of soft sweet fruit, primarily strawberry, tart but not too sour, pepper is somewhat subdued throughout but perhaps present on the very back end.

Mouthfeel is effervescent, light to medium body, smooth, mildly sticky and dry, very drinkable.

Overall, for the price this is definitely a once in a while treat, but this was a very, very enjoyed beer. Great fruit flavor and sour notes are just perfect with a good balance of sweet, tart, and pepper. Very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2013 05:04:41 | More by MCain04
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Gillian from Goose Island Beer Co.
92 out of 100 based on 418 ratings.