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Gillian - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

449 Ratings
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Ratings: 449
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.22%
Wants: 45
Gots: 162 | 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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New York

3/5  rDev -27.2%

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Arizona

3/5  rDev -27.2%

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -27.2%

12-27-2013 18:37:33 | More by Kaveman
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Iowa

3/5  rDev -27.2%

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -27.2%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -27.2%

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Astathedog

New York

3.09/5  rDev -25%

Odd beer. Advertises itself as a "Belgian farmhouse," which I take to be a saison. It is not. It is closer to a lambic. Sour taste, artificial strawberry sweet, very little carbonation for a saison. Loses its head immediately after poor. No funk, ABV too high. Color nice, tho. I'll not buy again.

05-28-2014 21:38:59 | More by Astathedog
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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

07-28-2014 12:28:35 | More by Schlafly33
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

10-12-2013 14:42:34 | More by acurtis
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Tennessee

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07-26-2014 21:47:05 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Luweezy

Pennsylvania

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04-05-2014 16:28:10 | More by Luweezy
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New York

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07-12-2014 11:07:31 | More by rollom
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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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Pennsylvania

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District of Columbia

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New Jersey

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Kentucky

3.28/5  rDev -20.4%

Pours a hazy yellow with gold and orange highlights. A very acidic fizzy carbontion, somewhat boring but very to style.

There's a lot of citrus aromas. Strawberry dominates but the citric notes bring out hints of orange, pineapple, and passion fruit.

I'm not a big fan of strawberry, but thankfully the mix of light pepper, strong acidic notes, and a relatively minimalist malt bill keeps this pretty exciting.

Sour yet carbonated well enough to keep it interest. The 9.5% is very hard to notice.

Two major flaws with this beer. The price is high. The bottle is annoyingly large. I hope this is a beer that's WELL distributed otherwise opening this means 10 others aren't going to get it, really who makes a damn 765 ml sour? Put it in an 11.2 oz bottle or something!

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Indiana

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Gillian from Goose Island Beer Co.
92 out of 100 based on 449 ratings.