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Sofie Paradisi - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Sofie Paradisi
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450 Ratings
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Ratings: 450
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.51%
Wants: 53
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-30-2011

Sofie, as you have come to know and love her, is a saison brewed with orange peel and aged in wine barrels. Keep citrus in the family, Paradisi uses grapefruit. 60% ale aged in barrels with grapefruit, 40% ale.
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32 oz. growler poured into a flute.

Appearance - Pours a clear golden orange. No head. Thin collar.

Smell - A bucket of grapefruit and some white wine notes. Not much else comes through.

Taste - Even more grapefruit. I suppose it's more subtle than the nose, but still a dominant flavor. A bit of grain and yeast. The barrel is lost though.

Mouthfeel - Clean beer. Low alcohol. Easy to drink.

Overall - I can't remember what Sophie tasted like, but if this is an augmentation of it's flavors, it must have tasted like nothing.

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Sofie Paradisi from Goose Island Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 450 ratings.