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Shine On - Goose Island Beer Co.

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78
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15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 21.71%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 04-24-2012)
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3.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

From 01/21/13 notes. Had this on tap at the Clybourn location.

a - Pours a somewhat clear yellow-orange color with two inches of slightly off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of yeast, wheat, corn, bready malts, and some spices. Not terrible but not really a ton going on here...a little bland.

t - Tastes of yeast, wheat, bready malts, floral hops, light citrus, spice, pepper, grains, and light fruits. Much better than the nose and a lot more going on here.

m - Medium body and moderate to high carbonation.

o - Overall a bit disappointing considering some of their other saisons. The nose is pretty bland and while the taste is a bit better, no real reason to get this one considering Sofie was on tap. Not a bad beer on it's own but not their best saison.

mdfb79, Jan 28, 2013
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pirmannt1, Dec 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Had on-tap at the Clybourn location.

Served in a tulip.

A: Poured a soft, tangerine orange color, with a slight chill haze and about a 1/3 finger head. Looked good.

S: Damn near nothing. Maybe a tinge of citrus (orange and lemon) and some Belgian yeast.

T: Actually, I dug the pepperiness here. It cut through the Belgian funk that I tend to not like, but that is about all I liked about the flavor. Nothing really inspired here.

M: Quite boozy actually, which was surprising. Not sweet or fruity (coulda definitely used more), and with lots of lacing. Also, the beer was slightly flat carbonation-wise.

O: Yeah, some real problems here. I won't be getting this one again.

Chaney, Dec 27, 2012
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2.83/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Goose Island Clybourn. Served in a sampler glass. Pours a golden-orange color with a good white head and some spotty lacing. Nose carries a bit of spice along with a touch of citrus. Nothing too complex. Flavor has a bit of pepper and earth along with mild citrus. Light body with high carbonation. Interesting and refreshing; no note of the 7%abv.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip glass at the Clybourn brewpub.

Finally, the end is nigh... This last saison o' the day pours a cloudy tawny-gold topped by a finger or so of white foam. The nose comprises orange zest, light lemon zest, coriander, clove, cardamom, light banana peel, grass, and a hint of brown sugar. Things seem decidedly fruity, but with enough spice to keep grounded. The taste continues this tradition, though with a minor vein of farmhouse-style wheat rocking throughout, mixing with the spices, making sure we know we're drinking a saison. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a smooth feel. Overall, the best of the day's saisons, one that finally figured out how to properly blend the citrus and spice and still include a touch o' the funk (not much, but there's a small enough quorum to make it work) to bring everything together. Good times.

TMoney2591, Apr 24, 2012
Shine On from Goose Island Beer Co.
78 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.