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Casimir - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Casimir was brewed by Mike Siegel, Brian Davis, and Jason Karras who decided to give nod to Polish brewing traditions after learning they all have Polish heritage. Taking inspiration from the Grodziskie, a Polish oak-smoked wheat beer, they smoked their own wheat with used Bourbon County Stout oak barrel staves at the local Chicago Hagen's Fish Market.

With Polish rye bread in mind, they added caraway seeds to the whirlpool along with Polish Lublin hops. Casimir takes it's name after Casimir Pulaski who is known to Chicago school children because they get Casimir Pulaski Day off!

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 10-10-2012)
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Smell: Licorice and some other spices. Definitely smell caraway and coriander.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Moderate levels of licorice and yeast comprise the flavor here, which also creates a crisp, medium-bodied mouthfeel with great active carbonation.

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Casimir from Goose Island Beer Co.
86 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.