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Boring - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Treebs on 05-27-2013)
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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jegross2

Illinois

4.21/5  rDev +4%

Reviewing Boring from the Goose Island Beer Company out of Chicago, Illinois. From what I gather, this beer is a blend of "unintentionally infected" Juliet and Madame Rose.

Score: 93

Tap pour served in a plastic glass and enjoyed on 05/19/13. We got to sample this one while staying after the event to help clean up and move stuff around. Review is from iPhone notes at Goose Island's summer block party.

Appearance: Pours a dark amber color, surprisingly clean in appearance but not transparent. Served with a thin layer of off-white head that settles to a wispy coating. There is not much to say about lacing and retention when your pour is served in a plastic cup... 4/5

Smell: Raspberry, blackberry, grape, lacto, vinegar and a little malt. Nice fruited medley. 4.25/5

Taste: Sweeter than tart with a nice vinegar presence. Same fruit as the nose, though the blackberry is the dominant fruit. Mild spice character and a little oak too. 4.25/5

Mouthfeel: Light-plus bodied, good carbonation for the profile. Sweeter than tart. 4/5

Overall: Not as good as Scarlett or Laura (come on Goose Island, bottle them!), but it is better than Lolita and Juliet in my opinion. Was quite glad to have the chance to tick this one!

Cost: Free! (well, I did have to pay for a ticket to get in...)

10-11-2013 03:50:22 | More by jegross2
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -32.1%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Treebs

Illinois

4.14/5  rDev +2.2%

"Named after Woodboring beetles, this is an innovation project that used Juliet as a base in a unique barrel to create a spicy rye malt body with tart notes."

Enjoyed on tap at the GI 25th Anniversary Party. A Laffler special. Served in my GI taster glass.

A: Pours a hazy strawberry color with a bubbly white head. It recedes to a thin ring that leaves some minor splotches of lace down the glass.

S: Some graham cracker malts, tart berries and a light oak profile. Sweet with a lactic sourness. Light vanilla with some spicy notes of rye.

T: Tart and lactic up front with some sweet blueberry and blackberry notes. Fish is oaky with some vanilla sweetness. Rye spice creeps up as it warms with some sweet graham cracker notes.

M: Medium to light bodied with a medium carbonation level. Sweet and spicy rye finish.

O: Very nice beer. Great combination of sweet and lactic sourness. Nice barrel presence as well with the rye.

05-27-2013 15:12:52 | More by Treebs
Boring from Goose Island Beer Co.
88 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.