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The Alsatian - Goose Island Beer Co.

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The Alsatian
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BA SCORE
82
good

20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Yellow ochre color, blood orange aroma, spice and white wine flavor, medium-rich body.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 07-04-2013)
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A-Slighty hazy. Golden in color. White ringing of foam.
S-Orange fruity aroma. Floral. Spicy. Banana.
T-Sweet with phenolic flavors. A bit of sourness.
M-A bit of a long peppery finish. A touch bitter.
O-A very delicate beer for 8.4% ABV. Heavy on the spice but it is a saison. Pretty solid.

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Served in a tulip glass at the Clybourn brewpub.

The Pre-Gold Box Excursion continues with this "French saison". It pours a lightly-hazy brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises musty orange zest, cracked wheat, French bread, and coriander. The taste brings in more of the same, with a brighter and stronger contingent of orange (possibly blood?), some black pepper, and some spicy Chardonnay grapes. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, a nice little BdG/saison, something I could easily see drinking again.

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The Alsatian from Goose Island Beer Co.
82 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.