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Matilda Lambicus - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Matilda Lambicus
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BA SCORE
83
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268 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 268
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | 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:
Golden copper color, fruit and baking spice aroma, spicy tart flavor, very dry body.

(Beer added by: merc7186 on 08-16-2013)
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-26-2013 23:15:38 | More by Powderhornphil
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

09-26-2013 19:08:29 | More by brez8791
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-26-2013 01:45:04 | More by Holland
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Jonada

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-26-2013 01:37:20 | More by Jonada
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PopnLoads

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11%

09-25-2013 16:44:20 | More by PopnLoads
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.11/5  rDev -14.8%

Agree with a previous review that the overall experience is lacking. There is an interesting taste component from some (highly muted) cherry notes. It seems like there's a sourness that wants to come out, but the initial malt beginning overwhelms it. Don't know if this is a good way to put it, but it's almost like a cherry shortbread version of a beer (not so sweet, more beer-like, but still).

Also to rephrase others, the only thing to dislike about this beer is the one thing that makes it different than any other "plain" beer, the "attempt" at some type of sour taste.

09-24-2013 23:16:03 | More by cjgiant
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kwjd

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-24-2013 18:51:55 | More by kwjd
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-23-2013 22:37:15 | More by hockeyfighter19
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.8%

09-23-2013 11:56:08 | More by xnicknj
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

09-23-2013 01:14:33 | More by schmidtmattsays
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IMSPEAKNOENGLISH

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-22-2013 04:59:32 | More by IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-22-2013 02:42:16 | More by Gagnonsux
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stortore

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-20-2013 23:37:57 | More by stortore
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Tom_Gilman

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11%

09-20-2013 08:48:23 | More by Tom_Gilman
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drewone

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-20-2013 07:53:54 | More by drewone
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gtermi

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-19-2013 22:47:37 | More by gtermi
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stephensinner

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

09-18-2013 02:51:21 | More by stephensinner
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-18-2013 01:21:31 | More by TastyIsBeer
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-17-2013 13:53:21 | More by ShemRahBoo
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-16-2013 20:16:43 | More by IrishColonial
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.11/5  rDev -14.8%

Poured into a tulip at Rustico/Arlington

Don’t know if I can make sense of this one. Plain. Blah! A disappointment all by itself. If you’re thinking this beer is similar to Matilda be ready for even more disappointment. Nothing to like. Nothing to hate. One bright spot, this beer hides its 7% ABV very well.

A – Pours a clear amber. Little to no head (bar pour). Good lacing.

S – Upon a good swirl some sour cherry fruitiness emerges. Some faint funk. But all the aroma is generally missing. Budweiser has more.

T – Almost tasteless for a wild ale. Very little bitterness. No acidity or sourness from the Brett Lambicus.

MF – Medium light bodied. A bit sharp.

09-16-2013 19:51:04 | More by Sludgeman
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -45.2%

09-16-2013 17:22:04 | More by JAHMUR
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-16-2013 06:12:53 | More by russpowell
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ehammond1


4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-15-2013 16:37:44 | More by ehammond1
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-15-2013 14:07:22 | More by thegerm87
Matilda Lambicus from Goose Island Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 268 ratings.