Identity Crisis | Goose Island Beer Co.

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Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter with lactobacillus and coffee, maple syrup and vanilla.

Added by CaptainNomihodai on 01-28-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 24 |  Reviews: 3
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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: like fine dark chocolate when you see it you know you're in for a treat, Black and impermiable to light, no head or lacing.

S: AJ hit it on the head Cordial Cherries are on the nose with a strong coffee presence, reminded me of fresh ground michigan cherry infused coffee.

T: Strong Coffee and maple presence with the tartness of a great cherry lambic giving the feel of fresh tart cherries

M: Smooth and slightly oily really really easy to drink

O: Truely one for the books this was worth every penny I wish it could have been taken home in growler form and enjoyed for several more days. If anyone ever figures out a clone for this one hook me up!

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tried on tap at Goose Island Clybourn.

Wanted a dessert beer, so I chose this one. Holy cow! Amazing.
Had a strong cherry smell, and the taste didn't disappoint. Reminded me
of cordial cherries. You know, the ones you get on
valentine's day. Had a slight boozy finish. Perfect. I wish I
could take some home. My first 5/5. Oh my god, what a beer!
Home run Goose Island!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Goose Island Clybourn. Absolutely fantastic beer! The coffee/maple scent makes this easily the best smelling beer I have ever found. The flavor is complex with coffee, vanilla, bourbon, and maple. A bit too sweet perhaps, and a bit hot. I wish they would bottle this so I could try it again in a year!

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Identity Crisis from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 4.44 out of 5 with 24 ratings