Matilda | Goose Island Beer Co.

MatildaMatilda
BA SCORE
83.4%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 4,760 ratings
MatildaMatilda
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Golden sunrise color, baking spice aroma, fruity biscuity malt flavor, dry body.

Users have reported some infected bottles from these batches:

4/1/10 12oz
4/17/10 12oz
4/22/10 12oz
5/20/10 12oz
4/16/10 650mL
5/21/10 650mL

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-04-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,930
Reviews:
1,285
Ratings:
4,760
Liked:
3,971
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
12.16%
Alströms:
4.44
 
 
Wants:
259
Gots:
1,152
Trade:
21
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DATE: 2-Apr-14

SERVICE: Bottle

A:
Pours a robust golden copper with a little haze and three fingers of head that sloppily settle to a chunky cap and then a ring. Meh retention; minimimalistic streaks of lacing. (3.75)

S:
Citrus and funk. Horse blanket, grapefruit, lemon, grass, earthy hop. (4)

T:
Cereals with an earthy quality. Grains, oats, doughiness, funk, very little detectable tartness, dusty herbal finish. (4.25)

M:
Wow. Medium bodied with a silky feel that lets you feel tiny bubbles vaporize into something that almost feels like milk. All this, with a nice lingering, but unobtrusive, finish/aftertaste. (4.75)

O:
Very good beer.
Pours fairly nice, has a nice funk to the nose, but it is barely there in the taste. I actually really like this better almost. It really shows off how subtle Brett can be in the style. The palate is divine and it is really drinkable, but kind of filling.
Will have again; worth trying (even for those who otherwise probably wouldn't buy something with Brett--I include myself). (4.25)

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Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 83.4% out of 100 with 4,760 ratings
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