Matilda | Goose Island Beer Co.

very good
4,735 Ratings

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

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

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5/5  rDev +25.6%

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3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap poured into a Goose Island chalice glass.

Appearance- Golden in color with some minimal off white head.

Smell- Lots of bready goodness with some different malt varieties.

Taste- Follows the nose to a t. Super rich and malty.

Mouthfeel- Definitly on the heavier side. Like eating ri h buttery bread.

Overall- Very excellently malted belgian. A little on the heavy side compared to other Belgians.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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1.75/5  rDev -56%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.77/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Super nice. This is the smoothest Belgian I have ever tasted. Nice orange color. not as strong as many belgians, but that may be agood thing for this beer. Granted, Belgian isn't my favorite style, but I do appreciate 90% of them. THis beer had a very nice floral smell and taste with a great sweetness balance. Not sure what the matilda name is about. Matilda reminds me of a bruiser; theis beer is a delicate flower.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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1/5  rDev -74.9%

Matilda from Goose Island Beer Co.
3.98 out of 5 based on 4,735 ratings.
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