Madame Rose Belgian Style Wild Ale | Goose Island Beer Co.

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Madame Rose Belgian Style Wild AleMadame Rose Belgian Style Wild Ale

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

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brown Ale aged in French oak Cabernet Sauvignon barrels with the addition of Michigan cherries and heavily inoculated with Brettanomyces.

Added by botham on 08-19-2009

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Ratings: 1,315 |  Reviews: 250
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3.55/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of TimHitchings
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of Kevinpitts
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2014 vintage was best I've had (drank with close to 3 years age). Remember having 2012 with 4 years on it as well. That year was more sour. 2014 is more balanced; fruit more pronounced.

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Photo of Bartos
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of nollie77
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Philvillani
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of Nat1975
3.25/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChrisL24481
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of bnes09
4.99/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance is a blend of hazy orange, red and brown with a candy hue. Finger of head after a moderate pour. Head remains throughout the majority of the drink and leaves a few lace lines on the glass. Intense acidic aroma, mostly berries. Nice touch of oak in the nose as well. Flavor begins with a heavy dose of acetic acid imparting berry, vinegar and cider notes. Just a hint of sweetness and cherry flavor mid drink. Finishes dry with a gentle touch of wine and oak to mellow out the flavor. Medium body and bone-dry feel with ample carbonation. Perfect mouthfeel. I don't even know where to begin with this beer. It seems that every big purchase I make on a new sour ale turns into a home run and this one is a grand slam! So much depth and complexity yet super well balanced and easy to drink. Just an all around stellar beer!

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.16/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -39%

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4.1/5  rDev 0%

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4.2/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.2/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Maillard
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of callmeceez
2.44/5  rDev -40.5%

Madame Rose Belgian Style Wild Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.1 out of 5 based on 1,315 ratings.
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