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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4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2012 22oz bottle:

Appearance: Crimson with a small head that quickly fades away to the perimeter.

Smell: Damn, smells like a sour to me! I get the tartness of the cherries and there's some kind of coriander element there, but it's probably just that belgian yeast.

Taste: Belgian yeast and the cherries combine nicely over a nice malty backbone. The finish is crisp and dry, leaving hints of the cabernet barrel, belgian yeast and sour cherries.

Overall: Very drinkable and refreshing. Would drink again.

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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5/5  rDev +22%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of BMMillsy
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle date 7/31/12, poured 1/19/13. Pours very dark red with a bit of brown and nearly no head. Smells of sour cherries and vinegar as it should. Yum. Very much vinegar on the flavor, with a robust and creamy flavor I am not familiar with for this style. Finishes dry. A bit on the heavy side for the style but it works and I like it. Another nice one from GI.

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Photo of UnderJoath
3.91/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2012 bottle poured into tulip glass. Pours a deep red almost purple with a thin light head that quickly disappears. Aromas contains an acidic cherry. Tastes less of cherries than the aroma lets on. Still a lot of tart character, little malt with a bit of funk to it. Moderately carbonated that tickles the nose. Overall, a solid GI brew but not quite up to par as her other two sisters.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Madame Rose Belgian Style Wild Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.1 out of 5 based on 1,310 ratings.
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