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Lolita | Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
4.12/5
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2,160 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian-style ale aged in French oak Cabernet Sauvignon barrels. Each barrel receives 50+ pounds of fresh raspberries. Spontaneous secondary fermentation in the barrels. Aged 8 months or more.

Added by robbyc1 on 10-29-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,813
Reviews:
360
Ratings:
2,160
pDev:
10.19%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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269
Gots:
729
Trade:
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look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a teku.

A: Ruby red, amber hue. Pours a half finger, bubbly head. Disappears quickly.

S: Yeast and raspberry is prominent.

T: Tastes like it smells... raspberry and yeast... not much else.

M: Excellence in simplicity. Pristine and pure. Slightly bittersweet aftertaste. Dry finish.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is nice. No real head or lacing, but a nice ruby amber hue. Nose is yeast and raspberry. Flavor follows suit. Fruity, lightly bittersweet, pristine, and so subdued. Overall, this is a great quaff.

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Lolita from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 2,160 ratings
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