Lolita | Goose Island Beer Co.

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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
Ratings:
2,150
Reviews:
357
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
10.64%
 
 
Wants:
267
Gots:
733
For Trade:
57
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Ratings: 2,150 |  Reviews: 357
Photo of TheFizzinator
4.22/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SStein
4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drew74
4.92/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mikegus
4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gehille
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sweffin
4.26/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigleague
3.68/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MurphDog14
3.37/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Photo of George_Edwards_III
4.73/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of South2NW
4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GrizzlyMikesBrewing
4.7/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of djuhnk
2.85/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

everything about this beer is great except the overwhelming acetic acid/vinegar- at least in my bottle there's just too much and it just ruins the beer. This would be better put to use as a salad dressing. I love sours but I had a hard time finishing the 8 oz I poured myself.

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Photo of SeymourDunn
3.11/5  rDev -23%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MadeInTheMitten
1.52/5  rDev -62.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

Total ketchup/pickle bomb. Easily the worst $20 I have ever spent. This disappointment will go with me to the grave.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of von_kaiser
4.24/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lucasj82
3.59/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tkrane
3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tb4475
4.36/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Barnoloid
4.41/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reviewing 2013 bottle of this 'sister' from Goose Island. A very drinkable and not overly tart sour. Raspberry notes dominate with a medicinal/band aid note which creeps in. The nose is fantastic, jammy fruit and a little funk. Some melon and ice pop evident here too. Overall a very good beer.

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Photo of KShophead
4.22/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JerzDevl2000
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andrew8626
4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of npachl
3.39/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of phattman073
3/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Lolita from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.04 out of 5 based on 2,150 ratings.
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