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Holiday | Goose Island Beer Co.

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

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by doughanson78 on 11-08-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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2
Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
6.37%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 4
Photo of Sean9689
3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Goose Island Cly.

A - Pours a rusty reddish color, cream-colored head, thin collar.

S - Dark fruits, toffee, burnt sugars, and some yeast notes.

T - Similar to the nose. Dark fruits, burnt sugars, yeast, some caramel perhaps. Nice and sweet, rich, enjoyable.

M - Medium, good carbonation, sweet finish.

O - Pretty darn good and a nice amount of complexity for a 5% beer. The fruity sweetness is perfect and it really seems like a "bigger" beer then it really is.

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Photo of doughanson78
3.41/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Goose Island Clybourn. Poured into a tulip.

A: A darker golden color with beautiful red highlights. Half finger light tan head with decent retention and hardly any lacing.

S: Light in the nose as all their on tap beers have been. Malty caramel with a light Belgian yeast coming through.

T: Caramel upfront. Belgian yeast and floral hops coming through in the middle. Finishing fairly grassy.

M: Light bodied. Medium high carbonation. Finishing slightly dry.

O: A good light Belgian. Goose Island lists it as a Belgian Style Session Ale. Would be a great entry into Belgians without over doing the yeast flavors.

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Holiday from Goose Island Beer Co.
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