Matilda Lambicus | Goose Island Beer Co.

BA SCORE
3.65/5
311 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Golden copper color, fruit and baking spice aroma, spicy tart flavor, very dry body.

Added by merc7186 on 08-16-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
311
pDev:
13.15%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

heard this was born from a mistake. lots of good things were. clear, looks just like matilda, maybe even a shade lighter from what i can remember of it. the head is a solid inch and pretty thick but not all that long lasting. the nose here is more tart than sour, surprising given the lacto rather than brett in this. its cool though, as its mouthwatering and fruity like peaches and pears, but not a huge pucker. the flavor too shows only moderate acidity, with a lot more grain base than i remember matilda having. the lacto finishes it super dry though, and the sourness creeps up as it warms. i still get great belgian yeast fruit tones from this, and i like it a lot. i may even like it better than the original. drinks much lighter than its abv, and although it could take on a little more carbonation, still feels quite delicate and alive. overall an excellent brew.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 8/14/2014 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub in Pawtucket, RI, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a deep amber color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains wild Belgian yeast, tart fruit and some caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts out with some sweet flavors of berries and caramel. Then some breadiness comes in from Belgian yeast and a hearty malt character. There’s a decent balance for the style. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: A little tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, decent representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

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Matilda Lambicus from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 311 ratings
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