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RATINGS: 465   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Fermented with wild yeasts and aged in cabernet barrels with blackberries, Juliet is a tart, fruity, complex ale. Notes of wood, tannin, dark fruit and spice make Juliet an ideal beer to suggest to Pinot Noir enthusiasts and beer drinkers who are fond of Belgian sour ales.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Odde (308) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 23, 2011
Shared at the Tampa Crew Tuesday Tasting. Thanks for the trade, Tooch4321. Punchy funk nose with lots of blackberries, gentle sweetness and appreciable sourness. Great beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2338) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2011
Bottle. Is this really a sour/wild ale? Only slightly sour. Lots of nice strawberry and rapberry notes in taste. Taste is little short. Too much carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Pinkish/purpleish minimal head. Aroma rather muted, light sour cherry, light funk. Flavor on par, sourness comes through a tad more. Well attenuated. Decent overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rayl101 (163) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Pours a hazy amber/red. Aroma is a bretty funk. Slightly fruity notes (From the pinot barrels?) Light, spritzy body. Flavor is funky with spicy, fruity notes. Tough for me to nail down.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2221) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2011
2009 Bottle from UTO beer. Pours blood red with a huge but short lasting pink head. Taste of fruitsallad with lots of oranges and strawberries.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
crossovert (7724) - Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2012 22 oz. bomber. 2009 Vintage. Bottles Aug 14. It opens with a gush. It pours into my oversized wine glass a vibrant red magenta with a huge rosy pink head. It sticks for a long assed time and leaves some good lacing. The blackberries make this one look stunning. It has a decently funky smell. There are vinegar notes and a smidge of funkiness. It is more sour than funky smelling. There is a huge oak presence in the smell as well. The blackberries also make an appearance in the scent. This is an amazing smelling beer though the oak is ever so slightly overpowering and it clashes a slight bit with the blackberry. The taste is a lot like the flavor. It is sour but not overly sour. The oak is once again prevalent in the taste and it is a bit overpowering to go along with the sour blackberry. The mouthfeel is a bit over carbonated but refreshing. It has a very dry finish. Overall a great sour beer from Goose Island, though a bit pricey. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-16-2010 03:25:32 Had another bottle and it was fresher and even better. By far the most complex of the three sisters.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (671) - Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2011
Share, many thanks, with Reakt. Thanks mate! Bottle from as ever awesome Utobeer. Aroma is sherbert special reserve. Blackberries. Peach. Lemon. faint musty citrus. Taste is black.berries.peach, lemon tart. Smooth non aggressiveness. Not too much acid. Like the most perfect blackberry sherbet.candy bomb. Why are.sodas not like this?. Top too work Goose Island on a Belgian style.. Interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sbanach (222) - Alabama, USA - FEB 16, 2011
Wow, aroma gets a 10. Smells like dark roasted fruit, wood cask, and raspberries. Coolor is light, ruby red. Think "raspberry" color. Tastes wheat, belgian, not very sweet and a little too tart for my tastes. It was a very extraordinary drink in its own class. Served in goblet glass as we ordered a 650ml bottle after dinner. Reminds me more of a cabernet wine with the raspberry, wood, and dark semi tart taste notes. personal note* My friend Dave ordered this as we were ordering dinner and the waitress thought he was going to Joliet after dinner. Good times at Goose Island brewery..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 6, 2011
22 oounce bomber. Poured a reddish color with a decent head. Nice tarty flavor. The berries come through nice. very drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
piscator34 (1980) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 24, 2011
2009 vintage Bottled sample via and shared with oakbluff. Rose/gold in colour with strong carbonation. Aromas are of "rocket" candies, lemon, and dark berries. Flavours are of earthy Brett, lemon, and mild blackberries. The body is light, tart, and very appetizing. I get the feeling that a fair bit of the fruit has dropped out. Great as is, but I’m really curious to find out how this stuff drinks when fresh.


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