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RATINGS: 1686   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water, Styrian and Saaz Hops, 2-Row Barley and Caramel Malt, Yeast and Granulated Beet Sugar.
Matilda is made with a rare yeast that suggests a fruity and spicy flavor. There is complex maltiness balanced with a profuse amount of hops.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (4724) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2007
2006 Bottle. Yeasty nose with orange and citric zest, touch of candy sugar and lots of wet fruit. Really an incorrigible gusher, caught all of this one, though. Hazy-opaque goldenish orange with a strong carbonation tornado in the middle and a huge, yeast-driven, lacing, rocky, spoonable beige head. Taste a nice balance of acidity, bitterness, and light sweetness, malt and fruit with yeast. Crisp medium+ body, prickling but very soft. Aftertaste is yeasty and very dry, faint perfume notes linger on. Orvallish but not quite on the same level; still an excellent go.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bager (2121) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2007
Bottled. Dark amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Malty with notes of yeasts, citrus, caramel and also have a floral feel to it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2007
Dark coppery colored, medium sized white head. Cloudy appearance. Yeasty aroma with some Netherland-yeasty tones, flowers also there with lemony fruitiness. Medium bodied. Flavor is even richer with these hoppy-flowers, yeast in sweet aftertaste too.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2007
Bottled (thanks heemer77!). Hazy golden orange colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is hayish hops along with some weirdly dryish notes. Flavour is skunked hops with some really flowery hints. Also some wooden and spicy notes in it as it warms up a little bit. A very mouthdrying thing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2013 On tap at the Met, was great-- true illustration of a true Belgian style. Rich aromas, deep alcohol flavours, some citrus in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2007
Bottle sampled with Mad_indian, from a trade with Ohiodad. Pours Golden with an orange hue. Aroma of spices, belgian style yeast, and fruit. The flavor is smooth, sweet, fruit, spices, yeast, and a good hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2343) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2007
Bottle sampled with Stegosaurus, courtesy of an ohio dad trade. Cloudy orange pour with tiny head. Bread, spice and malt aroma. Taste was good but it was mising something. It fell a little flat for me. Not a bad brew but no WOW factor !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgedOak (98) - Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2007
Cloudy dark golden amber color with a massive frothy head. Spices, yeasts and some malt in the nose. A crisp citrus flavor struck me first , followed by some fruit. Ample amount of carbonation with a somewhat hoppy finish. Very different for a belgian. Very nice

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12428) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2007
Bottled
Hazy orange color, good off-white head. Horseblanket, citrus, yeast and mango in the nose. Citrus estery, fruity sweet flavor with some yeast. American adaption of Belgian blonde., maybe they are trying to copy Orval? Good effort but not really match to its archetypes..

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19214) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2007
Bottled. Cloudy golden, creamy head. Orangey yeasty nose. Sweet and mildly malty with medium body. Creamy and fruity with well blended flavours of apricot, vanilla, pine needles and perfume.


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