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RATINGS: 1802   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tripplebrew (778) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 5, 2008
Pours a opaque/hazy honey gold with thick creamy white head. Aroma is sweet, of apples and yeast with a bit of spice. Flavor is of yeast hops and hints of apple. sweet and bitter very well balanced. There is definite hops but it is offset by the a bit of yeastiness. I really like this beer. It has been awhile since I had it and forgot how much I like it. Goose Island forever.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
fly (1429) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - JAN 2, 2008
So used to hearing the word "interesting" used with a negative conotation. Well, this is interesting in a most glorious way. The flavors evoke so much and much of that seems either divergent -if flavors can be divergent - what Iím saying is that flavors that I generally wouldnít think of as working together well do so in this beer. Sour and sweet or tart, spicy and giving the sensation that it saw time in a barrel of one sort or another whether it actually did. I really liked tasting this and finding different bits in every sip. Couldnít begin to list it all, so I wonít. If you can get your hands on one, I would recommend it. If you sent me this bottle, thak you. Iíve had it tucked in the back of my fridge so long that I forgot it and who sent it. (donít think that means I donít appreciate you)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Robbo75 (3) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2008 does not count
Fancy label, but otherwise a typical American Belgian-Style beer. Does not have the true brett flavor of a real Belgian. Nice, but nothing exceptional.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of Sammy. Vintage 2006. Hazy, amber golden with a dense, off-white head leaving some lacing. Sweetish, spicy nose with a touch of yeast. Medium body, a little yeastiness and spices before an astringent almost Orval-like bitterness. Interesting. 171207

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (34584) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2007
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a little, dense and off-white head. Light brettish note with light spice note and some caramel malt. Flavour is slight soapy, nice caramel malty and with a nice yeasty mellow note. Finish follows the same mellow line with a light fruity brett note, very controlled.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WickerBrew (311) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2007
I have had this a couple of times on draft and bottle, draft looked a little darker? Either way its a little too sweet for my taste, but itís obvious why people like it - its VERY Belgian. Bottle tells the Orval story, and all the Goose limited relaeses look cool. Possibly a little overpriced, but like the Pere Jacques I canít say anything bad, it just isnít my favorite style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - DEC 17, 2007
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange colour with a big steady off-white creamy head. Aroma of yeast, citrus, spice and fruit. Good mouthfeel. The flavour is fruity with yeast and citrus, bitter hops and some malt. Bitter, yeasty and fruity spiced dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blklab2007 (2081) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 13, 2007
bottle poured into a trappist glass has an orange amber in color, light sediment, and a thin layer of white foam on the surface that did attempt to lace. initial aroma on the pour had yeast and fruit, some sharp spice, caramel, orange peel, malt, and is really nice to smell. taste is mid range on the mouth feel, flavor is spicy, nice yeast that has lighter fruit character than the smell led me to believe, dominated by the sharpness of the spice but thankfully the malt does keep it from being too much. really a nice brew, has a good story to go with it, also some strong flavors but the complexity of it keeps me interested, props go out to these guys for pulling this off so well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5506) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2007
Bottle - 750mL with a crown. Label states 6.5% ABV and 2007 Batch. Pours amber with a moderate fading tan head. Aroma is spicy with fruit notes, Belgian yeast and sweet malts. Slightly hoppy as well. Taste is sweet with spicy notes, more yeast, flowers, and fruit. Body is light-medium with mild carbonation. Light bitterness in spots. Ends with more fruit, spices, strong yeast and sweet malts. Very nice session style Belgian Ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (2521) - New York, USA - DEC 3, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2008 Draft. Pours a coppery amberish wit a smallish head. Kind of sweet, not overhopped. Really good and really drinkable


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