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RATINGS: 1706   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hangunder (223) - Ontario, - MAY 14, 2013
Sweet belgian yeast, cloves, sweet malt on the nose. Clear copper, thin, short-lived head. Taste yields some interesting sour/tart notes that weren’t apparent in the nose upfront, clean middle and a belgian yeast/slightly spicy finish. Slightly hoppy at the end prevent this beer from being cloying. Medium body, carbonation. Not bad.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (175) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle from Safeway in Redwood City, CA. Pours a hazy golden orange. Aroma is dried fruits, white wine, spicy yeasty bits. Taste is dry white wine, apples, guava, plums... I’m getting a lot of dry, mildy sour taste from fruit skins (less of the fruit sweetness). Some spiced cloves / coriander / floral you’d expect from a belgian farmhouse but not overpowering. Very reminiscent of a white wine to me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
simonblaine (286) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Pours orange, no head. Aroma of sweet malts and spice. Taste is sweet, malty, banana, good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HaakonBjerkeli (22) - NORWAY - AUG 20, 2014
Almost no head. Orange golden hazy. Aroma of yeast, belgian?, fruity and spicy. Taste is also fruity and spice, some caramalt. But also a bit sour in the end. Started okay but there’s a spicy, pepperish and sour aftertaste i don’t like.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Magic_Runner (7) - - AUG 20, 2014 does not count
Very good beer and one of my favorites. Unfortunately a bit pricy. Fruity flavor but not too much. Balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RCx240 (36) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
765mL Bottle (No, you’re not misreading that). Golden amber, fairly minimal white head. Aroma is caramel, pepper, nuts, toast, resin, earthy, and a slight hint of citrus. Taste is tart and fruity, with hints of apple, pear, caramel, and nuts. Fades into a sweeter, earthier, yeast and clove and finishes with a slight lingering hint of pine and citrus from the hops. Fairly fizzy carbonation, smooth and creamy. 7% ABV is hardly noticeable. Very well balanced beer, would consider storing one away to see how it ages, should I find the time.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheRatKing (114) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
My store just got this in this week, so I had to try one on. Pours a nice amber colour but with almost no head, which I find curious in a Belgian. Mild aroma of faint citrus and of course, Belgian yeast. Leaves me somewhat worried. Flavour makes up for it though- nice robust Belgian ale, ripe cherries, spices. A little bit sharp, but the bottle is young. I expect this would be incredible after some cellaring.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
veronneaupy (126) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Bière blonde typique belge avec un nez très présent de levures. Le goût est de même sans vraiment d'autre arôme. La finale est assez longue avec encore des goûts de levures. Pour les amateurs de type belge classique ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1329) - Oregon, USA - AUG 14, 2014
On draught at Belmont Station. Golden color. Aroma is pepper spice, yeast, plum, grass, and citrus honey. Taste is bittersweet yeast, pepper, banana, prune, grass, and honey. Finishes with a slight bitterness, but mostly a refreshing sweet farmhouse aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
samflan (2) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 13, 2014 does not count
Beautiful beer. It has a sweet aroma, reminiscent of many Belgian ales, but the taste was more earthy and robust than I expected. The bottle’s label suggests laying down for up to 5 years. If I got my hands on another bottle I would do just that.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JToth (29) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours a nice dark golden amber colour with a thin white head. Fruity aroma with slight malty hints. Rather sweet flavour but some subtle sourness at the end. The further I got into the beer some slight piney tastes came to the forefront. First Goose Island product I’ve tried and very excited to try more.


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