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RATINGS: 1847   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

pilgrimoutlaw's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilgrimoutlaw (875) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 25, 2013
On tap at TJs. Pours clear gold with two finger white head. Tangerine, caramel, straw, pear. Moderately bitter and sweet. Crisp, moderate body. A little too sweet for my tastes, but very nice none the less.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (3727) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2015
(Goose Island Matilda) Bottle 765 ml from Dranken Geers, served into a teku at home. ABV 7% Bright copper orange colour on the body, clear, with lazy activity in it. Tall and thick white head sittin on top, soapy, with average retention. Aroma has malts, sugars, apricots, light berries, light barnyard. Taste has floral notes, with a clean profile, some malts, sugars and apricots again, cookie dough, faint caramel. Thin body, soft carbonation. Sticky palate. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mad_Ferret (835) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2015
Old notes. 2008 vintage bottle at Monks 11/10-14
App: Clear amber with a weak head.
Aroma: Oxidised aroma with notes of sherry, raisins, grapes, figs, toffee and slight cardboard.
Taste: Medium sweet with butterscotch/toffee, dried fruit, sherry and some acidic apples.
Palate: Medium oily mouthfeel with soft low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmacklin (516) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
765ml bottle. Vintage 2015. Pours a hazy orange with a large, frothy, long lasting, off-white head that laces nicely. Spicy aroma of coriander, clove, yeast, caramel malt, fruit and a light brettish note. Sweet flavour of caramel malt, peach, orange, apricot and yeast with a spicy, dry, mildly bitter finish. Medium body with a creamy, oily texture and soft carbonation. A fairly complex brew. Nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bulldogops (1402) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 21, 2015
Rating #1327 15.11.2014 Bottle from labatt guy. mild haziness, golden pour, quite bubbly. aroma is mild funk, mild dish soap. Palate is all over the map, just a burnt funkiness that is unpleasant. No idea why this would be fussed over.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tysongillmore (358) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1829) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Pours a finger of head on a hazy straw body. The aroma is hay fields, dry grains and lemon zest. The taste is clean to start, then mild fruit sweet to almost candy sweet, finishes with a mild bitter and spice. The texture is crisp and fizzy. A fairly mild, but flavorful beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
bpreo (2187) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 2, 2015
My bottle was aged 3 years, 3 months. Had some nice yeast build up on the bottom.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (4121) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of herbs, citrus, light spice. Tastes of citrus, caramel, floral. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightbias (362) - USA - OCT 17, 2015
I love a good bathtub beer. Something cool and refreshing always goes nicely with steaming water and soft bubbles tickling your skin. Matilda was the choice for the evening because of the style, as I’m just in the mood for some delightful funk. Here’s to hoping! - I love the delicate aroma from the neck; and pouring the beer into the tulip glass stirs a delightful combination of clove and fruit, with an earthy foundation that mellows the spice. The beer is golden amber with a minimal white head, frothy and penetrable. It clings heavy and wet to the tilted glass, and I draw a mouthful of the light-bodied brew, feeling the foam cling to my lip as I pull at the beer. The initial taste is an earthy barnyard character, a hint of banana and sweet dough that’s summed up in a dry swallow. There’s a light hops bite on my gums and the tender skin on the inside of my lips, but the dry finish eases that sting quickly. The same dryness allows the funky barnyard and nutty clove to cling to my mouth for an interminable amount of time! The yeast seems to want nothing more than to torment me; to drive me to another quaff to ease the funk and to refresh the flavors that are so complex when I exhale after the swallow. Breathe out...experience so much more. - A damn fine girl, this Matilda. I’d take her home anytime.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ippopotamo36 (995) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle, shared with Justin and friends in Rome-Italy. Pours semi clear orangey color, white cap with retention. Nose: funky notes, some fruit. Mouth: bit spicy, Belgian yeast, a bit watery. Ok ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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