RateBeer
Home >

Goose Island Session Saison - "Lacto"

Goose Island Session Saison - "Lacto"
     click to upload


 No Score 

Requires
more ratings

Serve in Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is the take-two from the Goose Island Session Saison series. This hazy golden hued beer is brewed with just a small amount of Lactobacillus for a smooth, light sourness. Not as tart as the "Lambicus", but still has enough complexity to wow the most discerning palates. Bright accessible, refreshing, with edges of citrus and a clean simple finish.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8357) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2008
Tap at Blind Tiger. Aroma is softer than the first two beers, nice spiciness and a soft grassy/straw flavour. Fairly soft with a nice light tartness. Flavour is decent. A soft lightly cooling minty character. Light tropical citrus with a bit of cherry and lean pale malts. Crackery and lean with a touch of lemony flavour. Nice beer... but I think I prefer the clausenii and lambicus versions.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnQPublic (387) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 20, 2008
Draught @ BTAH. Pours hazy light yellow, thin white head. Nose is light, bit of crisp wheat and citrus, and a very subtle, round, lactic sour note. Flavor is again light, with some very light grassy hops peeking through, crisp wheat a a hint of lemon, with the lacto showing up with a round, almost off-sweet lightly sour note. My favorite of three variants. Very subtle, but my god, I could have drank it all night, and been happy doing so. Light body, lightly reserved carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - NOV 19, 2008
Tap at the Blind Tiger Goose Island Event: Pours a hazy light golden with a fading white head. Has a crisp aroma- sweet lemon peel, tart-ish wheaty notes, and a Belgian estery presence (No funkiness) Crisp and fairly light feel to the body, with a mild tartness in the flavor. Some lemon peel character, with just a brief lactic suggestion. The yeast profile leans to sweet esters, slightly bubblegum-like. The finish has a decent hop character offering a succinct citrusy bitterness. Not bad, it just didn’t have any surfaced funkiness or sour character. Middle of the road yeast character.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »





Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50