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Fermented with wild yeasts and aged in wine barrels with orange peel, Sofie is a tart, dry, sparkling ale. A subtle, spicy white pepper note, a hint of citrus from the orange peel and a creamy vanilla finish make Sofie an intriguing choice for Champagne drinkers and beer drinkers who are fond of Belgian Saisons.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8907) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2010 Sample at the 1st annual Columbus Beerfest on 05/28/10: This beer is a mostly clear golden color with a thin off-white head that burns away quickly. Rings of lacing. The aroma is peppery spices and yeast along with some malt. Medium body with flavors of yeast, citrusy hops, malt and spices. The finish is lightly hopped with a yeast aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MJGG (952) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 30, 2010
Bouteille de 22 oz, rapportée de Chicago. Arômes de levure de saison, belle touche d’agrumes. Robe blonde et trouble, très belle mousse et effervescence active. En bouche, la levure est présente avec des touches de bananes et de fruits, mais semble moins rustique qu’au nez. Belle touche d’agrumes. Le passage dans les fûts de chêne se fait sentir par une finale légèrement vineuse et boisée. Intéressant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yemenmocha (659) - Glendale, Arizona, USA - MAY 29, 2010
Pours a rather bright golden color with very slight haze, large bubbled head, and tons of lace. Tons of carbonation in this beer that is mesmerizing to watch. Nose has some orange & funky yeasty aromas. On the palate there is a nice citrus flavor with light wheaty malt. Easy drinking and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bretupdegraff (242) - Fishers, Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2010
very very good. Had this paired with Grilled Salmon and Swordfish - amazing flavor and light enought to go well with Seafood and dinner. Can’t wait to try again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (7052) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 26, 2010
Bottle. 2010 vintage. Light golden beer with a whitish head. Yeast and spice aroma with a light fruitiness. Fruity (orange and white wine) flavor with spice and yeast. Medium bodied. Fruit and yeast lingers with light spice and light sweet malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zombywoof (450) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - MAY 23, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2011 Aroma of hay cereal perfume banana and clove. Sweet with citrus yeast and floral notes.Soft palate with a creamy mouthfeel and lingering aftertaste. Nice saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koopa (338) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Appearance: 22oz bomber poured into an Einbecker Dunkel glass. Pours a fairly transparent golden color with a 1 finger white crown that rapidly dissipates and leaves behind small swirls of lace. Smell: Belgian yeast, pale malt, a touch of orange, and some spice notes. Taste: Loads of belgian yeast and a good portion of curaco(sp?) orange peel, and a slightly bitter finish. Mouthfeel: Crisp and on the lite side of medium bodied. Drinkability: Easy drinker... Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-17-2009

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
petematte46 (330) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2010
Loved it. Nose of orange with a little funk. Clear, crisp sharp bite of tartness and zest. Very drinkable!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jarow (237) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 19, 2010
Bottle. Pours a light and clear golden yellow with a short-lived foamy white head. Nose is sweet, spicy, and fruity with moderate citrus and some vanilla. Light, heavily carbonated, dry. Nice spicing and a good hit of fruity tones with some mild yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldMrCrow (2034) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Bottle (Gotta love the label -- gorgeous packaging).

Probably my favorite goose island beer to date, especially if I don’t view it as a saison. Aroma is the distinctive house character of their belgian-style yeast, plus a very nice tart oaky bite from the wine barrels. Too strong on the banana esters for my taste and too sweet for a saison in my book, it nonetheless is a very nice beer largely because of the magic that took place in the barrels.

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