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RATINGS: 1225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.

callmemickey's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (3891) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Hazy pale yellow body, moderate sized creamy white head, soapy lacing, Nose shows signs of orange, brett, light grains, gentle spices, and white wine. Flavor profile consists of similar, slightly more juicy notes. Medium to light bodied, effervescent carbonation, light tartness and acidity in the finish, refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (3710) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2015
(Goose Island Sofie) Bottle 750 ml from Dranken Geers, served into a big tulip at home, ABV 6.5% Bright, sunny yellow colour on the body, with a tall and thin white head, with goo retention. Aroma of grass, saison yeast, peppery notes, citrus. Nice taste, citrus, lemon flowers, grass, clean taste. Medium body, good amount of carbonation. Nice and refreshing, and highly drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1373) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 21, 2015
Rating #1326 -15.11.2014 - Bottle from Labatt guy. 6.5% Pours a hazy straw colour with a frothy white head, not much lacing. Aroma is of farmhouse yeast. Clean mouthfeel, medium carbonation, medium alcohol warmth. Taste is a crisp sweetness, tempered with herbal notes, mild sourness from the yeast. Pretty pleasant saison.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
c1raider (98) - New York, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Nice Belgium beer, citrus and sweet complexity. Yet this is still a Belgium beer that is not worth buying again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Murrow (92) - Kirkwood, Missouri, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours pale straw, very slight haze. Copious, fast-receding white head. Grapefruit and green apple on the nose. Very slight hint of something funky, but not unpleasant. Flavor is sharp, more apple, some citrus. Slight sweetness develops throughout, resolving with a tart, crisp finish. Thin mouthfeel, high carbonation. Refreshing, very pleasing and drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kvv104 (33) - - NOV 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours golden yellow with a green tint. Nice head that disappears quick. Taste great. Nice mouth feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniel0017 (426) - Yukon, CANADA - NOV 6, 2015
Hazy yellow, thick bubbly head. Musty fruit aroma. Crisp, sweet with tangy finish. Lively in mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thorongil2 (1967) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2015
(bottle) hazy, bright yellow colour with a tall white head; aroma of champagne, spice; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (8699) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle from Dranken Geers, Oostakker, Nr Gent, Belgie, consumed at Isobels, Eardisley, Herefordshire, Saturday 31st October 2015. Looks lovely and spritzy on the pour, lovely clean, zippy bubbles. Aroma fresh but also Belgian, clean, a touch of spice and orange peel. This is fresh in the mouth also, a seriously confident, classy beer. I like it but a big bottle on my own after a few beers was hard going. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov15 3.8

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightbias (359) - USA - OCT 31, 2015
A soft, spicy dough, accented with light oranges and with a gentle nudge of wine grapes. The light honey brew cascades into the glass and a soapy white head rises to two fingers above the surface.The aroma is mirrored in the flavor and the carbonation is as delicate as the rest of the experience. Refined and elegant and even the finish screams class. Very nice. I’ll be happy to open another when the need for a subtle nightcap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (4097) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of herbs, citrus, light spice, light vinegar. Tastes of light oak, citrus, floral, grassy notes, citrus peel. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

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