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Goose Island Squirrel Head Strong Ale
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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   ABV: -
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2007
Deep amber under sudsy white. MIld hop aroma with a pepperd character that rings of pepperoni. Add to that a touch of green asparagus and I can only guess that Iím hungry. Iíd estimate the ABV at ~8%. Thick and smooth with a sweet, malty backdrop to the citrusy flavor.

<font size=-4>On cask at <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/events-detail.asp?eve of the Living Ales III, Goose Island Wrigleyville 03/03/07</font>


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sersdf (1015) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2007
NotLA3. my favorite beer at the festival probably. quite malty but terrifically well balanced. tons of round flavor, which was a nice departure from the dead horse hops everything else was. a tiny bit of wood

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cornfield (5473) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2007
Nice treat for this hop-head. Itís an amber colored brew with a scant head that laces nicely nonetheless. I donít know what the ABV is, but something about this beer lends a whiskey-like touch to the otherwise malty, hopped up aroma. Nicely balanced but with a slight sourness, the earthy hops build up in the flavor that ends on a hop-head pleasing bitter note. Nice.

<font size=-4><a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/events-detail.asp?eve of the Living Ales III, Goose Island - Wrigleyville, Chicago, IL, 3/3/2007.<font size=-1>

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zeswaft (1368) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 5, 2007
Cask at NotLA 2007 GI-wrigleyville. Surprised nobody entered this yet. This was my #2 vote of the night. Another realy hoppy strong ale amongst the others but more balanced and enjoyable than puckering hops. amber color. from the clybourn brewpub. I like how GI is brewing more of this hoppy beers, or dry-hopping matilda with simcoe hops. then again iím a hophead.


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