Goose Island’s Pere Jacques

Goose Island’s Pere Jacques is listed on BevMo!’s as a customer favorite. There are endless reviews of the craft beer all over the Internet, and for good reason. Here are some details of the brew from Goose Island:

Brewer’s Notes:

Brewed with loads of malt and Belgian yeast, Pere Jacques is a wonderfully fruity, malty ale. Pere Jacques’ complex flavors stand shoulder to shoulder with the Belgian Dubbels enjoyed in the world’s finest beer bars. At the dining table it’s the perfect alternative to a glass of vintage port.

Recipe Information:

Style: Belgian Style Abbey Ale

Alcohol by Volume: 8.7%

International Bitterness Units: 26

Color: Warm Molasses

Hops: Saaz

Malt: 2-Row, Wheat, Caramel, Rye Flakes, Special B, Candy Sugar

Serving Suggestions:

Preferred Glass: Wide Mouth Glass
Food Pairings: Pere Jacques pairs with a wide variety of foods, its intense flavors complement rich flavors like bittersweet chocolate or wild game and contrast with spicy flavors like curries.

Cheese Pairings: Aged Gouda, Stilton
Cellaring Notes: Develops in the bottle for up to 5 years


Year Round 
Bottles: 4pks, 765mL
Draft: 1/6 & 1/2bbl

World Beer Championships Recognition:

Judging Category: Abbey Dubbel Ale

2011: Gold Medal


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