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Ten Hills Pale Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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82
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746 Ratings
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Ratings: 746
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 7
Gots: 58 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: a0lbudman on 11-15-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.16/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 12/05/14, uber fresh.

A- Clarified amber body with some ruby hints when light shows through. The cap forms to about a half inch with a creamy consistency and pretty good retention. One large sheet of thin lace and some spots beside that.

S- What comes to me first is a hint of juicy fruit hops like apricot, tangerine and orange. Rounding the aroma out is caramel malt sweets, toasted cereal grains and pale malts.

T- Hops seem to lose a bit of the steam they carried in the aroma. They become more herbal and citrus forward rather than some of the juiciness. Orange zest first and foremost with notes of caramel sweets, cereal grains, citrus pith bitters and an herbal tone.

MF- A bit above light bodied with the carbonation coming in at a medium-high level. Creaminess comes down on the palate with a silky and frothy overall texture. Finishes light-medium bitter.

Not bad. The aroma had me fairly excited at first but the malts and a fair sweetness combine to distract from the freshness of the hops. Solid but not all that noteworthy.

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4.24/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.8/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.28/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.8/5  rDev +33%

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3.8/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.03/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass. #properglassware that guy!

Great looking pale ale, deep in amber color, nearly red with great copper dark orange clear body color. Off white creamy head, three fingers tall and slowly settles with a bit of a small cap and some leggy lacing on the sides, if a bit minimal.

Solid simple nose. Seems to hint more to English fruity character a bit, but some mild sweet caramel and nice brown sugar like toasty notes on the aroma. Clean and inviting. Very nice and solid pale ale.

Palate is real interesting. Fruity ale and some interesting spicy hop notes almost hinting towards grass and herbs of noble like variety. Hints of berried red fruit, lots of clove and spice with a mild caramel malt sensation. Hints almost toward a jammy like finish too, with a good thick malt backbone.

Real fun pale ale, very solid and drinkable and delicious.

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.44/5  rDev -4.7%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

picked up a sixer of this easy drinker. This is a nice balanced pale ale not overly hoppy with a little bit of spice and slightly bitter. A nice holiday beer.

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3.72/5  rDev +3%

Light copper color. Mildly hoppy nose.

The malt could have been more substantial but there is a nice hop bitter finish to this offering.

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.92/5  rDev +8.6%

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3.8/5  rDev +5.3%

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Ten Hills Pale Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
82 out of 100 based on 746 ratings.