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Ten Hills Pale Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ten Hills Pale AleTen Hills Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
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681 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 681
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 4
Gots: 40 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: a0lbudman on 11-15-2013)
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2/5  rDev -44.6%

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2/5  rDev -44.6%

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2/5  rDev -44.6%

03-23-2014 17:18:57 | More by KC9LDB
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Indiana

2/5  rDev -44.6%

04-20-2014 23:36:43 | More by Kyrojack
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

2.11/5  rDev -41.6%

Sampling right now on 3/24/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a pint glass.

Pours a copper-orange in color with a thin white head that lasted through the drinking. Lots of lacing was seen with each sip. The aroma is of various hops and grains. The taste is the same with a slight citrus and floral coming through, BUT ends with a bitter and dry aftertaste. Seems to get stronger with each sip. Ended up pouring about half of it out since it was too 'hoppy' for my liking.

03-24-2014 21:51:12 | More by BeerWithMike
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SteveJeremy

Connecticut

2.3/5  rDev -36.3%

Perhaps my taste-buds don't appreciate pale ales and IPAs properly, but I have yet to find one of either category that I like. They taste like soapy water mixed with intolerably bitter hops, in my opinion. Could barely finish Goose Island's Ten Hills Pale Ale, with every sip becoming harsher and harsher in terms of flavoring. Perhaps I'm just not one for these kinds of beers, however, I can at least appreciate that more time, effort, and labor goes into these than your average macrobrew. As usual, I'm stuck at the corner of admiration and recognition rather than actual appreciation.

07-14-2014 04:08:46 | More by SteveJeremy
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Meyers1023

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

08-09-2014 02:54:24 | More by Meyers1023
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Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

01-04-2014 18:11:29 | More by Hugonaut13
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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

11-22-2013 03:28:26 | More by hollywood_15063
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JVB

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

01-26-2014 20:04:44 | More by JVB
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mojohawk21

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

05-24-2014 19:19:59 | More by mojohawk21
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Adkins1203

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

03-07-2014 05:34:24 | More by Adkins1203
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Wiscodrinker

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

02-14-2014 00:47:06 | More by Wiscodrinker
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Jersh67

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

02-20-2014 16:27:26 | More by Jersh67
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WynnO

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

01-08-2014 04:10:50 | More by WynnO
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

12-18-2013 04:21:54 | More by TheBigBoy
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SBoeckman72

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

07-26-2014 07:06:36 | More by SBoeckman72
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John_Squires

New York

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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United Kingdom (Wales)

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

2.79/5  rDev -22.7%

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

The beer is a shiny clear dark amber color. A foamy cream colored head recedes to a nice layer of film with random bubbly lacing on the glass.

The aroma is very spicy, which overpowers the malt and hop presence. Some floral notes are in there as well.

The taste starts with subtle sweetness then heads into a tangy black tea note. Woody spices and faint hops finish the profile.

The mouthfeel is harsh. Too carbonated, perhaps.

Overall, there's something about the taste and aroma that I cannot identify that makes me not care for this beer much.

02-02-2014 19:07:11 | More by JuicesFlowing
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FlopTheNuts

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.9%

02-04-2014 01:04:41 | More by FlopTheNuts
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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.9%

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beergorrilla

Michigan

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-11-2014 01:34:35 | More by beergorrilla
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Ten Hills Pale Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
82 out of 100 based on 681 ratings.