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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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829 Ratings
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Ratings: 829
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 7
Gots: 95 | 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:
Beer added by: a0lbudman on 11-15-2013

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Photo of jakethal
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rarebeerseeker
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeff_Winger
3.56/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of twb0392
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.95/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, copper color. 2/3 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of caramel malt, sweet malt, hops, rye, and alcohol. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of rye, hops, hint of citrus, sweet malt, caramel malt, and a hint of alcohol. Overall, good appearance, decent aroma, and decent body.

Photo of Kraty1
3.04/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of DantooineBBQ
4.05/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Greywulfken
3.63/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: medium amber with great clarity; few fingers of head if you want 'em; some lace arms trailed behind

S: mish-mash of pine and caramel and herbs and flowers - hints of sweeter, chewy grain beneath

T: toasted and slightly sweet grains ride the current of various herbal and floral hops; some fruitiness and something resinous, but both flavors fairly mild

M: medium-light body, mild carbonation, some slight tack on the finish

O: an okay pale ale, malts are right there with the hops, neither one overpowering the other; some wheaty character come through in the ale.

Photo of MHJeff06
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of schimschim
3.54/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stanale
4.06/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tgoldian
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lambpasty
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of walterk
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattyG85
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass. Bottled on November 6th, 2014.

Appearance: Pours copper orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Big two finger off white head which settles into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: An earthy and floral hop forward aroma with hints of grass, pine, and caramel. Upfront earthy and floral hops with hints of grass and pine resin. Light citrus hints of orange, lemon, and grapefruit. Pale malt with hints of caramel, grains, biscuit, cracker, and yeast. A pretty decent smell.

Taste: Like the smell hints at, an earthy and floral hop forward pale ale taste with notes of grass, pine, and caramel. Floral and earthy hops with some upfront notes of grass and pine. Light citrus notes of orange, grapefruit, and lemon zest. Balancing pale malt presence with notes of caramel, cracker, grains, biscuit, and yeast. A nice hoppy taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy, crisp, and pretty smooth.

Overall: A decent take on a pale ale. Nice earthy hops upfront with a solid caramel malt backing.

Photo of jgarvis
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattreitz49
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rodmanmarc
3.01/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MattM
4.31/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very nice, bright hoppy taste, smells of citrus and pine needles. Smooth and flavorful, just dances on your tongue, deceptively easy to drink given its higher ABV.

Photo of doremite
3.46/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rfgetz
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.64/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JackFlash
3.72/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 11/6/14. I thoughts this tasted a lot like Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA, another one of my favorites. Wonderfully balanced, and easy to drink.

Photo of pugsley
3.03/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cjgator3
3.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Ten Hills Pale Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
82 out of 100 based on 829 ratings.