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Imperial IPA - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Imperial IPAImperial IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

485 Ratings
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Ratings: 485
Reviews: 329
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%
Wants: 118
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Draft only as of 2008.

(Beer added by: cretemixer on 11-24-2003)
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4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
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This poured out as a nice clear orange color with a soapy white head on top. The retention is thin but has a very nice sticky lacing. The smell of the beer is packed with fruity pine-like hops. Very fresh and bright aromas on the nose. The taste is really good as well, lots of sweetness balanced with a great bitterness. The flavored of fruit and malt mix really well with a subtle resin finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied gently carbonated. Overall this is a very good IIPA.

Serving type: on-tap

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2.76/5  rDev -34.3%
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picked up a sixer at local grocer, served at around 60° poured into a pint glass
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alright now down to the tasting , by nose possibly cascade hops ..dry hopped
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Imperial IPA from Goose Island Beer Co.
93 out of 100 based on 485 ratings.