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India Pale Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,278 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,278
Reviews: 1,060
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 58
Gots: 240 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bourbon color, grapefruit aroma, fruity hop flavor, dry body.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-01-2002)
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India Pale Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
85 out of 100 based on 3,278 ratings.