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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

3,142 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,142
Reviews: 1,058
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 58
Gots: 176 | 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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Bauzen

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3.64/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy orange in color. Nice thin layer of foam atop the glass.

Smells hoppy, a bit of citrus, but mild and slightly malty.

Flavor tends to underwhelm. It's got all the characteristics of an IPA but very little bite. Super mellow beer compared to similar beers in its class. I hoped for more from Goose Island, but it never came. Even the finish is dry and forgettable.

Overall, I probably won't revisit this beer. It's a solid option if there's nothing else, but it's hardly impressionable if it's your first time sampling Goose Island. They have far better offerings, and I suggest starting with those.

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2013 03:27:37 | More by Bauzen
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India Pale Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
85 out of 100 based on 3,142 ratings.