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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

3,138 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,138
Reviews: 1,058
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 58
Gots: 172 | 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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Gump

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Goose Island India Pale Ale. My bottle has a green label.
Yellow, with white foamy head. Mostly clear with a touch of cloudy.

Now THAT'S a fresh, green hop aroma. Clean and sharp.
The hops come alive when they hit the back of my tongue. I want to chew it. Leaves my mouth dry.

The balance is high on the hops and low on the malt. The body suffers a little because of this. If not more malt, I would prefer a dash of roasted malts to add more dimension.

Drinkability is good.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2009 01:51:03 | More by Gump
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India Pale Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
85 out of 100 based on 3,138 ratings.