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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

3,167 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,167
Reviews: 1,058
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 59
Gots: 185 | 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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jawlessbody

Indiana

3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a tumbler.

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy golden orange with 1.5 fingers worth of off white head. Leaves a good bit of lacing on the glass.

Smell: Citrusy orange, grapefruit, and lemon notes compliment a spicy, floral hop aroma.

Taste: Bready maltiness off set with a good amount of piney, floral hops. Lacking the citrus flavors I really enjoy in a good IPA, though.

Mouthfeel: Very crisp, and easy to drink with moderate carbonation.

Overall: This wasn't a bad brew, but I was really let down by the flavor. Everything else about this beer is pretty great, but the flavor is just lacking the complexity that I've come to expect from really great IPA's. Solid brew, but not sure I'll be coming back to it, especially with how saturated the market is with IPA's right now.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2014 16:22:01 | More by jawlessbody
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India Pale Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
85 out of 100 based on 3,167 ratings.