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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

3,153 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,153
Reviews: 1,058
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 58
Gots: 180 | 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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josephwa

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-24-2013 20:56:27 | More by josephwa
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-24-2013 20:30:38 | More by harpus
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Carcieri

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-23-2013 19:00:57 | More by Carcieri
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Graeme24

Ireland

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-23-2013 08:52:31 | More by Graeme24
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lpstar

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-23-2013 01:52:06 | More by lpstar
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bobbyc3

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-23-2013 00:34:47 | More by bobbyc3
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-22-2013 13:01:02 | More by BeerCon5
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slim2043

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-22-2013 02:59:52 | More by slim2043
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-21-2013 18:16:18 | More by jhillwastaken
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-21-2013 16:09:18 | More by ChrisL24481
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vishnyc

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-21-2013 05:08:09 | More by vishnyc
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-20-2013 23:50:13 | More by BRYeleJR
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miwestcoaster

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-20-2013 19:57:39 | More by miwestcoaster
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zismasterflex

Florida

2/5  rDev -46.8%

07-20-2013 03:15:39 | More by zismasterflex
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niiiv

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-20-2013 02:31:03 | More by niiiv
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thechief16

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-20-2013 01:44:47 | More by thechief16
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jjf3792

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-19-2013 17:38:34 | More by jjf3792
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jmccullough108

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-19-2013 15:12:12 | More by jmccullough108
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BlesstheHarvest

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-19-2013 13:15:36 | More by BlesstheHarvest
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NeilFlaiz

California

3/5  rDev -20.2%

07-19-2013 05:04:18 | More by NeilFlaiz
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alaimoa

Connecticut

3.49/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up in a mix pack and drank from the bottle. Smells of faint Citrix lemon, dried orange peel. Taste of of hop resin, mild sweetness, some faint tart citrus. Mouthfeel medium carbonation, fairly dry finish leaving mouth almost parched.
Overall tasty sipper and would purchase again like today where there weren't a lot of other options in the grocery store.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 22:01:18 | More by alaimoa
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sloelco

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-18-2013 04:05:38 | More by sloelco
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Caudalie

Quebec (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

07-17-2013 20:41:49 | More by Caudalie
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rms61moparman

Kentucky

2.55/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This beer pours a nice medium amber and leaves a 3/4" white head.
Floral hops and a mediocre mouthfeel give this beer a drinkable quality, however if you are used to the finer IPA's you will be disappointed.
This would be a very good transitional beer for those who were raised on the "Big 3" and are branching out into a better class of beer.
It is a "nice" beer and is certainly above the "norm" in this country, but I believe it was brewed more to be inoffensive to the majority than a really great I.P.A.
Overall it is a good, but certainly not great beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 18:51:30 | More by rms61moparman
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Cory-WC

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-17-2013 04:13:30 | More by Cory-WC
India Pale Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
85 out of 100 based on 3,153 ratings.