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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
84
good

3,728 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,728
Reviews: 1,101
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 11.5%
Wants: 85
Gots: 468 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-01-2002

Bourbon color, grapefruit aroma, fruity hop flavor, dry body.
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Photo of Barnoloid
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigbutter
3.48/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chris19
4.15/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of matty
2.77/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Way too much hops for me.

Photo of Tarheel219
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Teaguemonie
3.89/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AKAweezywee
4.8/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I love IPA's and this is one of the better ones that I've had.

Photo of Rizzy17
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Subvette
3.42/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DarksideGeek
4.3/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dd43
3.56/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Greywulfken
3.82/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: deep golden and clear ale underneath a head as big as ya wanna pour it - that'll leave lots of lacy mess down the glass

S: fruit and herb notes, but with slight medicinal and resinous characteristics, suggestions of the sweeter pale malts beneath

T: fruitier than the nose, with a shellac in the background; bright fruit point pop out from the slightly sweet malt base

M: has a particular feel common to other English-styled beers I've had a slight, polish, a varnish - slight and with a bit of tack and chew - but then its gone...

O: a nice ale, though I am admittedly partial to the more American approach to the IPA - presents a clean body with subtler hop expressions than you'd get in many American IPAs. The malts are sturdier, and the ale has distinct character.

Photo of glinnebur
3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OneBigPuma
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Delicious Beer easily my favorite

Photo of Johna2534
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Amazing beer easily one of my favorites

Photo of jvodom
4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of grahuba
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MJW211
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

one of the best IPA's ive ever had. not super hoppy but deff an ipa

Photo of ryanmcd
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerjamieson
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FRNX
4.26/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Robmgm
3.21/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nice Amber color, lite hoppy smell, hoppy bitterness, lite mouth feel. Good IPA for a 5.9 alc, 55 IBU

Photo of MrDell
4.09/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WKyle
3.92/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

India Pale Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
84 out of 100 based on 3,728 ratings.