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Green Line - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Green Line
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601 Ratings
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Ratings: 601
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.69%
Wants: 9
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Honey color, bright American hop aroma, citrus flavor, light crisp body.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 02-09-2010)
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dali27

Illinois

3.35/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap into a weizen glass.

A: Hazy pale yellow in appearance. Decent head and retention.

S: A lot of sweet citrus and tropical fruit. Smells over the top sweet to me.

T: Sweet with big grainy flavor. Mild hop taste is in there, but mostly grains.

M: Light beer feel.

D: Easy to drink. Seems like a good sumertime drinker to me.

I would seriously compare this more to an American style wheat beer. From the presentation in the weizen glass to the sweet, grainy taste, this beer is like 312's better looking brother. Not a fan of 312, but this one was better than that.

Serving type: on-tap

02-11-2011 05:31:23 | More by dali27
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Green Line from Goose Island Beer Co.
81 out of 100 based on 601 ratings.