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En Passant - Goose Island Beer Co.

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En Passant
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83
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28 Ratings
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WillCarrera on 04-11-2012)
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

10-11-2013 04:08:02 | More by jegross2
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

09-15-2013 01:12:05 | More by C2H5
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-13-2013 13:48:16 | More by thewimperoo
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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

08-05-2013 21:47:39 | More by AKuehn47
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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nheinzie57

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-24-2013 02:13:12 | More by nheinzie57
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-16-2013 15:51:18 | More by brandoman63
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tjsdomer2

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Basically looks like a hef or a dark wheat ale. Solid golden with good lacing.

Smell: Sweet apple and lemon. Extremely crisp and refreshing. Good balance too.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Tastes exactly how it smells. This is the closest to cider a beer can get in my opinion. A bit thicker than cider, which is nice.

Overall Drinkability: A great crossover beer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-06-2013 04:21:34 | More by tjsdomer2
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-02-2012 04:21:10 | More by Hugonaut13
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JonathanSuarez

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

09-08-2012 03:40:24 | More by JonathanSuarez
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9%

08-10-2012 15:20:41 | More by smartassboiler
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sgoro

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-04-2012 18:18:53 | More by sgoro
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MaximalC

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-01-2012 04:02:42 | More by MaximalC
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AaronBurr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-10-2012 21:34:14 | More by AaronBurr
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Sean9689

Illinois

3.35/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap @ Binny's South Loop for the Goose Takeover.

A - Pours a darker reddish/orange color, off-white head.

S - Fruit-forward, light spice, some burnt sugars in there too. The Blood Oranges come through almost like a Grand Marnier type taste.

T - Malty grains, blood orange notes, sweet Grand Marnier-esk notes, oak. Really tastes like some type of craft cocktail almost...but it's a beer. :D Very fruity. Finish is sweet fruits and toasted malts.

M - Medium body (a bit too much for 4.5%), good carbonation, slight sweet finish with some booze.

O - I finished my pour, but really didn't want anymore then that. It's an "okay" Fruit Beer, but I couldn't drink much at all. That day, there were too many other awesome Goose beers to enjoy.

Serving type: on-tap

06-06-2012 14:30:13 | More by Sean9689
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

05-20-2012 14:20:37 | More by apocalypsezombie
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damuts222

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9%

05-13-2012 01:02:51 | More by damuts222
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Guest tap at the Hay Market. I could not refuse something with blood oranges and it served me right, making it juicy and oh so drinkable. An enjoyable sourness and acceptable earthyness. Appropriate carbonation and middling mouthfeel. A good experience. The Goose is still loose.

Serving type: on-tap

05-11-2012 23:53:09 | More by Sammy
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stbo101

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-06-2012 13:39:42 | More by stbo101
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birchstick

Colorado

3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap at the Map Room. Pours orangish color without much of a head. Nose is pure orange with some marmalade and a touch of cereal malts. Sweet fruits upfront move to a bit of a spicy rye. A blast of orange comes in at the back and really dominates the palate. Mouth is carbonated and medium bodied. Overall, intereting concept and well executed. Recommended if you can find it.

Serving type: on-tap

04-27-2012 05:17:05 | More by birchstick
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CPditka

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

04-26-2012 13:20:00 | More by CPditka
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sbricker

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

04-25-2012 22:30:33 | More by sbricker
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BlackBeerPirate

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this ale on tap at the Tap House Grill in Westmont. It was a tapping of the new Goose Island Fulton & Woods series, called En Passant. I met two of the three brewers/brewsters responsible for this unique ale.

Taste- Complex, rye grains, tangy, semi sweet, blood orange citrus notes, hint of Bourbon and bitters.
Color- Dark Amber
Clarity- Unfiltered/semi opaque
Scent - Complex semi sweet unique nose
Body - Medium
Appearance - Delicate tight refined bubbled head that produce some nice Belgian lace.

I'm not yet sure if I like blood oranges quite, but there was that old fashioned cocktail feel to this ale.
good show mates

Serving type: on-tap

04-23-2012 02:46:53 | More by BlackBeerPirate
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Goose Island signature glass at the VH WhirlyBall.

Didn't think I'd encounter this little number when we shambled our way into WB tonight. Good nightcap for a Hawks victory. It pours a cloudy russet-amber-sienna topped by a half-finger of cream-tan foam. The nose comprises orange peel, ruby red grapefruit rind, light toasted biscuit, and a touch of toffee. It works as a sorta fruity mild at this point. The taste starts off with a small blast of mild blood orange, already swimming in a brine of caramel, followed by a bready, slightly toffee-y layer, which then leads into a combination hard water (think English ale-style mineral-ed water) and very light grassy hops. After the initial shock of blood orange, the mild-ness sets back in, and everything behaves accordingly. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly dry finish. Overall, I think this was a nice little experiment of sorts, but I don't think the citrus did this thing any favors. Without it, it would have been a pretty tasty mild; with it, it's a strangely fruity FrankenMild. Still not bad, just not as good as I think it could have been...

Serving type: on-tap

04-22-2012 06:33:42 | More by TMoney2591
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En Passant from Goose Island Beer Co.
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