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Switchboard IPA - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Switchboard IPA
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 5.12%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 02-16-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

spycow, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of jeonseh
3.44/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On cask at GI Clybourn

A - Clear copper body with a light white creamy head with good lacing down the sides.

S - Light pine, slightly musky and mossy with light orange. There are also slight floral aspects

T - Light orange, slight musky, hints of pine mixed with the floral aspects. The light pine is what remains in the finish

MF - Creamy body the makes this easy to drink with this

O - Decent IPA with a really creamy mouth feel to it that makes it easy to drink

jeonseh, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

jdhasse, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of FreshHawk
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

FreshHawk, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in an imperial pint glass at the Clybourn brewpub.

Finally, a beer that harkens back to the days when switchboards controlled how we connected to each other via phones and operators. It pours a clear amber topped by a finger of cream foam. The nose comprises Creamsicle, sweet greens, and light grapefruit zest. The taste holds notes of pine needles, pine sap, orange rind, toffee, and plenty of grass. The body is a light medium, with a light carbonation and a smooth feel. Overall, a solid and enjoyable IPA, straight up.

TMoney2591, Feb 16, 2013
Switchboard IPA from Goose Island Beer Co.
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.