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Silver Jubilee - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Silver Jubilee
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BA SCORE
85
very good

37 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 37
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 8.16%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: kevanb on 05-13-2013)
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750ml bottle, green wax, poured into a GI 25th Anniversary Half Pint glass.

The beer pours a nice copper color, fairly clear complexion with a finger or so of white, soapy head that has good retention and leaves behind a nice network of sticky lace. The aroma is of light hops, mild pine with soft citrus with a touch of fresh flowers that quickly transitions to smooth, rich bready malt. The flavors are nice, the hops are a bit more aggressive on the tongue, bitter pine with nice grapefruit and lemongrass before a rush of sweet malt counters the bitter hops. The balance is nice, and this is definitely more assertive than the typical hoppy beer than Goose Island brews, which I like. The body is nice, crisp carbonation that is prickly on the tongue that coats the mouth well and finishes with a lightly creamy touch while still being fairly dry and bitter.


Verdict: A nice Imperial Pale Ale from Goose Island. It's a bit of a departure from their usual English influence, but the balance is nice and the alcohol is well hidden. What's lacking is a bit of complexity and panache, but this is definitely an enjoyable beer.

kevanb, May 13, 2013
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Silver Jubilee from Goose Island Beer Co.
85 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.