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Heaven's Gate - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

27 Ratings
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Tan color, guava aroma, caramel and grapefruit flavor, medium body.

(Beer added by: jegross2 on 07-12-2013)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a nonic pint at the Clybourn brewpub, quick review from written notes.

Dark saturated orange with bright clarity. Concentric rings of drippy lace that look like ladder rungs. Lasting surface coverage as well, compact layer of foam sits on top for awhile.

Dry hoppy aroma, earthy with a slight hint of papaya in there, but it's very subtle.

Pine sap bitterness dominates, lightly malty in the middle, not really fruity, missing the advertised tangerine and papaya. Medium bodied and dry, slight residual stickiness. Overall it's a good IPA, though not tropical or exotic in the least.

emerge077, Dec 22, 2013
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap @ GI Clybourn

A - Medium amber. Cloudy. Thin layer of white head.

S - Tangerine, pine, grapefruit and some honey sweetness.

T - Moderate bitterness. Pine, tangerine, peach. Some caramel sweetness.

M - Medium body. Oily. Light carbonation.

TheSevenDuffs, Jul 22, 2013
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Heaven's Gate from Goose Island Beer Co.
86 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.