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Hale's Supergoose DIPA - Hale's Ales Brewery & Pub

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BA SCORE
85
very good

158 Ratings
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 4
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hale's Ales Brewery & Pub visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: John_M on 04-05-2009

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of florisj135
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I thought the review function was optional?

Photo of Murrobert
4.69/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Strong, tasty, hoppy, and pairs perfect with pizza

Photo of Ajlvt
4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Niceroad77
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sourdog
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of Donkster46
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of grubefresh
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Aznb3n
1.6/5  rDev -57.8%

Photo of mr-jj
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Aleforme
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Mok
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of yeaprolly
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Juno_Malone
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of BeaverAL7
4.2/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Tom-Peters
3.72/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of kgoings
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

Pours a finger and half of tight head on a cloudy medium straw colored body.
The aroma has pine needles and pineapple.
The taste starts with a sharp bitter note, rounded out by a good dose of malt and almost fruity sweetness and finishes with a long dry bitter note. Great profile.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Excellent.

Photo of Beerandboards
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of Shaimless
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of mactrail
3.53/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Very attractive sudsy pour in the tall Maredsous goblet. Golden, orange tinted brew with a spritzy mouthfeel. Aroma is a little piney with a gardenia hint in the nose.

Big hops from start to finish. Plenty of bitterness. Toasty malt, a biscuity taste. The hops go through a shuffle of flavors, with the grilled mango and sweet tangerine being followed by the grapefruit peel. Very bitter finish. Not a bad IPA for sipping, but the pain versus pleasure ratio is somewhat lower than many.

From the 12 oz can purchased at Special Brews in Lynnwood, Washington. On this newer packaging the label says 7.0 percent.

Photo of Spikester
3.39/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Very hazy orange with a two fingers of cream colored head that recedes rather soon leaving nice rings of lace.
Smell is mostly sweet malts. I can't pick out any hops aromas.
Taste is big time sweet malts with a light amount of hop bitterness.
Mouthfeel is medium with just enough carbonation. Lightly bitter somewhat dry finish.
overall a middle of the road DIPA. Nothing bad about it just too many big competitors.
About 10 to 20% more hops would do it. With no date on the can I can't tell if the beer might be a bit old. If I see it on tap I will give it another try.

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of MikeThumel
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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Hale's Supergoose DIPA from Hale's Ales Brewery & Pub
85 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.