Goose Autumn Ale | Goose Island Beer Co.

Goose Autumn AleGoose Autumn Ale
BA SCORE
47.7%
Liked This Beer
3.67 w/ 279 ratings
Goose Autumn AleGoose Autumn Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
gooseisland.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kmpitz2 on 12-05-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,854
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
279
Liked:
133
Avg:
3.67/5
pDev:
9.81%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
100
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 279 |  Reviews: 63
Photo of user785335
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of GuyFawkes
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled 7/21/15; drank 9/7/15 @ the Yarchives.

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

See-through ruby red appearance.

A rough pour yielded a big khaki head; a curtain of frothy lace.

Caramel, pine & apple cider notes in the nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Mild apple cider & caramel flavors up front; a bitter, dry pine finish. Drinkable but not enjoyable; not much flavor & a harsh finish.

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Photo of Squire123
3.66/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Act25
3.81/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Goose does most things right, and at scale, including this autumn ale.

A)
Pours a deep amber body with a one finger dense foamy white head. Reasonable retention and lacing.

S) best part. The smell features a bright malt, fall feel (wet leaves, grass, decay, spice) and a lasting hop.

T) The taste follows smell and is balanced between sweet, yet clean malt core and a piney/ grassy hop finish.

F) mouthfeel is toward the chewy, fall, fatter spectrum.

Easy going, but one is enough because of the sweetness, and a tasty and an easy drinking ale.

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Photo of BoldRulerVT
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the 12 oz bottle into a snifter.
Pours a medium amber with solid clarity and very minimal head.
Aromas are toffee and some lightly roasted malts.
Flavor is ok, pretty one note with toffee and mellow roasted sweetness.
Mouthfeel was ok, a touch sticky as expected,.
All in all, an ok beer.

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Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drstalker
3.99/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonkeyPilates
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jaypaul522
3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark golden color. Smells like malt and slight hops. Taste is very clean, and strong. This is a medium bodied ale with big flavor that is very satisfying to drink.

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Photo of buckyp
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DJChaseTheBase
3.38/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 pack of bottles. This was a fun beer for the season, but had quite a rough after taste to it. Great tasting caramel flavors with way to many hops. I won't scoop this up again next fall. Way to many better seasonal beers.

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Photo of slipperysoup
3.61/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SPD656
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bluehende
3.02/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HollandTunnels
3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pintwacky
3.97/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Brian_L-2056
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Found this marked down at local beer store for $4 6-packs, so I bought a case of it and took a chance. Pours a beautiful burn orange/ amber color with as much head as you want on your beer. Light carbonation and plenty of lacing as well. The smell is definitely marzen/Oktoberfest like and maybe hints of citrus and caramel. Initial taste is also Marzen like and smooth. There is a developing bitterness at the end with a dry finish. Overall, I was pleasantly surprised with this brew. It is an honest full flavored beer.

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Photo of MattFlynn410
2.93/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of troyvar
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint glass, shows light carbonation and a creamy head that doesn't last long. Lacing doesnt hold up on the glass but the pine/hop nose is very nice and the red copper color is clear and clean. Medium/light mouthfeel and dry finish make this a beer one I'll buy again, good seasonal.

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Photo of Wamba
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of egrace84
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Duff27
3.99/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Eeroomnhoj
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Goose Autumn Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 47.7% out of 100 with 279 ratings
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