Goose Autumn Ale
Goose Island Beer Co.

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From:
Goose Island Beer Co.
 
Illinois, United States
Style:
American Amber / Red Ale
Ranked #180
ABV:
6.7%
Score:
83
Ranked #25,406
Avg:
3.67 | pDev: 9.81%
Reviews:
65
Ratings:
221
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 31, 2021
Added:
Dec 05, 2004
Wants:
  5
Gots:
  101
SCORE
83
Good
Goose Autumn AleGoose Autumn Ale
Notes: None
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Reviewed by chum_husk from Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
12oz bottle - review from notes

Tastes like rusty old dry leaves. I don't know what causes this flavor in amber and red ales, but when it's present I cannot fully enjoy the beer. And this one is full of that flavor

Big bag of leaves
Jul 31, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Dec 19, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by bdlusa from Texas

Jun 25, 2019
 
Rated: 3.79 by Chilmer from Iowa

May 23, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by Beerbuddha from Florida

Jan 30, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Jan 01, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by Bryan12345 from Texas

Sep 26, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by user785335 from Florida

Feb 12, 2017
 
Rated: 3.54 by zaraspook from Illinois

Dec 18, 2016
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

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.
Nov 25, 2016
 
Rated: 3.66 by Squire from Mississippi

Jun 28, 2016
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Reviewed by Act25 from New Jersey

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.
Jun 17, 2016
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Reviewed by BoldRulerVT from Vermont

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.
May 20, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by Whiskeydeez from Kansas

May 09, 2016
 
Rated: 3.99 by drstalker from Illinois

Apr 30, 2016
 
Rated: 3.25 by MonkeyPilates from Minnesota

Apr 14, 2016
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Reviewed by jaypaul522 from Iowa

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.
Mar 26, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by buckyp from South Carolina

Mar 25, 2016
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Reviewed by DJChaseTheBase from Illinois

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.
Mar 07, 2016
 
Rated: 3.61 by slipperysoup from Illinois

Mar 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by SPD656 from Illinois

Feb 23, 2016
 
Rated: 3.02 by bluehende from Delaware

Jan 27, 2016
 
Rated: 3.59 by HollandTunnels from Pennsylvania

Jan 27, 2016
 
Rated: 3.97 by Pintwacky from Indiana

Jan 26, 2016
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Reviewed by Brian_L-2056 from West Virginia

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.
Jan 26, 2016
 
Rated: 2.93 by MattFlynn410 from New Jersey

Jan 02, 2016
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Reviewed by troyvar from Minnesota

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.
Jan 02, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by Wamba from Illinois

Dec 31, 2015
 
Rated: 3.54 by CaptDavyJones from New York

Dec 27, 2015
 
Rated: 3.87 by egrace84 from Illinois

Dec 27, 2015
 
Rated: 3.99 by Duff27 from Illinois

Dec 23, 2015
 
Rated: 3.83 by Eeroomnhoj from Virginia

Dec 21, 2015
 
Rated: 4.25 by Furley80 from Pennsylvania

Dec 20, 2015
 
Rated: 3.88 by ackbar556 from New Mexico

Dec 17, 2015
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Reviewed by Troy-Hawaii from Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Part of a 12 pack variety. Amber color, medium carbonation, floral smell, slight bitterness, nutty malty taste, smooth, overall a pretty good beer from Goose Island.
Dec 13, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by mrcraft from California

Dec 12, 2015
 
Rated: 3.76 by bowzer4birdie from Illinois

Dec 11, 2015
 
Rated: 3.93 by Berg-the-Boiler from Illinois

Dec 10, 2015
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Rated by GStone899 from Minnesota

3.81/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Really pleasant amber / red ale. Slightly bitter aftertaste but overall good.
Dec 10, 2015
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Reviewed by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pretty good beer looks like a red ale through and through with great carbonation and lacing. Smell is hops and caramel sweetness and taste is as advertised with a spicy hop note that is both smooth and tasty. Mouthfeel is excellent it clean and hoppy with a medium body similar to an IPA.

Overall I may get this again if I find it quite good to sip on a Monday Night.
Dec 08, 2015
Goose Autumn Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 286 ratings