Goose IPA | Goose Island Beer Co.

Goose IPAGoose IPA
BA SCORE
3.71/5
5,332 Ratings
Goose IPAGoose IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our India Pale Ale recalls a time when ales shipped from England to India were highly hopped to preserve their distinct taste during the long journey. The result is a hop lover’s dream with a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, and long hop finish.

55 IBUs

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,989
Reviews:
1,364
Ratings:
5,332
pDev:
11.86%
Bros Score:
3.18
 
 
Wants:
141
Gots:
1,657
Trade:
4
HISTOGRAM
 
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3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tbone2131
3.64/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skillet
3.64/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stengelfoot
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of srubin1392
3.67/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bloodsnot77
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of insouciantx
3.24/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pro45
4.01/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16ounce can. Pours a light gold. Big white head. Nose is lemon and hops. Some faint pine and citrus. Taste is lemon, lemon peel, grapefruit pith, hops. Light mouthfeel and this a perfect session beer. Very nice. Possibly the best EIPA I've had.

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Photo of YeastEnthusiast
3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dandy14
3.98/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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2.8/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of nelson88
3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mkh012
3.2/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of UPMD_Bill
3.63/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pale amber, lots of bubbles. Smell is mild citrus, taste is bready with some citrus notes. Comes out a little sweeter with less hops than I think of for an IPA. Easy drinking though.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Expected it to be hoppier but guess what, you got me again with the label design. Also too sweet for me

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.46/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spectru
3.89/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A rich golden color with a high foamy head that recedes to cover the top of the glass and cling to the sides. Nice aroma and a rich but mild taste, not sharp, not too hoppy. A mild pleasant IPA.

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3.92/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheRock7755
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of swim
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PuffySAJ
4.31/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Not a bad IPA. Wonderful smell. That makes it enticing. Nice taste of hops. Good flavor. I like a little more carbonation but it has a decent amount. Not as citrusy as I like my IPA's but still a well balanced flavor. I would drink it again.

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3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of the_awesometeer
4.04/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer is a clear golden color with a thick foamy head and mild carbonation. The beer gives a nice aroma of hops. You get some citrus, followed by a hint of earthy malts. The beer is sweet upfront, sorta like a sweet punch flavor almost. That is then followed by the bitterness and citrus flavors. The beer has no real carbonation feel to it, drying, and is medium bodied.

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Goose IPA from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 5,332 ratings
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