Goose IPA | Goose Island Beer Co.

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Goose IPAGoose IPA
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5,396 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:
#28,306
Reviews:
1,373
Ratings:
5,396
pDev:
12.13%
Bros Score:
3.18
 
 
Wants:
142
Gots:
1,698
Trade:
4
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Photo of redleg64
3.54/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DWeavie
3.61/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer came in a 16 ounce can, 2 for $3+tax, not bad for the price. The beer looks golden and has a citrus/anise smell, really sweet and it complements the tase well. The Semi-Smooth feel going down with the moderate 5.9% ABV makes this beer a go to when I need a good, but cheap relaxer.

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Photo of IckyT2012
3.55/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopsandHeads1981
3.7/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EKubik
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of bigdog3838
3.67/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sid_Smith
3.93/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of adam36
3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1971bernat
2.5/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BigCheese
3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DavetotheB
3.57/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Drake89
3.14/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sb17
4.15/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BenHoppy
3.17/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Bright citrus aroma.

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Photo of arr3388
3.27/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TerryMills
3.46/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Probably not a fair review since the bottle date is July and this is december lol..

With that said , I still like it and there is plenty of hop presence , very low bitterness and lots of sweet malty flavor to balance it ..

Almost like a less juicy and fruity new England ipa..

There are certainly better ipa's to be had but this one is a fine beer, very drinkable .

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Photo of Anayalator
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BAHartman
3.21/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RMW66
3.59/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scottmstop
2.76/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Not bad just isn't my favorite IPA personally. I find it slightly too sweet, I feel like it either needs slightly more hops or slightly more alcohol to really put it over the top. Leaves a sugary taste/lots of saliva whenever I drink more than one or two pints of it.

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

Tasted from a draught pour in a pint glass. Poured with minimal collar and offers light orange hue. I felt it had decent nos of sweet floral. An english, not American IPA as the server suggested so mild for sure. pretty good overall.

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Photo of AyatollahGold
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SiepJones
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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Goose IPA from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 5,396 ratings
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