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Goose IPA | Goose Island Beer Co.

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3.71/5
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5,373 Ratings
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:
#27,943
Reviews:
1,369
Ratings:
5,373
pDev:
12.13%
Bros Score:
3.18
 
 
Wants:
142
Gots:
1,683
Trade:
4
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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

Photo of Josedejsvega
2.74/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Eastern_Lee
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of LjpateII
2/5  rDev -46.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Tastes like budweiser. Did it always??

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Photo of MADmichael1969
3.3/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice I will call it ip lite.

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Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.14/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dbauer
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Big_Dog1
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Deets
3.47/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeckDeanAmbrose
2.25/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

On draft at Buffalo Wild Wings. Arrived in a standard "Shaker" pint glass. Lots of bubbles streaming. Color was weak tea with a decent head of foam. Very faint aroma. Taste was mild and what I would describe as just okay. Mouth feel was crisp with a very mild after taste. Over all nothing special but better than Bud Light and the like. Paired okay with the boneless wings I had. It was a "meh" beer and one I probably would not order again.

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3.05/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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

Photo of Frank_Castle
3.35/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Tastes really mild. Slightly bitter. Almost like a session ale. Might be a good choice for someone that doesn’t like bitter IPA’s.

I picked this up because my local Publix had a BOGO sale on 6-packs. I wouldn’t pay full price. But $10 for 12 bottles is decent.

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Photo of Zeltys
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gardner254
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsTheBeer
3.93/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of superwho24
4.28/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lardacar
4.18/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jesterr44
3.67/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I've had this beer a couple of times. After having it at home, I would have called it a one-off, but there I was - out for dinner the other night at a non craft beer place and this was the one which served me best off their menu. Pours a light amber colour with a decent head & carbonation levels. Hops are present in the aroma & taste, but are pretty mild; light citrus & pine with nothing all that complex going on. Sweet bready malts provide an almost full mouthfeel with decent smoothness. Again, in a pinch this can serve as a beer that's at least trying to be a mild IPA but there are a ton of better ones readily available to me & I don't plan to have this guy again.

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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

Photo of hughesm12
4.09/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Goose IPA from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 5,373 ratings
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