Goose IPA | Goose Island Beer Co.

BA SCORE
85
very good
5,237 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
Ratings:
5,237
Reviews:
1,342
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.87%
 
 
Wants:
137
Gots:
1,609
For Trade:
4
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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Delicious Beer easily my favorite

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5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Amazing beer easily one of my favorites

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My first and favorite IPA, and one of my top 3 beers. I realize it's a little hyperbolic to realistically give a perfect 5, but I simply looove this one and it never lets me down.

A - rich amber color, thick sticky head that leaves all kinds of lacing down the glass or bottle as you drink

S - instant grassy hop nose, does not mute out the smell of the malt, but lets its presence be known. tiny hints of citrus of all sorts

T - fresh hop start followed by a very good bite, finishes with a bold malt taste with citrusy hop oil spice overlaying.

M - nicely medium bodied, clings to everything it touches and keeps the flavors sticking around for a while

D - I can drink this pretty much anytime I want a beer. have not had a food yet I don't enjoy it with (cheap, very spicy tacos seem to pair the best). undying love and loyalty to this, as well as Goose Island's Honker's Ale. top notch

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

one of the best IPA's ive ever had. not super hoppy but deff an ipa

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5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A well balanced IPA, the malt is not overwhelmed by the hops. An everyday IPA. Since the Anheuser-Busch purchase, a six pack now runs $8.99 at my local store. Still taste the same to me. No need to complicate it, it's just good beer.

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5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Many people I've met who swear they hate IPA's have tried this & love it. Not the typical overwhelming IPA taste. This is by far my favorite IPA. Not too hoppy but still has some kick @ 5.9%. Love it! Needs to be more popular on the west coast!

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Goose IPA from Goose Island Beer Co.
3.79 out of 5 based on 5,237 ratings.
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