Goose IPA | Goose Island Beer Co.

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5,397 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:
5,397
pDev:
12.13%
Bros Score:
3.18
 
 
Wants:
142
Gots:
1,699
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 5,397 |  Reviews: 1,373
Photo of wesmat
4.31/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigox420
3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joeseppy
3.24/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of blastoderm55
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A pleasant surprise with this one. Not much going on with the nose, but I get a lot of the juicy notes prevelent in my favorite west coast IPAs on the back of my tongue. Crushable at only 5.9%. Worth a shot if you see it on tap.

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

Very regular, not alot of taste.

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Photo of Danmullens1
3.63/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robebo44
3.67/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of CurtisD
3.86/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of byronic
3.09/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at a local restaurant. A bit thrown off by it's rating. Pours and smells like a macro lager. Very little taste, a sharp bitter taste was present. As the place was new I expect their draft lines were clean. Perhaps the cleaning agent or dishwasher residue on the glass messed this one up for me. May try it again but wasn't impressed.

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Photo of Jeromedepot
3.77/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.44/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Electros
3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Package: 473 ml can.

Appearance - Medium golden colour, good head retention.

Smell - Floral hop notes.

Taste - Light in malt, medium hops.

Mouth-feel - Light, refreshing, easy on the palate, nice bitter notes on the sides of the tongue.

Overall - A decent IPA. I was expecting a little more from this, but considering that this beer is brewed on licence by Labatt in Canada being part of the Inbev fold, not to bad I suppose. It is worth trying, but the price point in Ontario is too high. You could buy a much better local IPA cheaper...

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Photo of CRObighit2
3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sandlin73
2.26/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.17/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ecxeeder616
3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ricoslim
3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LDuke
3.56/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mbjb0720
3.27/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KChristie87
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kbuzz
3.29/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jan_acker
3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

The aroma has a really nice blend of citrus and pine. A surprising sweetness to the flavor, but good. It doesn't pack the bitter punch that I was expecting from the aroma, and it leans more on pine than citrus, but it's still pretty good.

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Goose IPA from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 5,397 ratings
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