Goose Green Line Pale Ale
Goose Island Beer Co.

Goose Green Line Pale AleGoose Green Line Pale Ale
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From:
Goose Island Beer Co.
 
Illinois, United States
Style:
American Pale Ale
Ranked #1,174
ABV:
5.4%
Score:
80
Ranked #27,711
Avg:
3.54 | pDev: 12.99%
Reviews:
205
Ratings:
1,048
Status:
Active
Rated:
Yesterday at 05:49 PM
Added:
Feb 09, 2010
Wants:
  23
Gots:
  294
SCORE
80
Good
Goose Green Line Pale AleGoose Green Line Pale Ale
Notes: Honey color, bright American hop aroma, citrus flavor, light crisp body.
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Rated: 3.98 by Beergod420 from Texas

Yesterday at 05:49 PM
 
Rated: 3.33 by loch8534 from Illinois

Dec 24, 2022
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Reviewed by NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Goose Island Beer Co. “Green Line Pale Ale”
$11.25/20 oz. on tap @ Harry Caray’s Shortstop, Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago, IL

Look: A hazy deep amber colored body is capped by a short head of white foam. The head retention and lacing are both average.
Smell: Bready malt with a limited touch of lightly citrusy hops in the background.
Taste: The taste is far fuller than the aroma suggests with honey and caramel notes within the sweet and bready malt. It’s fruity with apple and a hint of orange, and lightly spicy with some underlying pine. A firm bitterness equalizes the sweetness mid-palate bringing it to a semi-dry finish as the malt steadily erodes to eventually leave bitterness and some dull earthiness lingering.
Feel: Medium bodied and dextrinous with a soft, moderate carbonation.
Overall: Not the best beer from Goose Island. The basic flavor is good but it’s blocky and the aroma is lacking.
Review #8,460
Dec 21, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by ricknelson from Vermont

Nov 30, 2022
 
Rated: 3.74 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Sep 17, 2022
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.04/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Got dam, this is a 12 year old brand? And I'm only just now having it at Harry Caray's Shortstop in Midway Airport for the first time?!

The barely foggy amber body builds a persistent and level off-white head.

Really malt forward, nutty and only slightly hoppy, it's more amber-like than I'd expect, with a firm carbonation running through its medium body before finishing a tingly semi-dry.
Apr 26, 2022
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Reviewed by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Draft on tap at midway airport

Brewer Notes: Honey color, bright American hop aroma, citrus flavor, light crisp body.

One finger white fizzy layer over a still gold liquid , skimpy lacings , settles to a thin island

Citrus aroma

Orange citrus taste

Mouthfeel is clean , crisp , hop nibble

Good beer
Mar 06, 2022
 
Rated: 3.46 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Dec 07, 2021
 
Rated: 3.82 by QuintusHorace from California

Nov 23, 2021
 
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Reviewed by BlackBeerPirate from Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Taste: bright citrus hops, crisp crackers, some malt, sharp bite to finish. Toast and citrus dry hop nose. Golden hue, mostly clear, white foamy head, some lace. Medium/light body. Improved from 312 Urban Ale years ago. 30 IBUs
Aug 28, 2021
 
Rated: 3.82 by carrcolind from District of Columbia

Jul 11, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by StanleysCup from Maryland

May 14, 2021
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Rated by Sellen from Connecticut

3.8/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
8/6/2020
Dec 05, 2020
 
Rated: 3.25 by NickThePyro from Washington

Nov 02, 2020
 
Rated: 3.4 by Jillobean from New York

Jun 18, 2020
 
Rated: 3.54 by gspirit from Indiana

Mar 07, 2020
 
Rated: 3.46 by SWChi from Illinois

Feb 19, 2020
 
Rated: 3.94 by jmbeerdude91 from Arizona

Jan 05, 2020
 
Rated: 3.5 by MJSFS from Florida

Dec 07, 2019
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Reviewed by Sup_Sippin from California

3.34/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Carbonated, citrus, golden toasty urine, bitter puckered aftertaste, sweet and innocent burp, sip from the center of the mouth, co-dependent/ food-friendly beer, sweet and refreshing after spicy food without becoming less complex and true to itself, is this medium-bodied?, this grew on me immensely but I'm looking forward to finishing it.
Nov 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3.77 by grahuba from Connecticut

Oct 20, 2019
 
Rated: 1.72 by ARank from Ohio

Jul 13, 2019
 
Rated: 3 by VaporDome from New York

Jun 16, 2019
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Reviewed by Roguer from Connecticut

3.26/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
Rather grainy, not much of the advertised hop expression. Honey, straw, a touch of caramel grains, wheat (flavor), biscuit, cracker, grass, light touches of citrus and pine.
Jun 07, 2019
 
Rated: 3.68 by monorailred from Texas

Jun 04, 2019
 
Rated: 3.7 by dshansen1184 from Washington

Jun 01, 2019
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Reviewed by defunksta from North Dakota

3.12/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Appearance: Pours a deep orange color with a strong and lasting head.
Aroma: Very minimal aroma of lemon, orange and mango.
Taste: Mildly bitter upfront. Some light orange citrus, little pineapple, and springy floral hop flavors. Very light. No resin or dankness. Finishes with a stronger honey and caramel malt backbone.
Feel: Light, crisp. Mildly bitter, but also mild sweetness well-balances it.

Overall: Kind of a weird beer here, :/ Mild would be the word to describe it. Almost every aspect of the beer seems attenuated. Aroma, flavor, hops, bitterness, are difficult to perceive. Malts are really the only appreciable aspect. It could definitely use more of a robust kick for a pale ale. Drinks more like an adjunct American lager. Definitely prefer the 312.
May 08, 2019
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

3.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
A-Pours a nice clear amber color with a slight head and lacing
A-Aroma has malt hints
T-The taste follows the nose with a slight malt flavor
M-A light bodied decently carbonated beer
O-A decent India Pale Ale
Apr 07, 2019
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Reviewed by BeerAndGasMasks from Virginia

3.57/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
From the bottle, it pours a nice amber color with an off-white head that stays for awhile. In the nose, it is lightly bitter and malt. In the mouth, it is mostly malt with a little bitter.
Mar 03, 2019
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Rated by HardCider from Pennsylvania

3.37/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Amber color, slightly cloudy with a small to moderate head that dissipated quickly. Fresh fruity aroma. Taste is malty and slightly bitter.
Jan 19, 2019
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Rated by trnor from Kansas

3.12/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Surprisingly hoppy for a pale, subtle citrus, a little less maltiness and finish than other ales I've sampled.
Dec 30, 2018
 
Rated: 4.04 by NorthernLightsMN from Minnesota

Dec 06, 2018
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Rated by John123will from Indiana

1/5  rDev -71.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
This beer is one of the worst beers I’ve had. No flavor or smell. It’s like drinking Budweiser for twice the price.
Nov 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.62 by TheRock7755 from Georgia

Nov 04, 2018
 
Rated: 3.65 by Ajburke10 from New Hampshire

Sep 27, 2018
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Rated by Bshaw22 from Wisconsin

3.13/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
On tap at Wrigley. Shitty plastic cup
Mediocre beer
Sep 17, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by DrewSnyc667 from Massachusetts

Sep 01, 2018
 
Rated: 3.57 by MykeJ from Minnesota

Aug 26, 2018
 
Rated: 3.44 by Pohr10 from Luxembourg

Aug 20, 2018
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