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SPF | Goose Island Beer Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States | website

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed for the upcoming (hopefully) warm weather with a traditional Kolsch yeast, which lends toward a fruity and flavorful beer with a nose of floral and fruity hops and a soft malt body with a crisp, dry finish.

9 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 04-01-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
22
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
36.27%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 22
Reviews by codynevels:
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Gonzoillini
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Bieniek30
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.91/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Draft: Poured a golden color ale with a medium size foamy head. Aroma of cereal notes with crisp clean notes and light bready notes. Taste is a mix of bready notes with clean cereal notes and light dry German hops finish. Body is about average with good carbonation. Well done for style with great drinkability and loads of nice subtle flavours.

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Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
3.35/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Viperman1316
3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Redrover
4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I had this one at the Wriglyeville outpost.

Served in a Willie, the beer is a chill hazed yellow with a really stick white head.
The nose is of lemon grass, grains and touch of spice.

First impression, incredibly fresh and refreshing. Slightly tart with a some citrus, ripe pears and grains.

The mouth is crisp with medium heft. Its an easy drinker that went well with the house made pastrami ruben.

I think this compares very well to any Kolsch I have had (domestic & import). Well done.

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Photo of Hugonaut13
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Photo of brez8791
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of spycow
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of olafphysics
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Fargrow
4.12/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DbbC
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

Photo of jgarvis
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of kscaldef
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of tim007007
3.62/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BRami127
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

Photo of eldoctorador
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of RMelyon
3.81/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

SPF from Goose Island Beer Co.
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