Heaven's Gate | Goose Island Beer Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
gooseisland.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Tan color, guava aroma, caramel and grapefruit flavor, medium body.

Added by jegross2 on 07-12-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
28
Reviews:
3
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
15.82%
 
 
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Served in a nonic pint at the Clybourn brewpub, quick review from written notes.

Dark saturated orange with bright clarity. Concentric rings of drippy lace that look like ladder rungs. Lasting surface coverage as well, compact layer of foam sits on top for awhile.

Dry hoppy aroma, earthy with a slight hint of papaya in there, but it's very subtle.

Pine sap bitterness dominates, lightly malty in the middle, not really fruity, missing the advertised tangerine and papaya. Medium bodied and dry, slight residual stickiness. Overall it's a good IPA, though not tropical or exotic in the least.

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On tap @ GI Clybourn

A - Medium amber. Cloudy. Thin layer of white head.

S - Tangerine, pine, grapefruit and some honey sweetness.

T - Moderate bitterness. Pine, tangerine, peach. Some caramel sweetness.

M - Medium body. Oily. Light carbonation.

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Heaven's Gate from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.11 out of 5 based on 28 ratings.
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