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Goose Island Cubby Blue
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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Raspberry color, blueberry aroma and flavor, light body


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321 (3916) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Location: Draft at the Wrigleyville location, 7/6/14, My 100th Fruit Beer tick! Good times!

Aroma: The nose is sweet and fruity, but fairly light, hints of blueberry and candied sugar
Appearance: This one pours a pinkish color with a thin head and some average lace
Flavor: The taste is similar, it is light and fairly sweet, but not crazy sugary or fruity
Palate: The body is fairly light, it drinks okay, and has some fairly average carbonation
Overall Impression: This one is what you’d expect. It doesn’t get overly cloying, which is nice. If you are looking for an easy drinking fruit beer you could do a lot worse.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
llcoolg (8) - - JUN 1, 2014 does not count
It's a blueberry ale, but doesn't taste sweet or fruity. Just tastes like a good beer to drink on a hot day. Refreshing and malty. Color is clear light with a tinge of pinkness. On tap at Goose Island Wrigleyville.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (2004) - Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Tap; Rich amber color; Light to medium body; Aroma of malt, light fruit, & some spice; Flavor of slight sweet malt, fruit (notably berries), and some caramel; Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2014
[Tap] Pours a reddish amber color with a fizzy white head. Nose is of berry notes, perfume and light grains. Taste is of blueberry, strawberry, biscuit malts and light floral notes. Crisp finish. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidemaster (282) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2014
lighter in color. It has a pleasant raspberry/blueberry aroma. Not a complex beery, but overall solid. It mixes a sweet caramel, tart raspberry/blueberry flavor. It has a smooth clean finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkline3 (15) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2013
On tap @ Goose Island, Wrigleyville. Medium brown with a mottled purple haze color, almost no head. Pleasant blueberry fruit aroma. Nice light beer with a soft blueberry flavor, a little bit of sweetness. Would be very refreshing on a hot day, and easy to drink several. Not too fruity. This beer is a regular annual feature at the brewery honoring the home town boys of summer. Go Cubs! ...one of these days anyway!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
demmbonz (529) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 14, 2013
On tap at the Wrigleyville GI brewpub.... Berry aroma, light clear yellow orange, flavor is more blueberries and fruits.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryanfolty (1846) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAY 12, 2013
May 11, 2013 - tap at GI 25th anniversary party. Orange pour with some head. Berry and grain aroma and taste. Go Cubs!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
baraciisch (1885) - USA - OCT 1, 2012
On draft at the Wrigleyville brewpub.... Berry aroma, light clear yellow orange, flavor is more blueberries and fruits... Interesting, but not worth having more than one

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (2700) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Draft at Goose wrigley. Smells like a pile of blueberries. For having this much aroma it isn’t overpowering taste and enjoyable. Feel like the rating should be better on this one


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