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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Long days and warm nights awaken the city. The list of neighborhood festivals is endless. As is the great music that brings us together in parks and parking lots. We brewed our Session IPA to be easy drinking and endlessly refreshing, so you can enjoy every encore. Bright note of fresh oranges and other citrus fruit with a mild body that is crisp on the palate.

Admin Note: Although this is similar to Forcone, Goose Island assures me this beer is a different recipe for large scale release in 2014 evolved from that original batch for Pitchfork Music Festival 2013.

BrewIPA's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewIPA (93) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle, pours a nice golden amber, first sip was expecting something else but this session ale settles well and leaves a nice aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
FounderMerlin (1) - - AUG 1, 2016 does not count
Poured from can. Golden to slightly brown. Thin head. Light, fresh, lightly fruity aroma - citrus. Taste very close to aroma, heavy on the citrus for a moment. Balanced bitterness. Little palate. Very light & refreshing IPA. Nothing special but very enjoyable in summer heat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bozo_skeleton (989) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUL 23, 2016
Blonde doree, grosse carbo, collet epais et persistant Aromes tres axes sur les resineux, le pin Des notes orangés arrivent ensuite en bouche, mince, pas trop de profondeur

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RxForHealth (179) - - JUL 16, 2016
Nothing objectively bad about this session IPA but it's kind of boring. Pours a bright dark yellow with not much head but some nice lacing. Crisp aroma. Weak on the tongue. Some hops but it's mild for an IPA. Nice pleasant finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15483) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2016
Light gold. Has a slightly citrusy hop nose. Light pale malts and there’s a floral citrusy element. Ok IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5833) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 4, 2016
Can: Poured a bright yellow color ale with a nice large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of citrusy and fruity hops is quite nice ne enticing. Taste is a nice mix of juicy and citrusy hops with some light dry notes and minimal bitterness. Body is about average with good carbonation. Well brewed APA with great flavours and balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9722) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2016
2016-06-18. Orange body nice off white head. 3+ Aroma of orange and grassy hops. Flavour is lightly bitter, light fruit notes, orange and green hops. Average bodied palate, good carbonation. Decent. 7/3/7/3/14 On tap at the Beaches, BBQ and Brews Festival, Toronto, ON.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2016
[8501-20160618] Can. Fragrant potpourri citrus aroma. Clear, orange yellow body with a long-lasting foamy white head. Bitter tired orange peel and grassy grains flavour. Medium body. Good, simple. (7/3/7/3/13) 3.3
(Toronto Ribfest @ Centennial Park, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (4164) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2016
Style et résumé: IPA d’été.
Comment: Canette de 473ml.
Portrait: Un liquide dorée pâle avec une mousse blanche. Un nez frais d’agrumes, de quartier d’oranges et de malt blond. Une bouche moyenne fraiche avec des notes d’agrumes et d’herbe. Une texture correcte. Une finale simple mais tout de même efficace pour ce genre de produit.
Note: 6+/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 2, 2016
Pale straw-golden pour. The aroma is light and zesty. There’s a bit of lemon and orange zest with a touch of zestiness and a bit of light fruit. Light fruit and kiwi. Tropical. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlennHendry (262) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2016
Grassy aroma with some citrus. Smooth and light on the tongue. A palate tickler with decent taste but the hops are muted. Enjoyable enough.

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