alexsdad06 (8919) - Ohio, USA - MAY 17, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear light amber color with a good sized white head. The aroma is citrus (mainly grapefruit) and pine with a moderate sweetness. The flavor is very much the same. Enough malts to balance a bit. The finish tends to the dry side with good bitterness. Decent midwest IPA.
nefarious (220) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2008
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I was a little dissapointed with this....I think cause it was waaaaaaaaay past its best buy date so i think some of the flavors and aroma were off. not bad though Iím sure a fresh bottle would be outstanding!
jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle@Home. Strong sweet fruity aroma, mainly grapefruit, light floral. Light amber color, beige head, good lace. Sweet, pretty bitter, grassy, grapefruit, some yellow sweet fruit as well. Quite full with a dry finish. Flavorful, easy drinkable, guess it has all it needs for an IPA.
satan165 (1020) - River Grove, Illinois, USA - MAY 7, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2008 this is better then two brothers heavy handed and red hook long hammer. i bring that up becuase ive just drank all three in a short period; ive had the goose IPA many times over the years but these recent sessions have brought it into perspective. for what it is -- a ímainstream craftí brewery with a non-imperial IPA -- this is above average. it is more bitter then its peers in the least subtle of descriptions, and furthermore just has íballsí. im usually not so terse but this isnt the most complicated brew. however in its own microcosm of non-complicated brews, it seems to excel.
luckymortal (16) - USA - MAY 6, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, so cheap itís unbelievable.... The flavor is beautifully hoppy, citrus, and floral. I love this beer. Itís far from my favorite IPA, but for the price you canít go wrong. This is a great summer BQ Beer.
JohnBruns (100) - Cissna Park, Illinois, USA - MAY 4, 2008
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hopps prevail in this IPA, color is a little cloudy but a deep golden brown with a medium head. Full body with strong taste
HopZettz (12) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
An extremely hoppy IPA. The hops can be smelt from a mile away and as soon as it hits your tongue, it wonít be forgotton. A true beer for hop lovers with a full body.
tompete (300) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Amber with a light white medium head. Flowery hops - not as strong as I hoped. Strong lasting bitterness with minimal malt to back it up. Good full body.
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 24, 2008
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
This beer poured a little lighter orange colour with a very small white but pleasently aromatic head. Taste was moderately hopped, but nice finish with a classic citrus tone that lingers for a while.
pinkzambia (1803) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 11, 2008
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap: Clear copper color with a weak aroma and taste. I was really disappointed since I was expecting a bit more from Goose Island. I am surprised to see it rated so highly. It just seemed like an average IPA that didnít stand out in any category. Call me crazy, but Iíll pass this one up next time.