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RATINGS: 2322   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Our IPA recalls a time when ales shipped from England to India were highly hopped to preserve their distinct taste during the long journey. The result, quite simply a hop lover’s dream. And this classic ale adds a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, to ensure that the long hop finish is one you’ll remember.

Msavage235's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Msavage235 (90) - - JUL 16, 2012
This IPA is one of the most delicious and balanced I’ve ever tried. Right when you open it and pour, it welcomes you graciously to the party it has in store. It has a wonderful golden color with a burst of bubbles and a light, hoppy head that kicks things off nicely. There is no bitter burst of hops here, just a gentle, somewhat bubbly smoothness. The beer itself is very sweet and creamy, and reminded me somewhat of Three Floyd’s Gumball head with its hints of candy. There is a distinct presence of malt which balances out the hops perfectly, meaning that every sip you take a delightful and balanced. More of a malty IPA with a note of hops than vice versa, which is how most IPAs are. This is perhaps the easiest drinking IPA I’ve ever enjoyed. Perfect representation of the city of Chicago.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Biroholik (239) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Kolor: Pomarańczowy. Piwo jest w 100% klarowne.
Piana: Drobno pęcherzykowa, ciemno biała. Warstewka długo się utrzymuje i bardzo ładnie zdobi ścianki szkla. Bardzo fajnie zaznacza każdy łyk.
Zapach: Niesamowity, głęboki i niezapomniany aromat igiełek sosnowych. Bardzo dominujący żywiczny zapach przykrywający nawet owocową woń. Czuć też również herbatę i lekki karmel.
Smak: W smaku nuty żywiczne połączone z grejpfrutową owocowością oraz skórką pomarańczy. Piwo ma także herbaciano-ziołowy profil. Prócz tego można w nim znaleźć trochę karmelu i trawiastych akcentów. Goryczka jest solidna i dość długa. Finisz wyrażnie ziołowy z delikatnym grejpfrutem. Odczucie w ustach średniopełne. Bardzo dobrze zbalansowane piwo.
Wysycenie: Niskie.
Goose Island IPA to jedno z najbardziej rozpoznawalnych i znanych IPA na świecie. Sam browar to potęga! Wystarczy spojrzeć na ich profil na FB - 538 tys. polubień na FB! Mało który browar w Europie może się poszczycić taką liczbą. Browar ma siedzibę w Chicago. Bardzo dobre piwo. Tym różni się od innych IPA, że w aromacie można w nim wyczuć przede wszystkim nuty żywiczne, a dopiero w drugiej kolejności czuć owoce cytrusowe. Profil piwa jest również dość oryginalny: są tutaj zioła, lekka trawiastość oraz herbaciane nuty (w klimacie Earl Grey). "Gąska" jest idealnie zbalansowana i przede wszystkim smaczna.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingaugusta (160) - Georgia, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Pours clear copper with a fine white head. Nose is tame and typical IPA. Flavor profile is also very standard for the style with a touch of earthy tones on the back. Finish is quick and clean. Drinkable but unremarkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Xevious (44) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2016
An excellent example of a IPA. Pours a light gold with a head with some staying power. Smells of pine and grass, maybe a lemon. Straight up hop flower taste with a bitter finish. Downer is that it’s hard to find here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gespuccian (21) - Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Just a solid IPA. Full mouth feel, piney aromas. Nice resin and citrus - maybe grapefruit on the palate. Crisp, hoppy finish. A very good single IPA. Goes splendidly with a grill and a hot day, and the one good thing about ABInbev is that I found this in Mexico on vacation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ozzy70 (357) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 2, 2016
Tap at Zio’s Pizza. Pours clear golden with white head that lasts. Aroma was pine, citrus and hops. Taste was bitter and pine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Halfling_4132 (43) - Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Appearance- very light toffee gold in colour, with medium/thick white foam. Aroma- sweet grapefruit and honey, with citrus notes. Palate- medium body, smooth. Taste- bitter grapefruit, simple, fresh and hoppy. Overall: a good IPA for a chilled evening.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lokis333 (222) - Biržai, LITHUANIA - JAN 30, 2016
Clear pineapple gold color with thick white foam. Aromas are sweet and hoppy, reminds of new world hops that are fruity, nice for an IPA. Palate, medium body, with hoppy bite on the mouth, honey smooth finish of bitter hops. Taste is hoppy, bit bitter also reminds of grass bitterness has some hints of grapefruit at the back too. Nice beer! Especialy as a sesstion IPA (if that it is what I think it is) would be nice and easy to drink and not wastery. If you are in a bar and you do not want lager take this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
brucebruce81 (345) - Wyoming, USA - JAN 30, 2016
This was a very nice ipa it was hoppy and nice on the palate! I really enjoyed the floral notes and crispness of this beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TaxiDriver (1655) - Stadland, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2016
A fruity aroma of grapefruit, light bitter smell of hops. The head is small, white and milky with a normal duration. The body is dark orange. A light bitter taste, very dry in the mouth, the finish is long and bitter. The body is light to medium strong, very dry and light creamy with a lively carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MayumiH (592) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear golden colour. Moderate citrus, bitterness and hoppness. Dry clean finish. Drinkable.

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