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RATINGS: 1952   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
yemenmocha (658) - Glendale, Arizona, USA - DEC 11, 2009
Pours a yellow orange, more yellow, pale color with generous white head. Very fresh floral and orange on the nose. Very tempting. On the palate is a seriously hopped melody of flavours that are still balanced with malt. Simple story executed beautifully - assertive hop character but still balanced and very, very drinkable. Among the best IPA’s I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jerohen (2010) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2014 Bottled at some pub in Glasgow, UK. Hazy golden colored, white head. Very pleasant hoppy nose, lots of fruit, pine. Hopbitter flavor, fruity notes again, very balanced. Lasting hoppy finish. Very complex yet easy to drink beer, exactly how i like my IPA. A beer i could drink all evening (and so i did...).

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pyrmir (3418) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2013
355 ml bottle. Dark golden with small orange head. Aroma of caramel and grassy and flowery hops. Malts and hops goes very well together. Taste of caramel with lots of grassy hops. Bitterness is relatively low considering the aroma hop level. Really nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
firefly765 (118) - - APR 30, 2013
Pours a nice golden amber color with an off-white creamy head. Highly carbonated very nice hop aroma. Seems like bodied with a small amount of caramel sweetness. Very very very drinkable beer like it a lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
HipHopOpotamus (229) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2013
Very good IPA. One of the first few IPA’s I ever had when just starting out trying new craft beers. Still one of the best I have ever had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maltman53 (345) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Pours clear amber-orange appearance, lively carbonation, lasting lace, hop-forward, fruity, citrusy aroma, set off by a perfectly balanced hop/malt middle, creamy, refreshing palate, nice citrusy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (646) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 7, 2014
Aroma: Spicy, fruity, hoppy. piney, passion fruit, Appearance: Hazy gold body with orange tint. Medium-small off-white head. Good retention, Flavour: Very high bitterness. Strong hop flavours, resin, fruity, slight grassy, Medium malt sweetness. Lingering bitterness. Balanced towards bitterness. Dry finish. slight astringency Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium-full carbonation. Creamy. Slight warming. Overall: Very good IPA. 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 14A. English IPA

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HampshirePhil (152) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2013
35,5cl bottle - Simply superb is selling Goose Island IPA short... by quite a mile! The aroma is spectacular, comparing strongly with Meantime or Brewdog IPA. Beautiful amber with only a very slight bubble, small forthy white head. One of the best IPA’s out on the market.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cantabrian (848) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle, at O’Hare brewery pub. Wonderful aroma of sweet grapes, pine, grapefruit and passionfruit. The beer pours light copper, just too translucent, with a beautiful creamy white head. The flavour includes all that fruit basket mentioned above - with that pine resin sticking to the palate - over a honey/malt/biscuit base. Very well-balanced, this is a beer to have at home. I am thrilled that NZ suppliers of craft beer have this one on stock now. Although it has been criticised, I love the presentation/label. The naivity of that near nursery rhymes goose is brilliant, when the original name for the river island was likely based on Canada Geese.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gschrade (757) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 22, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours golden with a white head. Taste citrus, sweet, pine. I thought was pretty good. I would definitely drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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