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Goose Island Liquid Inspiration Stout (2011- )

Goose Island Liquid Inspiration Stout (2011- )
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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hoppy American Stout brewed with Cascade, Crystal, and Sorachi Ace hops.

A significant recipe tweak of the original version.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (1979) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Had on tap at their place on Clybourn in Chicago. Very nice stout. Pours black with nice head. Roasty and hoppy. Some chocolate. Slightly smokey. Very nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burgy (455) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - DEC 30, 2012
This is more like a black IPA than a stout. Aroma is of grapefruit and heavy on hops. Tastes of chocolate and toasty caramel. Lots of hops in the mouth and a nice grapefruit finish. Lovely, lovely beer!!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2012
On tap at the Goose Island Clybourn location. Big time citrus/grapefruit scents, taste is some nice sweet malt and a nice bitter, almost like a black IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Had this one on draught at the Clyborne brewpub in Chicago, Illinois. Very dark pour, toasty malt, alcohol finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8658) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Sample at the Clybourn brewpub. This Stout pours Black with a medium tan head that recedes steadily. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted coffee, anise and malt. Medium body with a roasty character and flavors of coffee, licorice, malt and hops. The finish is mildly bitter with a roast coffee aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Super tobacco beer. Weird because the smokiness of the beer is more musty than you would expect. Has a nice amount of chocolate malts and a pleasant and fairly balanced hop edge... tried with Nick and his friend at the brewery in 2012.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hivemind (712) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 30, 2012
On tap @ Goose Island Clybourn with Erica on 10.18.2012. In town for Jen’s and Mark’s engagement party. Black pour with light brown head. Aroma of toast, sausage, grease, oatmeal. Taste is sweet and roasty with a bit of maple syrup. Slick mouthfeel with long, roasty legs. Good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dinkle50 (1025) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Dark pour with a single finger head. Great lacing. Pineapple aroma. Mouth is smooth and velvety. Taste is hoppy with a roastiness in there. Really well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
FullObs (133) - Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Dark brown pour. on draft at clybourn A nice roasty hoppy stout or or dark ipa. Different and tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13779) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 2, 2012
Draught at Goose Island Clybourn, Chiciago. Black - brown head. Chocolate, nice malty, ok hoppy, fruity, english licorice, grainy, berries, smokey, light tarmac, lovely.


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