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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Chicago, home to more Czechs than any city outside the Czech Republic, is a fitting home for Americaís finest Pilsner. Goose Island Pils is craft brewed and cold lagered for a crisp refreshing taste.

Golden color, noble hop aroma, crisp pilsner malt flavor, light body

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wedgie9 (2633) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 17, 2011
Tasted on 4/5/11 on draft at the Clybourn Brewpub. Pours clear pale golden with a thin white head that recedes to a thin collar of lace. The nose is nutty bread malt, crisp earthy hops, and a bit of wheat. The flavor is dry and crisp with wheat, nutty bread, and a light hops bite. The body is light with average carbonation and a medium wheat and hops finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2011
Reviewed from notes. Pours a nice golden color with a shade of darkness to it. Visible carbonation and a nice white head, although that dies down somewhat quickly. Still, some very nice lace involved. The nose brings forward a good dosing of floral, earthy, and light citrus hops as well as a bit of grain. The taste is more toward the grainy end of the pilsner spectrum and the hops donít come through like they did in the nose. Still, the body is nice and crisp and this drinks quite well. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 11-12-2010

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
dnstone (2651) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 3, 2011
Crystal malty aroma. Piss yellow. Just a pilsner, which I donít really care for.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (6944) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Draft on tap at the brewpub (Chicago, IL). Pours a glowing darker golden hue, some orange, light hazr, frothy whitish head dies to a film. Aromas are citrusy orange, grainy malts, cereal, bread, grass, orange marmalade. Initial is sweeter, touches of grassy and orange rind bitterness, light cheerios, bread, pale malts, grainy cereal malts. Touches of lemon, grainy and dry malts, light yeast, gentle carbonation. Finish is dry and sweet, light thicker orange citrusy bite. Fruit and dry. Crisp and clean, but flavorful. An orange slanted pils which is weird, seems very American. Tasty, finishes clean yet flavorful. Fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
envane (569) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2010
Clear light yellow with a medium white head. Grain and hay aroma. Taste is bready malt, slight lemony tartness and light spicy hops. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 29, 2010
On tap at Goose Island Clybourn. Pours a light yellow with a medium sized white head. Light grain and sweet citrus.Light, crisp, grainy, a little cereal, toast. Earthy and grainy finish, a little bitter. Bit of a lawnmower beer, but a good lawnmower beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
drdisque (760) - Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2010
Pours very clear white. Moderately bitter flavor but also pretty watered down so itís not overwhelming but also not very good. I guess if youíre a big Pilsner fan this might satisfy you, but I think more complex flavor was possible.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zdk (1870) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2010
tap at blind tiger ale house for GI event: aroumatic and grassy, pale yellow, caramel and smooth. Odd tasting. astringent and corny. not sweet or spicy enough for a pilsner, imo.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JaBier (6976) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2010
Sample at Clybourn as Golden Goose. Clear yellow pour with a medium white head. Malty nose with some crisp hop. Mostly malty flavor with a bit of crisp hop. Good represenation of a style thatís just not my favorite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2010
Clybourn. Clear light golden fine frothy fizzy white head. Aroma fruity metallic noble typical goose malt flour taste. Flavor follows metallic strong strong malt flour very goose, some lager kick in the finish. Medium bodied watery. Medium bitterness, some apple tartness lightly fruity.

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