Goose Island Symposium Imperial IPA
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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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One of our very rarebeers that comprised the CBC symposium beer. Hopped with love from 8 local brewers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewbeerme (3897) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 6, 2010
at gi cly, pours murky amber with white head nose had a big fresh piney citrus and grapefruit flavor are sweet gooey resiny hops grapefruit mango heavy body that’s gooey sticky finish a bit raw earthy hop thing going on too. A bit all over the place and underattenuated but still pretty tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 7, 2010
Tap at gi clybourn... Pours a mostly cloudy reddish caramel brown with a thin film of creamy white head... Resiny pine and assertive citus hop aroma backed up by a supporting malt bill. Hops prevail... Flavors maintain a hop/malt balance. Sweeter than expected actually with quite a bit of honey sacharine through the middle but still leaves a mild pithy hop finish. Can’t say I love it but probably better off for the combined blend. Almost like a hoppy barleywine in nature.

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