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Goose Island Gran Gås


Brewed by Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois USA
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable | Ratings: 19 | Alcohol: 6.3%
4th Entry in the Fulton & Wood Series

Gran Gås, literally translated ‘Spruce Goose’ in Swedish, was brewed with 220 pounds of hand-picked spruce tips from Colorado, giving the beer a strong piney aroma with a hint of melon. The herbal character of the fresh spruce tips are complemented by the addition of a spicy Belgian yeast.

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caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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