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Goose Island October Red


Formerly brewed at Goose Island Beer Company (Brewpubs)
Chicago, Illinois USA
Style: Irish Ale | Ratings: 6 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 5%
To help usher in the fiery colors of Autumn, we brewed a limited amount of a special beer. October Red is an Irish style red ale that was brewed with a touch of malted rye to give it a dry roast malt character. Sprinklings of Styrian, Goldings and Fuggle hops bring it to a smooth and satisfying finish.

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