Goose Island Beer Company (Brewpubs) Reviews


Lubiere
Goose Island Willow Street Wit 3.3
A hazed blonde wit with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet fruity banana malt with light cloves, light mineral notes, OK. In mouth, a nice silky fruity banana malt with light cloves, light mineral notes, nice and smooth. On tap at Clybourn location.
Sunday, May 01, 2016

Lubiere
Goose Island Hopscotch Ale 3.4
A hazed golden ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, nice biscuit malt with grassy floral hops, light citrus pulp, OK. In mouth, a nice crisp biscuit malt with grassy floral hops, citrus pulp, very nice and smooth. On tap at Clybourn location.
Sunday, May 01, 2016

Lubiere
Goose Island Kilgubbin Red Ale 3.2
A reddish copper ale with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet fruity caramel malt with light butterscotch, light grassy hops, light mineral notes, OK. In mouth, a nice caramel malt with light grassy hops, light mineral notes, nutty and smooth. On tap at Clybourn location.
Sunday, May 01, 2016

Lubiere
Goose Island SPF 3.3
As The Beer Formerly known as SPF. In aroma, nice biscuit malt with grassy hops, light mineral notes, nice kolsch. In mouth, crisp biscuit malt with German hops, light mineral notes, nice and refreshing. On tap at Clybourn location.
Sunday, May 01, 2016

Lubiere
Goose Island Basica 3.4
A golden ale with a thin lacing creamy light mocha head. In aroma, sweet fruity caramel malt with light grassy floral hops, light citrus, nice and smooth. In mouth, a nice crisp biscuit malt, light mineral notes, nice and smooth. On tap at Clybourn location.
Sunday, May 01, 2016

sirzekel
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 3
No melon, little bit of grapefruit, no caramel. Strong hops, dry finish. Had with Blake at Fenway. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Friday, April 29, 2016

ChadPoole
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 3.1
Pours hazy orange with a big white head that laces the glass. Big citrus nose. Bitter right from the first sip with a good hop taste. Good sunny day beer.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Brettsky06
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 3.4
Easy drinking and smooth IPA, not overpowering in any way but has a nice citrus flavor
Sunday, April 24, 2016

charule
Goose Island Basica 3.5
On tap at Goose Clybourn. Poured light amber with white head. Aroma fruit citrus orange malts. Light carb med bod. Taste pretty bitter grapefruit.
Friday, April 22, 2016

charule
Goose Island Cubby Blue 3.8
On tap at GI Clybourn. Poured amber with no head. Aroma malty berry. Light carb med bod. Taste good blueberry raspberry taste refreshing
Friday, April 22, 2016

Boxereddy
Goose Island CBC India Pale Ale 2.5
Helder koperkleurig bier met een kleine witte kop. Mooi, fris aroma met fruitige hop en gist. Smaak: zoetig met toetsen van abrikoos en meloen. Matig mondgevoel met gemiddeld koolzuur en bitterige afdronk.
Thursday, April 21, 2016

Jrwhitney6
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 3.4
Had at Ritz in St Louis. Pours a clear rich gold with white foam head. Pretty standard IPA - citrus, some hops. It's a solid if unremarkable IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Saturday, April 16, 2016

seuinoz
Goose Island Milk Money 4.6
Aroma. Faint hints of burnt Chocolate. Appearance Black as night with a well kept tan head. Taste. faint chocolate with hints of coffee. Palate medium body, creamy texture with a bitter aftertaste. Overall somewhat impressed. Had it at Goose Island Cybourn. nitro pour.
Thursday, April 14, 2016

seuinoz
Goose Island Cubby Blue 3.7
Aroma. Medicinal with hints of blueberries ,little taste of cardboard. Appearance ruby red. Taste. Blueberries with Robitussin cough medicine. Palate. sits fine on the palate. Overall not thoroughly impressed with this beer. The Cubs would be disappointed in this beer too. Had at Goose Island Cybourn
Thursday, April 14, 2016

Cajun
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 3.2
120z bottle - Very typical for the style. Pours a hazy orange with white head. I get some grapefruit in the nose, but with a hint of flower mixture. Not a balanced beer like Iíve seen some fools rate, but a hoppy brew that is decent.
Saturday, April 09, 2016

dukeandduke
Goose Island Big H 3.1
3/4/16 Chicago - ($5 16 oz draft pour at Goose Island Brew Pub into Beer Mug). Jet Black pour, thick puffy tan/white head. Coffee aroma prevalent. Very thin texture, slight roasted coffee taste. Dry finish. Prefer a stronger beer with more texture.
Sunday, April 03, 2016

darrenvox
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 4.4
A deep beer taste with this one. Had never tried it until my brother brought home a box, and now Iím hooked...
Friday, April 01, 2016

Christpuncher
Goose Island Impervious 3.4
aroma is roasty, some coffee there. flavor is smoewhat sweet, i get some cherry in the flavor. smokey bitter finish. really easy to drink. pours black with a light tan head. awesome beer.
Thursday, March 31, 2016

Christpuncher
Goose Island Big H 3.5
what an awesome pilsner. little smokey in flavor and a little roasted malts. if i had to drink a pilsner, that would be it. pours black in color. really easy to drink. home run GI.
Thursday, March 31, 2016

Christpuncher
Goose Island Glacier Pale 3.8
aroma is dank and hoppy on this one. flavor is perfectly balanced. slightly citrus, slightly hoppy and 100% crushable. pours copper with a thin white head. awesome pale fellas.
Thursday, March 31, 2016

Christpuncher
Goose Island Hopscotch Ale 3
flavor and aroma is very thin. has a dirty sock flavor with a weird sweet finish. would not call this one an IPA. technically itt is an english IPA. purs copper with a thin white head.
Thursday, March 31, 2016

chucklemation
Goose Island Big H 3.9
Pours a jet black with a thin white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, chocolate, roast, cracker, and earthy hops. Flavor is chocolate, roast, toffee, cracker, and earthy hops. Has a medium-bodied, moderately-carbonated body. Pretty good.
Saturday, March 26, 2016

chucklemation
Goose Island Dublin Stout 4
Pours a dark mahogany with a foamy, creamy white head. Aroma is chocolate, roast, biscuit, and earthy hops. Flavor is roast, toast, biscuit, and some chocolate. Has a thin, smooth, creamy body. Good.
Saturday, March 26, 2016

chucklemation
Goose Island Impervious 4.5
Pours a jet black with a thin white head. Aroma is roast, chocolate, licorice, and dark fruit. Flavor is similar. Has a thick, smooth body. Sweet, but not too sweet. Excellent.
Saturday, March 26, 2016

chucklemation
Goose Island (Brewpubs) Major Tom 3.6
Pours a dark mahogany with a very thin white head. Aroma is intoxicating dark fruit, caramel, toffee, and some booze. Flavor is sweet dark fruit and caramel and booze. Has a full body. Good.
Saturday, March 26, 2016

chucklemation
Goose Island Hopscotch Ale 3.6
Pours bright orange with a bubbly, foamy white head. Aroma is floral, nectar, resin, citrus, and bread malts. Flavor is floral and earthy, bread malts, nut, and hints of grapefruit. Has a thin body. Dry. Not bad, lots of complexity.
Saturday, March 26, 2016

chucklemation
Goose Island Aviator Doppelbock 3.5
Pours a dark amber with a thin white head. Aroma is nutty, caramel, and a sweet dark fruit. Flavor is cracker, caramel, and grape/prune. Has a medium body. Not bad, if a touch medicinal.
Saturday, March 26, 2016

chucklemation
Goose Island Mr. Locomotive 4.3
Pours a dark brown thin white head. Aroma is smokey, rye, roast, and chocolate. Flavor is smoked jerky, rye, chocolate, caramel, and toffee. Nice smooth mouthfeel. Sweet. Delicious.
Saturday, March 26, 2016

chucklemation
Goose Island Milk Money 3.4
Pours a jet black with a creamy white head. Aroma lactose, chocolate, and some roast. Flavor is lactose and chocolate, and something fruity. Creamy light body. Decent.
Saturday, March 26, 2016

Magela
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 3
Aroma is a mixture of citric and caramel. Good hoppy taste. Bitter is light and lasting.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

dinkle50
Goose Island Cthulhu 4
Jet black pour with no head. Aroma is sweet with a hint of roast. Primary flavors are chocolate, vanilla, oak & a hint of bourbon. Medium bodied. A little roasted malt in the flavor as well. Alcohol burn. A little nutty.
Sunday, March 20, 2016

dinkle50
Goose Island Outfoxxed 3.7
Deep black pour with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate and toast. Creamy mouth. Lots of nuttiness, chocolate and some roasted malt. Finishes dry, very clean beer. Lace present. Tasty and easy drinking. Leaves you wanting another sip.
Sunday, March 20, 2016

aloiscarvalho
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 3.7
Aroma maracuja e um pouco caramelado, cor âmbar e espuma baixa, bem refrescante, amargor residual leve.
Sunday, March 20, 2016

Sammy
Goose Island Double Date 3.4
Big sweet quad, dark brown. AlexíSmith bottle. Very sweet. OK drinkability.smooth mouthful.
Sunday, March 20, 2016

pablo951
Goose Island Lincoln Park Lager 3.9
Had it on tap at Goose Island. This Lager is Luscious and delicious. I am not a lager fan, but I am a fan of this lager. Hickory Dickory drink this fuckin beer!!
Saturday, March 19, 2016

pablo951
Goose Island Hopscotch Ale 3.9
Had it on tap at Goose Island. Excellent clear amber color with s nice sized head. Smooth IPA taste with slight notes of caramel.
Saturday, March 19, 2016

pablo951
Goose Island Curbside 3.8
Had it on tap at Goose Island. They really nailed the deScription with aroma and appearance. Nice roasty taste mixed with IPA flavors.
Saturday, March 19, 2016

pablo951
Goose Island Cermak Pilsner 3.6
Had it on tap at Goose Island. pours a clear yellow hue with a thin white head. Very crisp, beer aroma, and tastes like a Pilsner if thatís your roadshow.
Saturday, March 19, 2016

pablo951
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 3.2
Had it on tap at Goose Island. Pours beautifully a clear orange hue with hardly any head she said. Tastes bitterly flat. No head and flat.
Saturday, March 19, 2016

dukeandduke
Goose Island Cthulhu 4.2
3/4/16 Chicago ($8 6 oz draft pour into snifter at Goose Island Brewpub Clybourn). 2013 - Black pour, tan lacing, no carbonation. Whiskey, oatmeal malt aroma. Whiskey prevalent aroma. Sweet tasting, perhaps a bit too sweet, whiskey, vanilla taste. Very smooth going down, very thin texture. Overall very good offering.
Saturday, March 19, 2016

SG111
Goose Island Lake Effect Winter Ale (2016+) 2.9
Tap at Clubhouse BFD. Pours copper, white head. Aroma is Carmel, burnt sugar, malt. Solid. Flavor is meh. Pretty mild. Caramel. Ehh.
Friday, March 18, 2016

dukeandduke
Goose Island Big Lazy Joe 4.4
2/26/16 - Chicago ($8 12 oz pour into snifter at Goose Island Clybourn Brewpub). Pitch black body, generous cloudy tan puffy head. Pleasant and rich coffee and tan aroma. Excellent walnut toffee and roasted coffee taste, brown yeast and malt great blend. Thin texture, easy drinking, nice texture pleasant aftertaste. Overall excellent offering by Goose Island!
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

charule
Goose Island (Brewpubs) Major Tom 3.7
On tap at GI Clybourn. Poured brown red hazy with beige head. Aroma sweet molasses dark fruit. Light carb med bod. Taste sweet malty.
Saturday, March 12, 2016

charule
Goose Island Hopscotch Ale 3.8
On tap at Goose Island Clybourn. Poured clear amber gold with off white head. Aroma balances malt husk bitter resin. Light carb med bod. Taste light bittersweet grassy hop.
Saturday, March 12, 2016

RobertDale
Goose Island Red Felt Ale 3.4
Shared bottle from a cellar cleaning. Pours reddish brown with a small beige head. Way past itís prime. Was worth a try, but can see how this would have been a decent one in itís time.
Saturday, March 12, 2016

charule
Goose Island Lake Effect Winter Ale (2016+) 3.7
On tap at GI Clybourn. Poured gold orange with white head. Aroma dank old hop citrus. Light carb med bod. Taste malty carbed light banana fruity.
Friday, March 04, 2016

SKnox13
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 2.5
Pours crystal clear very bright golden with thin quickly vanishing head. Aroma mild pine and citrus. Medium body with mellow hop and slight earthy hay. Finishes dry and slightly tannic with a mouth puckering feel. Didnít expect a big bold ipa and wasnít disappointed.
Friday, February 26, 2016

mstacey
Goose Island All Purpose IPA 1.5
This has to be one of the worst IPAís on the market. It has almost zero flavor. really a terrible beer
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

dukeandduke
Goose Island Lincoln Park Lager 3.3
2/19/16 Chicago ($5 16 oz draft pour into stein at Goose Island Clybourn Brew Pub). Dark brown clear pour, minimal carbonation and head. Minimal aroma. Hops and wheat taste, clean crisp easy drinking. Good offering.
Monday, February 22, 2016

dukeandduke
Goose Island Rich, as in Richie Rich 4.1
2/19/16 Chicago - ($8 10 oz pour into globe glass at Goose Island Clybourn Brew Pub). Cherry brown thin and clear pour, bubble white head. Very sweet wine aroma, wheat present as well as apple, bourbon and honey. Pleasant balanced blend of bourbon and wine, offset by apple. Texture very smooth, dry clean crisp and easy going down. Overall very good offering!
Sunday, February 21, 2016