RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Long days and warm nights awaken the city. The list of neighborhood festivals is endless. As is the great music that brings us together in parks and parking lots. We brewed our Session IPA to be easy drinking and endlessly refreshing, so you can enjoy every encore. Bright note of fresh oranges and other citrus fruit with a mild body that is crisp on the palate.

Admin Note: Although this is similar to Forcone, Goose Island assures me this beer is a different recipe for large scale release in 2014 evolved from that original batch for Pitchfork Music Festival 2013.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewIPA (93) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle, pours a nice golden amber, first sip was expecting something else but this session ale settles well and leaves a nice aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chadhami (96) - - APR 7, 2017
Part of the winter variety pack. A solid IPA, nothing that really sticks out, but a quality beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 29, 2017
Rating #2385 -2016.03.18 - Sample @grapeescape. Yellowish amber pour with a bubbly, lasting white foam. Aroma is sweet citrusy, mild grassiness. Taste is light citrus and pine sweetness, tempered by a tame hoppy bitterness. Medium bodied, mild alcohol warmth, and very well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
obxdude10 (2307) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2016
Really nice session IPA from Goose Island! I got plenty of hop flavor with the lower alcohol volume. The beer also had a robust, bready, malty flavor for balance. I enjoyed the flavors of oranges, grapefruit, bread, a hint of caramel and some lemon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cmacklin (1071) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 30, 2016
341ml bottle. Pours a clear gold with a large, frothy, long lasting, off-white head that leaves curtains of lace. Sweet aroma of orange, pine, floral hops and biscuit malt. Sweet fruity flavour of orange, tangerine, lemon, pine and biscuit malt with a dry, grassy bitter, light resinous finish. Light body with an oily texture and average carbonation. The aroma was better than the flavour but overall was still ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bierdimpfe (633) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2016
Hazy straw color with moderate activity. Foamy white 2 finger head, lasting around 5-10 minutes, with poor legs. Flavors of pineapple, orange, sweet grains, coriander, piney herbal spices. Lots of fruity sweetness, with a moderate dose of bitter hops. Slick full body with crispy carbonation. Medium strength finish, lingering roasted malts, piney and grassy hops, with faint caramel. Not too intense, quite accessible. Tasty flavors, good freshness, nice session feel. Overall very good quality craft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strangebrewer (1272) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2016
can. Poured clear amber with a rocky white head. Big orange citrus aroma. Light-medium body, active carbonation, quick refreshing finish. Flavour is sweet and citrusy, notes of wheat malts and bitter citrus peel, bold hops but not over powering.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (13702) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber with small white head that lasts. The aroma is wet biscuit and citrus. Medium body with wet hop and citrus, light finish, good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (2538) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2016
Pours clear golden with lots of foamy head and lots of lacing. Nose is fruity and floral. Flavours of grapefruit, some resin some cereal, some mango. Taste light/med bitter light sweet. Lighting body with reasonably aggressive bitterness in the finish. Its ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
FounderMerlin (4) - - AUG 1, 2016 does not count
Poured from can. Golden to slightly brown. Thin head. Light, fresh, lightly fruity aroma - citrus. Taste very close to aroma, heavy on the citrus for a moment. Balanced bitterness. Little palate. Very light & refreshing IPA. Nothing special but very enjoyable in summer heat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bozo_skeleton (1136) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUL 23, 2016
Blonde doree, grosse carbo, collet epais et persistant Aromes tres axes sur les resineux, le pin Des notes orangs arrivent ensuite en bouche, mince, pas trop de profondeur

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