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Old 04-14-2008, 04:37 AM   #1
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What is the best non stout/really dark beer to try from goose island?

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Old 04-14-2008, 05:07 AM   #2
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I'm a huge fan of their IPA. Honker's is classic also.

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Old 04-14-2008, 05:59 AM   #3
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Whatever you do don't try this then:



It's the darkest thickest beer I've ever drank. Got 3 bottles left that are aging.

The nut brown is fairly decent, 312 and the IPA I like on occasion as well.

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Old 04-14-2008, 06:45 AM   #4
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Honkers Ale is a rather wonderful session beer.

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Old 04-14-2008, 01:18 PM   #5
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Their IPA and Imperial IPA are, by far, the best that I've ever had in that style, especially on tap ! Honker's Ale is also one of my faves.

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Old 04-14-2008, 08:48 PM   #6
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summertime is good as i recall

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Old 04-14-2008, 08:50 PM   #7
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I like the Hex Nut brown pretty well.

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I am a big fan of their harvest ale and their Kilgubbin Red although I did not think it was as tasty this year as it was last year.

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Old 04-14-2008, 09:11 PM   #9
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... their Kilgubbin Red although I did not think it was as tasty this year as it was last year.
Same here. I got a sixer a couple weeks ago and I remembered it being different. Still good, but not the same as last year.

As far as dark beers, the Hex Nut Brown is very good. Anything else they brew is either going to be a pale, IPA or Stout. The Christmas Ale and Harvest Ale are very good, but you'll have to wait for them.

Now, if you can find it and, if you like Belgian ales, try and find their Pere Jacques. It's pricey and only available in 4-packs, but it sure is tasty! It has a nice fruit and malt mix.
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