Goose Island Summertime

Goose Island Summertime

The Goose Island Beer Company, Chicago, IL makes this Kölsch style beer.

Origin – Koln, Germany (Cologne to Americans).

Style – German style Kölsch – Hybrid beer brewed with a top-fermenting yeast which makes it an ale , but then undergoes cold fermentation (lagering).

Pairings – salads & fish

Cost – $8.45/6 pack at the Brookings Municipal Liquor Store

ABV = 4.7%

IBUs = 20

This beer pours out yellow with a white head into a pint glass.  The aroma and taste are a combination of light spicy hops and mild fruitiness.  The mouthfeel is light and clean.

Grade = B+

This is a great summer session beer because of the refreshing taste and relatively low alcohol content.  Grab some while you can!

Summertime on the deck!