Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 1629   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Like the digits suggest, itís a beer thatís densely populated with flavor and loaded with character. We donít filter it, so none of its life and soul is stripped away. The first thing you notice is the hazy, cloudy appearance. Thatís how you know itís unfiltered. What hits you next is the spicy aroma of Cascade hops, followed by the crispy, fruity ale flavor delivered in a smooth, creamy body, the result of blending barley malt with torrified wheat. Itís not like any other Goose Island Beer, but no less that youíd expect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (3200) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 28, 2010
Bottle - Pale yellow pour with a nice bubbly white head. Decent grassy hops on the nose, with bubble gum, sweet wheat, and a hint of chocolate. Taste is a bit bigger and grainier than I expected. Thought itíd be sweeter, but the barley malt really comes out and dominates the taste through a long finish. Slightly spicy hops with a mineral water taste in the background. Tastes a bit odd, but it goes down easy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zer0crew (119) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 27, 2010
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden. Aroma is a bit weak, not picking up anything super distinct. Flavor has hints of citrusy fruits, tiny bit bitter, with a nice amount of wheat and yeast, and it pretty fully bodies for a lighter beer. A pretty well balanced brew that is pleasing to the palate. A good summer beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 27, 2010
Bottle 12fl.oz.
Clear light medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted - wheat, moderate hoppy, perfume, light yeasty, light coriander. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20100417]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LtDan (1806) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - APR 26, 2010
Appearance: Pours a cloudy yellow gold with 3 fingers of fluffy head.

Aroma: Sour dough starter and light fruitiness.

Taste: Toasted wheat, light banana, metallic hop notes and sour dough starter.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: Drinkable, but not my bag babe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - APR 26, 2010
Sampled on 4/16/2010. This wheat ale pours a slightly hazy orange gold color from a 12oz bottle. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is citrusy, cereal and spicy. A medium to light bodied wheat ale. The malts are fruity and cereal. The hops are slightly spicy. A light citrus flavor dominates throughout. There is a touch of hops at the finish as well. Lively carbonation. Light and refreshing taste. Nice summer wheat beer. Good session ale. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsf23mr (218) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2010 Absolutely delicious. Never had the beer until I moved to Chicago, but it is now one of my favorites. Pours a cloudy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma/taste is citrus. Finish is easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7293) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 25, 2010
Biggish white coarseish head. Cloudy yellow body. Fruity citric wheaty aroma with floral notes. Dry-sweetish floral fruity taste with wheaty citric notes. Mild, dusty mouthfeel. Mid-bodied. Dry fruity citric wehat aftertaste with orangey notes. Incredibly drinkable. (0.33l bottle, Systembolaget, Stockholm.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skoll (420) - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - APR 22, 2010
Pours light hazy yellow with a moderately sized white head. Aroma is light wheat character, Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Starts off with smooth wheat character - not much else at the beginning. The finish is prickly and somewhat metallic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (15536) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 21, 2010
Bottle @ Brugmansia/Fonefan Tasting, April 2010. Pours hazy yellow with a creamy white head and lacings. Nose is citrus, herbs and wheat. Lively carbonation. Fresh and dry flavor with notes of orange, wheat and citrus. Medium bodied. Ends very dry.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ingevara (904) - SWEDEN - APR 20, 2010
Barely no head. Light in color. Smell and flavor like a pear soda. Difficult to detect any hops, the bitterness is just symbolic. Not much of a beer. Drink something else.

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