Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 1607   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hero12 (184) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 17, 2010
Pours a hazy golden yellow with a small white head. Very strong citrus, hop smell. I can definitely taste the wheat beer qualities, but the citrus flavor is a little too overwhelming for my tastes. Quite a bit of carbonation and a fairly abrupt finish. Probably my least favorite goose island beer Iíve had.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rcasta (847) - EL SALVADOR - JAN 16, 2010
lo mismo que el aleman, esperaba mas Bottle: clear for a wheat, light, slight maltiness. Refreshing. Food Pairing: Green salad. Thanks to rcasta.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ghawener (1553) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JAN 16, 2010
Bottle: clear for a wheat, light, slight maltiness. Refreshing. Food Pairing: Green salad. Thanks to rcasta.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
twindadplus2 (656) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 13, 2010
Clear pale yellow color with a good sized foamy head. Aroma of lightly spiced wheat and citrus. Flavor is sweet and spicy yeast and a lemony citrus bitterness. Light bodied but still feels oddly thick on the palate. All in all a good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weitz15 (530) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 10, 2010
Aroma of wheat and hops. Flavor consists of earthy citrus, wheat malts, and a slightly hoppy finish. A good beer, but nothing unique here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (6657) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2010
On tap at Tilted Kilt. Pours semi-hazy yellow with a big white head. Creamy and wheaty malt nose, not much else going on. Flavor matches. I guess I like the fact that itís an American wheat instead of a weizen, but still not my thing. I might look at this beer differently if it wasnít 8 degrees outside. Maybe Iíll give it another shot come summertime.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (9602) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle. Hazy gold and yellow with a medium head. Aromas are pineapple with caramel and wheat. Lemon with yeast and soft spices. Flavours are sweet tropical fruit with gentle lemon bitterness. Has a nice spritzy, yeasty palate. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
vtafro (6248) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle. Golden pour with white head. Spicy wheat flavor... Slight sweetness but mainly wheat and malt characteristics. Where is the hop presence?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jake65 (3315) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - JAN 6, 2010
Bottle: Pours a pale straw color with a large white head. Not much aroma present, faint notes of wheat and malt. The flavor is a sweet malt base with light wheat notes and a little floral hoppiness in the tail. A tame crispness in the finish. Rather mild, yet good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
slayer02348 (103) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2009
Pours out golden with a little bit of suspended sediment. Small, white head. Aroma is pretty light, with wheat notes. Taste is the same. Pretty weak, but wheat flavored.

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