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RATINGS: 1398   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MOboy (505) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JAN 8, 2008
Pale straw with a short living, white foam. Very bland, unappealing and boring.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JAN 7, 2008
12oz bottle: Pours a hazy yellow with a soft cap that fades quickly. The nose is weak, some bubble gum esthers if you reallly try. The body was about the same for me - a bit hoppy with a nice balance of vanilla and banana, but nothing spectacular. Tastes like an American Wheat yeast strain and lower alcohol. I could drink quite a few on a hot day, but the style just seems to be a Hefe-light kind of approach.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skyview (5208) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JAN 5, 2008
Sampled via 12-oz bottle at 10th Annual Ice Cold Beer Festival in Minocqua, Wisconsin. Pours a semi-clear pale light straw brew with a thick white head that has some good retention and lacing. Aroma of light mulit-grain malt, some yeast, and citrus zest. Taste is light to medium bodied, light carbonation with flavors of light multi-grain malt with wheat, yeast and a touch of citrus zest. Finish is semi-dry with a lemon zest aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (11056) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 4, 2008
Bottle. Aroma of wheat and citrus. Slightly hazy golden color with a decent white head. Medium bodied with fizzy/creamy carbonation. Flavor is wheat with citrus. Flavor fades rapidly, and the finish is a little grain and a touch of citrus that persists.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 23, 2007
10-11-07 bottle
Hazy yellow golden in color with light short-lived head. Big heavy wheat aroma - nice malt and hops mixture. A bit watery overall and weak on the palate. Overly light in flavor and palate for my liking. Quite thin. Taste is somewhat lemony.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ebarnes (239) - Beech Grove, Indiana, USA - DEC 23, 2007
12oz bottle. Pours cloudy gold with a white fluffy head. Clean, slightly fruity aroma. Taste is very light. Be good after cutting the grass in the summer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FlagstoneHill (213) - Erie, Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2007
12 oz bottle (thanks Tom)
Straw, hazy (with the yeast poured in), Small white head (3/5)
Lt Malty aroma, fruity, no hops (6/10)
Fruity flavor w/ some malt. pretty thin flavor, with a clean finish (5/10)
Light body, med Carb(3/5)
Not bad, but not too exciting. would be a good summer beer, provided you were just thirsty (12/20)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JLAudio (282) - Crestwood, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2007
There is a lot of hype about this beer, since Iím next to the 312 area code, but there isnít too much to back it up for me. It is slightly too light, slightly too muddled, slightly complex and not much else. I guess it has a pleasant taste and is easy to drink, in the summer that is.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
37steel (186) - St. Charles, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2007
Draft. Hazy pale yellow with a white head. Lemony citrus aromas. Wheat spiciness in the flavor with hints of lemons. A bit thinner than I expected.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Moz (613) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2007
Bottle. Hazy golden colour with a medium white head. Spicy aroma with faint notes of hops. Light spicy taste, little bitterness.


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