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RATINGS: 1556   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiddleBrau (1031) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2009
Golden, clear with nice white head. Faint orange citrus aroma. Light and flat on the palate, slightly creamy, light grain flavor. For a lighter beer this has a full feel on the tongue. On tap at Dive 96

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bullit (4228) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 4, 2009
Tap @ Y Bar, Kalamazoo. Hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma of wheat and citrus. Flavour has wheat, yeast and fruits.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PilsnerPeter (3030) - Flushing, New York, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Bottle: Hazy light golden with a dense white film of head. Fresh wheaty aroma with lots of grassy notes- crackery dry wheat and grassy hops. Thin and a bit fizzy in texture- pale bread crust flavor in the background with a light watery wheat character. Not much depth or bitterness with a straw note. Feels macro-ish, but with no major flaws or off flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnovacanes (61) - Crestwood, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2009
Appearance: light golden yellow; mild haze; starts with big fluffy white head, but dissipates quicker than it should Aroma: light wheat character; slight malt presence; very marginal hop presence by way of citrus Flavor: moderate, refreshing wheat; very light malt sweetness faint in the background; slightly crisp on an above-average finish Mouthfeel: medium-light body; medium-high carbonation Overall: not an attention grabber, but within the wheat category, this is definitely better than a "2.77" beer

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tekhna (118) - California, USA - APR 17, 2009
Overall, not a bad beer. I donít tend to drink wheat beers much, so I donít have much to compare it against. Biggest strike against it might be that the hops do most of the talking, which is not exactly what youíd expect in a wheat ale.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
guerinfbfan (110) - Elmwood Park, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2009
1st rating - I really liked this beer. Not the best aroma, but it went down smooth. Kind of citrus taste. Quite enjoyable.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onslow (1273) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2009 Pour from a 22oz bottle. Hazy blond brew with one finger of slightly creamy head. Modest aroma of wheat with slight citrus overtones. Mild flavor and body. Inoffensive, not much more to say.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alldaydrinker (559) - Norwood, Massachusetts, USA - APR 11, 2009
Draught. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium foamy white head. Nose of wheat, yeast, fruits, little banana. Initial taste of mild wheat, citrus, banana. Watery body, belove average palate duration, too simple one dimensional not challenged wheat ale. Average head retention and light body. Overall not impressed.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mwelsh13 (499) - Maryland, USA - APR 10, 2009
12 oz pours a hazy yellow with a foamy head. Big fruity aroma. Soft body with yeasty taste, some wheat and some fruits at the end. Decent lawnmower beer.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
6ROW (438) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2009
i was a little let down with this one. this wheat beer was clear. the beer is not filtered but it is over centrifuged! missing the yeast taste.


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