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RATINGS: 1390   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.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
apingos (90) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2007
On tap at old Chicago in rockford. No head to speak of. cloudy,yes and drinkable. Strong lemon taste. Summer sunset is a more balancrd brew.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
presario (4609) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 29, 2007
Chicago trip. Monday 14:17+. On tap at Clybourn. Hint of haze. Pale yellow. Hint of chemical in the nose. Creamy plain taste. Muddled wet grain. Not joyful.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeinDahlem (1325) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2007
On draught. Yellow-gold translucent with frothy, white head--really a nice hat for an American wheat. Some wet sourdough aroma, wheaty-yeasty flavor with some lemon-zest notes. A bit wet. Refreshing and sessionable wheat beer that does have some character.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2007
Rated 8/8/06: Not much doing with this beer, no bad aspects but nothing spectacular either. Aroma is a mellow wheat with an ever so slight citrus scent. Nice appearance, hazy golden yellow with a good white head, very crisp. Mouthfeel is full and clean. Flavor is basically standard for an American Wheat. It is enjoyable but I really wanted more out of this beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
badnewsbeers (2313) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 19, 2007
yellow pour, clear with minimal head...aroma of grain, light grass, and a touch of citrus...flavor is mostly earthy with small citrus complements... somewhat spicy as well..

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ross (2080) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - MAY 17, 2007
Bottle from Ryan. Thanks. Ive wanted to try this one for a while, and I finally got my chance. Kind of disappointing really - just tastes like what I think something that is in a bottle that says BEER should taste like. Some corn flavors, grain tasting, smooth and light though. Not bad, but its no oberon. Thanks man.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcr (2198) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAY 14, 2007
Cloudy, light yellow pour. Grainy, grassy, slightly spicy aroma. Flavor has a tangy finish, only slightly sweet at the start. Thin body, but clean, crisp mouthfeel. Not much else. Easy drinking, thirst quenching.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - MAY 13, 2007
Aroma is light citrus and hay. Color is cloudy pale yellow with a white diminishing head. Flavor is mild, light citrus qualities with a bitter grassy aftertaste. Light bubbly mouth-feel. Ok overall.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tjp68 (31) - Washington, Missouri, USA - MAY 7, 2007
Thin, gold, small white head. Very light aroma and mouthfeel. I prefer a Belgian Wit to an American Wheat style, but this is drinkable in a pinch.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
topherh (1911) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - MAY 7, 2007
Bottle. Pours a hazy straw gold with a thin white head. Light grassy aroma. Very light mouthfeel, definite american wheat flavor. Might make a good hot weather beer.


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