Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 1619   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (4234) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2009
Very smooth with nice taste of wheat grain. Slight citrus notes also apparent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 3, 2009
The bottle pours a hazy yellowish golden color with a small, foamy, snow white head. The foam settles quickly to a thin film, leaving minimal spots behind on the glass. The aroma is fairly mundane, with notes of fresh wheat, light cereal grains, and pale malt showing strongest. There is a wisp of floral hop character, along with a drop of honey sweetness. Flavors follow suit, light and clean but boring overall. Basically just wheat and honeyed pale malt. The palate falls somewhere between thin and medium bodied, with balanced carbonation and a lightly prickly, semi-dry finish. Sessionable on a hot summerís day, but boring overall. Decent tailgate beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
j12601 (9549) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2009
On tap at the Peekskill Brewery. Pours a clear light yellow with a nice soft white head. Aroma is wheat, with a touch of lemon. Thin bodied with a lot of active carbonation. Mostly empty flavor wise. Finishes lightly with a touch of wheat, a hint of banana, and a little bit of lemon. Pretty clean, but lacking much substance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - FEB 24, 2009
Pours slightly hazed pale yellow with a tall pillowy white head that has o.k. retention. Aroma is banana, white bread and a touch of lemon. Flavor is sweet grain, honey wheat, banana, and some fruity ester notes. Palate is thin and watery but very crisp and refreshing. Nice refreshing, though ultimately boring wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tdcritch (153) - Missouri, USA - FEB 24, 2009
Nice wheat beer. Gold color pour. Hint of banana, wheat and hops. Small white color head. Aroma is wheat and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
iamqueensblvd (247) - , Iowa, USA - FEB 20, 2009
Poured a very pale yellow with a crisp white head. The aroma has a very apparent wheat smell and overall it is a very good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
fromred2green (187) - , Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2009
Bottle. Pours a golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is wheat malt and hops. Flavor is very weak but consists of mostly malt and fruit. Average wheat beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jamvin23 (162) - chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2009
Bottle and Draft. yellow-gold color with a thin white head. Aroma: wheat, slight fruit, and a touch of malt. Flavor: Mild wheat, hops and slight fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lamas (1546) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2009
Bottle. Bottled on date: 12/23/08. Pours a hazy gold with tons of little floaties and a HUGE white head. Subtle aroma features wheat, lemons, bananas, bubble gum, vanilla, some spiciness, and hints of corn. Thin-bodied. Starts with some grainy corniness. Finishes with a crisp biscuity dryness and some lemons. Refreshing at least.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (9400) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - FEB 8, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 BOTTLE: pours a hazy yellow, mild aroma of grain and fruit. Lemon/orange on taste, with some carbonation. Pretty good wheat beer.

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