Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 1543   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Unique69crazy (120) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 15, 2008
A rather bland drink. It has a decent citrus aroma with not much left to the imagination. A clear tan/orange color with a light taste. A typical wheat ale with no "WOW". Probably wonít buy again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Syd (921) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 3, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2008 Bottle pours a whiter shade of pale with a decent head that leaves some lace. The aroma is light banana clove and some floral hops going on. The flavor is pretty bland, with a clovy finish and some yeast flavor. The palate is nice and refreshing. Overall, meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
noid1985 (99) - Broadview, Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2008
Very flavorful taste, light golden color....a truely amazing beer that is just in time for the season

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nitroz680 (31) - Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2008
Its cloudy in appearance, and real good. its a little fruity and i like it, of course i do wheat beers are my favorite.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopZettz (12) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2008
One of my favorite Goose Island brews. Thick, golden body and a sweet, fruity aroma traditional of wheat beers. Great unfiltered blend that lingers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Haslinger (873) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2008
Pretty bland generic beer, on tap at Buffalo Wild Wings. Not too bad easy to drink. Wouldnít buy again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 24, 2008
another great summertime brew. Pours a bright, but cloudy golden colour with a medium sized white head. Tastey, lively fruit, citrusy character and soft, creamy wheat flavors throughout this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - APR 18, 2008
Poured a surprisingly clear pale gold color. For all the chest beating they do in their description about how itís "unfiltered, hazy & cloudy" it really wasnít all that much so. The aroma was mild citrus, over light barley and wheat. Overall aroma was restrained, but not unpleasant. The flavor was a nice blend of light citrus with some nice wheat and hops that provided a nice finish. Decent mouthfeel. Refreshing and easy to drink. Not bad.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RPillsbury (115) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2008
Draught at Cabooses, Geneva, Illinois. I think this may have been the only microbeer available at this train station bar. It was served way too cold and had barely any aroma. However, when faced with Budweiser and Miller Lite, this is miles ahead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11557) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2008
12oz bottle-pours a foamy/bubbly white head and hazy yellow color. Aroma is sweet light malty/wheat/creamy/rich, some citrus. Taste is sweet light malty/wheat/creamy/rich, some citrus-orange, some spices. Light side of medium body, some complexness but easy drinking. Good effervescence. Thanks to decaturstevo for sharing.

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