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RATINGS: 1375   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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 6, 2006
When poured the beer looks to be unfiltered. Hazy straw like color with lots of floating sediment. Citrusy lemon nose. Mildly carbonated and dry, with notes of lemon and grass flavors, and a touch of hops in the finish. An okay beer/wheat.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2006
Pours a golden yellow/amber. Aromas of lemon, grains, celery. Flavor is crisp, dry, sweet malt, and a mild hop.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sincere (145) - wichita, Kansas, USA - MAR 3, 2006
12 oz bottle. Pours pale yellow, active carbonation with a quickly fading white head. Smells sweet and earthy alike. Very bubbly mouthfeel with a citrus crispness thatís fairly enjoyable. Very mouth-drying finish. I think more malt would give this basically decent beer a reason to rave.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
zombywoof (450) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - FEB 28, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2007 Pours pale and hazy with a frothy head. The aroma is mild with a citric character. Boring and unsubstantial. Thin body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fmbrewing (12) - Dodgeville, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 2, 2006
This hoppy metro wheat is spicy but smooth and leaves the consumer with hints of crisp lemon and banana tastes and smell. Goose island has been consistent with this beer like their others with big bold hoppy tastes but mixing it with a easy to drink highly hopped tasty wheat.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drainey (234) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2006
Slightly cloudy yellow body with a thick white head. Aroma has some hops, citrus and a grassy smell. Flavor is mostly absent, but hints at some citrus and wheat. Palate is watery. When Goose Island has the chops to make beers as good as the Bourbon County Stout or the Imperial IPA, I donít know why they waste their time on this one. Not a very impressive beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3528) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 27, 2006
bottle - This is an okay wheat beer. Like most American wheats, itís a bit sweet and easy to drink. Thereís a hint of citrus in the flavor and very little noticeable hops. Itís just rather unremarkable and thin.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
KUEric (886) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2006
12oz. Bottle: I thought it looked quite thin and not appatizing, until I looked a little closer. There was a steady carbonation moving throughout and a strange suspended lacing that was beautiful in a beer kind of way. The head explodes foamy only to dissapate immidieatly following an agressive pour. The aroma is grassy, citrus, urine, doughy, pine. The flavor is well ... less than the 6 I gave the aroma. Very dissapointing. Its a Goose Island, it shouldnít be bad, but there is almost nothing there. The palate is stiff, stale and biting. Not a beer I will try twice unfortuantly.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CMUBEERMAN (421) - - JAN 11, 2006
This isnít too bad of a wheat beer. Not very citrusy, but it still has some fruity flavors. Very full bodied.

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
RobKormal (36) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - DEC 25, 2005
A skunky smelling beer that looks like piss yellow. Not very flavorful and a low palate. Overall Iíd say if you want a good wheat ale take Blue moon over this crap.


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