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RATINGS: 1374   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
olundnat (25) - - APR 27, 2014
Very smooth, crisp and fruity. Delicious wheat beer with a great name. Definitely worth buying, very refreshing after a long day.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanerme3 (20) - - APR 26, 2014
Solid wheat. Some mild citrus notes that lead into some fruity notes as you drink. Not bitter and has a great malty flavor. Worth picking up.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
munozjes (20) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 25, 2014
One of my favorite beers! It has a good malt taste. Being from Chicago you have to love it!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (1936) - Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2014
Hazy amber/gold color; Light to medium body; Aroma of wheat/malt, grain, & some citrus; Flavor of slight sweet malt, wheat, light hops, and citrus; Not too bad.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
knickskicks (686) - - APR 19, 2014
Golden, white head. Nose is wheat, fruity esters, booze, adjunct lager. Tastes like an adjunct lager with wheat. Somehow manages to taste boozy.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (566) - BesanÁon, FRANCE - APR 13, 2014
Bue en bouteille. Bière assez légère, peu corpulente. On sent les céréales et une touche acide finale sur le citron. Pas la meilleure de cette brasserie.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
Ctplt777 (70) - - APR 13, 2014
So bad. This beer is complete garbage. I donít understand the hype with Goose Island. Other than Matilda and Sofie their beers are awful. This is no exception. It tastes like a Bud Heavy with like a weird wheat taste. Itís like that Bud Light Wheat they made. Just trash. I expected a nice refreshing wheat beer but I got a nasty adjunct mess of a beer. The most overrated "craft brewery" hey lets see who owns them now. Awful.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Floback (523) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2014
6-pack from Publix grocery. Pours a hazy yellow body with minimal off-white head. Nose of banana, subtle citrus. Flavors are similar to the aroma with the addition of lemongrass, dough, and a very subtle herbal note. Finishes clean. Medium carbonation and light/medium body. Not great in complexity, but easily drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1482) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2014
Hazy gold. Nose of sweet wheat malt with some wet malt and mild hopping. Flavor is bright golden malt and sweet wheat malt with a light citrus hop finish. Very good for a bland style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnymusky (173) - Minnesota, USA - APR 7, 2014
sample bottle from my beer rep...thanks john d....he said this beer has great sales in chicago...its an ok wheat... pours golden with huge head ..nice lacing...light citrus malt and hops...ok taste...very average beer in my opinion.


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