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RATINGS: 1532   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Like the digits suggest, it’s a beer that’s densely populated with flavor and loaded with character. We don’t filter it, so none of its life and soul is stripped away. The first thing you notice is the hazy, cloudy appearance. That’s how you know it’s 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. It’s not like any other Goose Island Beer, but no less that you’d expect.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2010
Bottled. Clear golden colour, at least I don’t see much of haziness. Might be the haze, höhö. Metal, black tea, and subtle citrusy hops. Light bodied and crisp, really lacking in maltiness and all. Bit of citrusy hops but that’s just l-i-t-t-l-e. Dull beer here, dull style. Body is pretty smooth but what good does that do now?

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marsiblursi (3052) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2010
(Bottle) Pours hazy yellow with a medium sized white head. The aroma is of lemon, orange and apricot alongside mild spicy and honey-like tones. Pale malty and wheat-ish with notes of white bread and grain. Light salty with a touch mild wood, vegetables and herbs. Bit muddy. Hints of wort. The flavour is light sweet, light bitter light acidic. Tones of citrus fruits, watery wheat and mild hops. The mouthfeel is watery and clean with a medium carbonation. “Pale” and dry finish. Bit honey-like in the finish. Light bodied. Light but nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (5904) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2010
Bottle (35 cl) from Systembolaget. Hazy golden, large fluffy white head. Citric aroma with some oranges. Light in body. Slightly sweet, with a medium bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (4945) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2010
Bottle, 2010-02-13, Göteborg AR: citrus, some hops AP: yellow- light cloudy body, light head F: apricot, honey, wheat

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Furseth (2021) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2010
Bottle: Hazy yellow colour, with a nice creamy white head. Aroma of fruits, flowers, yeasty and nice sweet maltynes. Flavor was Mild smouth and fresh flowery/fruity mouthfeeling. Grassy and sweet maltynes. Thin body and short fruity finish.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Linnet (1265) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2010
Cloudy light golden colour, medium bubbly white head. Discrete wheat notes in the nose not much else, flavour is the same, and I find it very watery. Mouthfeel is average. This beer is just plain boring.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1703) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2010
Bottle, Beers of Europe. Very pale yellow, zingy and zesty and a bit of a German/Belgian crossover, I thought. Refreshing. slightly herby and creamy, with some raspberry flavour lurking in the background. Clean tasting and impressive.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichardGretton (4406) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2010
Bottle. Cloudy golden beer with a fizzy head and body. The aroma is mainly sweet, and the flavour is malty and yeasty and dry at the finish. Overall a very plain beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 9, 2010
Pours yellow with white head, aroma is fruity and ester filled. Taste is fruity up front and thins into some malt with a kind of lackluster finish that’s slightly sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2011 Top of the heap as Hefe’s go. Basically tastes like a hefe without being sweet, which makes it great to me. Good citrus aromas, nice yeast. Easy to drink with a full yet clean finish.


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