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RATINGS: 1388   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.


msojka's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msojka (457) - New Jersey, USA - APR 12, 2012
Pour is a cloudy light yellow with a white head. Nose is rather mild, some light fruit, but mainly dominated by the wheat, taste is very similar.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thorongil2 (1188) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
(bottle) hazy yellow colour with a small white head; aroma of sour fruit; lightly sour flavour; refreshing

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
vulcanmeister (193) - La Grande, Oregon, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Poured a golden blonde with large white head. Aroma was grainy, hoppy with some citrus. Flavor mildly sweet with fruit and crisp hoppy bite. Medium light body. Refreshing drink on a hot day.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
smaynard6000 (623) - Apopka, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2014
On tap at a Rays game. Golden in color with small white head. Sweet flavor with wheat notes. Light bodied and easy drinking. Not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
commonshawn (348) - - AUG 14, 2014
Pint. Gold with small white head. Smells of citrus and off grain. Light in body and flavor. Watery for a wheat beer. Used to love this beer, but pretty convinced itís been changed, and just doesnít have the flavor and body I used to like.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Herbicles69 (41) - Parker, Colorado, USA - AUG 13, 2014
From bottle poured into pint glass. Purchased in Denver. Unique citrusy sour mixed with a hefeweizen. Definitely a unique flavor for a wheat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HIGHB4LL (475) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 11, 2014
On tap. Appearance: 2 fingers white head, amber gold color, good lacing, clear. Aroma: wheat, light caramel, light floral light roast wheat. Palate: light body, light bitter finish, average carbonation, thin texture. Taste: sweet malt and wheat into light bitter. Overall, too wheaty, but drinkable. Something to be drank on a hot day in quantity.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
rolfc81 (33) - - AUG 8, 2014
Maybe my favorite summer beer. Not nearly as sweet as oberon. Better on draft. .....

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jrob21 (2513) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Eh nothing to see here. A rather unassuming beer. Bordering way more on the pilsner spectrum with a light toasty grain aspect than it is on the hefe or wheat spectrum. Little bit of of lemon aroma but struggling to find much past that.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tonkun (843) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Tap. Bronze pour with white head that dissipated quickly. Wheat, grain, soap. Light to medium body. Bitter finish. Decent

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
degbert (1099) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2014
TPSA. Pours a pale gold with a hint of amber and a light head. Nose has a hint of clove, but is mostly yeasty bready notes. Itís quite clean, but very mild; it has no tropical fruit, but a decent amount of spice and toasted grain. The finish is short, though the mouthfeel is nice and round. Itís a nice entry level wheat, but I wouldnít call it ídensely populated with flavorí; itís rather mild, actually.


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