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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.


TheCorkStops' rating

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheCorkStops (53) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 2, 2012
The Goose is Loose in Connecticut, finally! My salesmen have been taunting me with the Goose Island beers for over a year now, and as of May 1st they’ve finally been released. Just today we received our first shipment which included this little gem, the 312 Urban Wheat Ale. Despite its appearance in the picture, the 312 pours a light straw shade of yellow, with a bright white one finger foam on top. As the foam recedes, a small amount of lacing remains.On the nose, the 312 is a light crisp combination of malts, wheat, citrus, and just a touch of soft hops. The Goose 312 drinks somewhere between a crisp summer ale and a soft American wheat ale. The body is light and easy drinking, there’s a subtle hint of hops, just a little sweetness, and nice lingering finish. This is the first time I’ve had the Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat ale, and I’m definitely a fan. Where I come from we do our best to keep the freezer full of geese, but now that Goose Island is available in Connecticut, the hunt is going to be a lot easier.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Xstream (199) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2015
Beetje zurig en licht hoppig. Garnering en licht wit bier achtig. Nectar achtig mondgevoel. Wel aardig, maar niet bijzonder.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nihtila (1609) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle at Fountain. Pours hazy yellow. Nose is strange, some cleaning detergent and spices. Taste is watery, malts, wheat, hops, sth strange.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PlutonowyMan (129) - POLAND - JUN 19, 2015
Kolor jest jasno pomaranczowy, jasno bursztynowy, m?tny. Piana bia?a, zbudowana z drobnych p?cherzyków, nie chcia?a poczeka? a? zrobi? zdjecia. Aromat jest bardzo delikatny, odrobin? morelowy, troch? miodowy, nieco metaliczny, co? jakby woda mineralna z du?? ilo?ci? jonów ?elaza. Smak, tak jak aromat niesamowicie s?aby, cho? mo?na si? doszuka? moreli, miodu, oraz jak wcze?niej metaliczno??. Goryczka i jak alkohol nie wyczuwalne. Wysycenie jest ?rednie w kierunku do wysokiego. 312 z browaru Goose Island mimo i? niema zdecydowanego aromatu czy smaku jest piwem niesamowicie orze?wiaj?cym, lekkim i pijalnym, mo?e nawet wodnistym, cho? w tym przypadku jest to raczej atut. Idealne na upa?.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bonkiedeaap (416) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2015
355ml bottle from Albert Heijn. The beer is hazy yellow colored and pours a small and unstable white head, with average carbonation. The aroma has clear tones of spices, wheat, hops and some fruity notes. The taste is light bodied and smooth. Tones of honey and wheat are also noticable and a light hint of hops, but further very watery. The finish is watery, soft and light bitter. Pretty boring beer, but the smooth taste made it a little drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bontus (685) - Flanders, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle, Albert Heijn. 355ml. Pours golden, white head. Typical wheat nose, phenolic, slightly sour. Medicine like. Bit dull aroma, but good for the style. No flaws, wheat upfront but for once without an overdose of coriander.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PriorL (2645) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle at S&G tasting. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: hoppy, fruity, wheat. TASTE: hoppy, fruity, wheat, watery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lokitje (53) - - JUN 14, 2015
citrus aroma looks yellow hazy almost no foam which quickly disappears little bitterness little citrus refreshing beer taste is alright it just doesn’t look very good

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tapthis (167) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Orange/yellow in appearance with a small head. Good carbonation. This is a very fruity wheat, with notes of grain.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8391) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUN 13, 2015
Small white head over unclear orange-yellow beer, well-carbonated. Spicy-herbal nose, wheat-sourish, fruity. Dullish grainy/dry spicy flavour, bit pharmaceutical. Then a more aromatical flavour, like amandine/rosewater. Warming up, honey. WHeatslick, maybe medium bodied, spritzy carbonation. Better than most (USA) wheat ales.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Piw (377) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JUN 12, 2015
355ml Flasche. Leicht trüb und golden. Kleine Schaumkrone. Sehr wässrig, wenig aromatisch. Geht leicht runter, mehr nicht.


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