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RATINGS: 1391   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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lightrider (307) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2013
Draft at phillies game. Pour us a haze gold with a lace head. Aroma is a lite malt. Taste is a nice bitter, smooth. Finish is clean. A good ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AOF (306) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAR 5, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2007 Poured from a 12oz bottle, the color is golen wheat. Very cloudy, but in this brew the haziness enhances the color. Sweet aromas on this one. Lemongrass, apples, pears, with some maltiness. This beer is pretty thin and light bodied. While the mouth is fairly creamy, the finish is somewhat soft and weak.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
keoki182 (305) - West Bend, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2007
Honey yellow color with no head. Aroma is wheaty with a bit of hops and lemon. Mouthfeel is very creamy, much more so than I anticipated. Semi-spicy wheat flavors abound. Solid but unspectular ale from a great brewery.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bbrock81 (304) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - MAY 2, 2005
Aroma: at first it was citrusy and wheaty, but later became rancid (not skunky, but some other sour smell). Appearance: cloudy straw, with a large head that lasts a couple minutes. The flavor is unexceptional, and is very bland. Not much hop, malt, wheat, or yeast flavor. None of the fruity tastes that a good wheat beer gives you. The palate was likewise thin and watery. This is a sub-standard wheat beer, and I would recomment Boulevardís instead if you are looking for a good wheat beer made here in the midwest.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mtdewa1 (301) - rome, New York, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Light clear pour. Little head and carbonation. Very bland, little taste. Bud light with a new label.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrianHagmeier (299) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - JAN 28, 2008
Pours a straw color with a small, frothy head. Aromas are bready with some sour mash notes underneath. Flavor is about the same. Tastes the same as it smells.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BigBang (299) - Indiana, USA - OCT 3, 2008
This was a very disappointing outing from Goose Island. Had on tap. Yellow color with little head. Pretty watery with little flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Tap. Cloudy pale yellow color. Foamy white head. Aroma of wheat and coriander, and wintergreen. Flavors matched, with zesty lemon notes and a slight bitter tone on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OzarkElmo (295) - Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Pours a slightly cloudy golden with moderate white head. Nice unfiltered US wheat beer. Lightly hopped with hints of lemon & orange. Nice, refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bellco33 (295) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - JAN 15, 2014
On tap at Little Markís: Pours slightly hazy golden with a two-finger white head. Aroma of cereal malts, corn, and wheat. Taste is very mild, more cereal malts, a little bitterness from hops, but very smooth. Light body, nice carbonation, very drinkable, but nothing that stands out. Very tame beer, but thereís nothing offensive about it. Safe is the keyword. This is something Iíd recommend to someone that doesnít like beer.


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