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RATINGS: 1330   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Quixote18 (236) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2006
Bottled. The body had the color of an unfiltered apple cider. Medium-lasting off-white head. Mild aroma of tangy wheat with a little yeast. Flavor was similiar. Overall, just slightly better than your average ho-hum American wheat.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ebarnes (236) - Beech Grove, Indiana, USA - DEC 23, 2007
12oz bottle. Pours cloudy gold with a white fluffy head. Clean, slightly fruity aroma. Taste is very light. Be good after cutting the grass in the summer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
abstractbeer (236) - NORWAY - JUN 27, 2011
Bottle. Hazy pale yellow, practically no head. Fruity aroma with some apricots. Fruity flavor as well, with some spiciness, and a malty finish with hints of grapefruit and citrus. Thereís a slightly sour taste going on. Easy to drink and quite pleasant.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
triguy84 (235) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 6, 2009
Come on, this was not cloudy, nor did I detect Cascade hops. I must have had a different 312.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
damzz (235) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Pours a hazy Budweiser yellow with a white head. Nose is citrus. Body is light. Palate is wheat with hops and a lingering bitter aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drainey (234) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2006
Slightly cloudy yellow body with a thick white head. Aroma has some hops, citrus and a grassy smell. Flavor is mostly absent, but hints at some citrus and wheat. Palate is watery. When Goose Island has the chops to make beers as good as the Bourbon County Stout or the Imperial IPA, I donít know why they waste their time on this one. Not a very impressive beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
FishBizkit (234) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Tall glass, cloudy yellow with two fingers of head. Looks really nice. Banana bread smell, blunt, little bit of lemon. Watery taste, lemon bitterness. A fair amount of carbonation, medium body and crisp. Looked great, the taste was a letdown, which makes it fairly average for a wheat. -Fish!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheelz843 (233) - Grand Island, New York, USA - OCT 12, 2008
bottle. has a sweet citrusy aroma. pours a light yellow with a thin yellow head. has a bit of an orange and wheat taste. not too bad.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Salmoniform (232) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Poured from bottle to glass. Light golden with fizzy white head that quickly dissipated to a thin ring. Sedimentation in suspension. Aroma is wheat, clove, esthers, floral. Mouthfeel is decent with a lighter body and average carbonation. Taste is dry with a slight hop bitterness and CO2 sharpness in the finish. Overall, this is an average attempt at a sessionable wheat beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spelt (231) - East Kingston, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 25, 2012
Very much a summer session beer. Has light piney aroma with lemony notes. Taste is both citrusy and bready but very light. Thin in body. Nice malt flavors in finish. No much tartness from the wheat.


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