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RATINGS: 1377   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.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
WeissGary (285) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 23, 2012
Grainy and grassy aroma, lightly hopped, very thin mouthfeel, pretty watery finish - this is a clean and crisp beer, I bought it out of interest for the wheat ale element but I find it to be a little bit lighter than I was expecting, arguably a good introductory ale for lager fans looking to broaden their drinking.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DMLINAZ (284) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2013
This is my wifeís auntís favorite beer and itís suited to her taste. I find it pretty inoffensive and easy going. Not much aroma. Just some slight lemon and grass and wheat. Fairly low carbonation and creamy mouthfeel makes this easy to drink. Flavor is slight lemon, wheat, some malt.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sperine (283) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle. Enjoyed this one before the craft beer revolution took me over, but after some context, this is a pretty poor wheat beer.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tedovertu (283) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2008 On Tap, This is Goose Island worst excuse for a beer. Extremely light color wheat ale. Taste is non descript. Very little flavor. Quickly diminishing head. This is NOT a good beer. Goose Island has did a dis-service by making this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snzcujo (282) - RUSSIA - NOV 4, 2012
Tasted from the bottle @Harley, Sheffield, on 04/11/2012. Pours of hazy straw colour, with a good snowy white head that quickly dissapears. Aroma is not very intense, having a dominant malty&caramelt sweet character. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied and high carbonated. Taste is zesty&acidic upfront, following by herbal, slightly sweet tones. Aftertaste is intense and very citrusy. In short, too sweet, to my personal taste. Neutral. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Creedence (282) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Keg at The Banshee. Hazy golden with a half inch head that dissipates to a thin but lasting foam. Light lacing. Pretty nice looking pint. Aroma is poor, with mostly grapey cellar must and light lemony and grassy notes. Taste has a balance of light lemony bitterness, light-medium wheat flavor and a very light sour note. Lingering what aftertaste on a lively carbonated light-medium body. Not a great beer, but barring the aroma, fine and drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JLAudio (282) - Crestwood, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2007
There is a lot of hype about this beer, since Iím next to the 312 area code, but there isnít too much to back it up for me. It is slightly too light, slightly too muddled, slightly complex and not much else. I guess it has a pleasant taste and is easy to drink, in the summer that is.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fidemaster (281) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2006 weak in flavor. not a pleasant after taste. I think this is the only Goose Island I have never not been happy with.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
dlihcsnatas (280) - Texas, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Slightly hazy yellow brew with the smell of lemon. Other than the lemon zest there doesnít seem to be much else going for this one. Pretty boring brew with nothing really making me want to purchase more. Glad I got a sampler bottle rather than a whole six pack.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jabswitch (278) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 13, 2006
Hazy pale gold. Very fizzy. Wheaty aroma. Not a lot of character in the taste. Slightly sour aftertaste. It is a decent beer - especially when you need a thirst quencher.


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