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RATINGS: 1544   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fro2218 (471) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2007
Very cloudy - too cloudy. Too yeasty - covered up the wheat flavor. A little spice and citrus.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chapel (468) - Levittown, New York, USA - APR 24, 2012
Pours hazy straw color. Some citrus flavors but very mild all around. Some banana aroma.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NVBeer232 (467) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 25, 2005
Hazy golden pour. Light aroma with hints of tangerine. A bit fizzy on the palate, with flavors of melon, orange, and yeast. A bit light on character, but aren’t most non-Gumballhead American wheats? Certainly drinkable.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cerbier (464) - - JUL 17, 2015
0,355l Flasche. Gelbes Bier, der Schaum verschwindet sofort. Leichter Geruch nach Lemongras. Schmeckt am Anfang leicht nach Mandarine überwiegend unangenehm bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brewbie (462) - New York, USA - APR 18, 2011
12oz bottle, thin head, hazy almost white appearance. just a light aroma of hops and spice. taste is a little bland and watery. light spice finish

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bathory (458) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2012
Very light aroma of malt and some yeast. Taste is dissapointing, there should be more of everything here. It’s taste like a mixture of a industrial lager mixed with 1/3 of a wheat beer. Goose Island usually make better beer.

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.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
zombywoof (457) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - FEB 28, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2007 Pours pale and hazy with a frothy head. The aroma is mild with a citric character. Boring and unsubstantial. Thin body.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gputty (456) - Virgina Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2006
Shared with Immy. From bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow with white head. Nose is musty wheat and light lemon. Flavor follows with a rough, metallic aftertaste. Lightly carbonated palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhgrantjr (456) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Poured from a bottle, hazy yellow with white head. Aroma of spices and lemon. Taste is sweet with a pod tart aftertaste. Good carbonation. Decent wheat, maybe the best one I can get my hands on from local stores. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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