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RATINGS: 1417   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fech (291) - Parsippany, New Jersey, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Very good unfiltered wheat. Idk what the urban implies but full flavored citrus notes. Cloudy yellow pour.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
g_georgiou (291) - CYPRUS - OCT 7, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2013 Hazy, very light hue of yellow with a white head. Slight aroma of citrus. Very weak taste.

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.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dutch23mp (284) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Average beer weak taste over all. still far better then a normal commercial American beer such as Bud or Miller. Golden in color decent balance, weak head that leaves early on.

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.

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.

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

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fidemaster (282) - 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.

2.8
   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.

2.7
   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.


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