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RATINGS: 1405   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.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jollyraider (252) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 25, 2005
On tap at Clybourn: Soft yellow. Thin, and not remarkable. Nice citrusy tang. A little bit of funk? Not as bad as some say. Weird label. Thanks to Ma Beth.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lyncham (251) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2009
I used to like this one, but then realized it was not all that good. It is a watered down american wheat. If you like the style of american wheat then this might be okay for you. The malts just did not come through for me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomTiedemann (251) - Levittown, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2012
on tap at margarittavilley in navy pier chicago (10/7) This was my first beer after running the Chicago Marathon so was tasty in that aspect. Poured hazy and thick like a hefe. went down smooth with lots of hop with the wheat finish

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
strangaj (250) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2007
This was not one of those dry or bitter wheat ales. This beer was really smooth with a bit of lemon flavor. It has nothing particularly special about it, but it is consistent. I must disagree with others and say that I enjoyed this brew.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ilherps (248) - Carbondale, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2009
I have to love a beer dedicated to chicago. Pours light hazy straw yellow, with thin white fizz. Flavors of banana, pineapple, and slight malts come across, with a finish thats sweet an lemony. This is a great wheat beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
iamqueensblvd (247) - , Iowa, USA - FEB 20, 2009
Poured a very pale yellow with a crisp white head. The aroma has a very apparent wheat smell and overall it is a very good beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
trayns (246) - Beverly Hills, Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2009
Bottle. Pours a pale, orange gold color with a large white head. No good aroma or taste to note. Notes of orange and bread, but mild and light. A very light tasting wheat ale. Very thin palate

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ebone1988 (245) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Aroma is light, wheat heavy. Appearance is a piss yellow, clear. Taste is what it is: light, wheat beer. The mouthfeel is meh; carbonated, but not so much. Overall, itís forgettable, but better than a Budweiser.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
g_georgiou (245) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
steelhead3686 (244) - Athens, Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2011
Pours golden wheat color (go figure) with a small white head. Heavy hay/grass aroma (go figure). Medium sour taste with the very faintest bitter on the back end. Very light beer. Almost nothing to it really. Not a great wheat beer. It fits the bill for being light and refreshing, but itís too light and the refreshing nature is more from just having a cold, slightly carbonated beverage.


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