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RATINGS: 1485   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maltser85 (333) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Beer pours a slightly cloudy golden color. Looks to have decent carbonation and pours a decent one and a half finger head. The aroma is light citrus, lemony, a bit grassy. There are notes of wheat as well. The initial taste is a nice pop of carbonation followed by that lemon note which moves across the entire palate. In the middle there is definitely a bitter hop astringency which moves into a nice citrus wheatiness. The beer finishes with a hint of wheat and then some more slight bitterness.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
g_georgiou (329) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Norton (329) - Southside, Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Draft. Somewhat floral aroma. Pretty golden, teeny bit muddied. Easy to drink. Light, crisp but not crackly. A pleasantly delightful surprise.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cimbasso (328) - - DEC 18, 2014
Sampled from a bottle in Chicago. A hazy pale golden colour with a thin white head. Lots of good hop aromas. The taste is quite tart and fruity, with hints of honey. Not much bitterness in the taste. A good thirst quencher, quite mild flavours and just a little bland.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jehoesefat (320) - Poway, California, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Aroma is wheaty and a little pungent. Pours cloudy pale with a thin white head. Taste is pleasant and sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - JAN 29, 2010
citrusy and fruity with a decent body. it is actually very drinkable and crisp, but it lacks character. a good summer/session brew for those lacking a bit of imagination or motivation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
__Rb81 (317) - NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours pale yellow with a white head. Aroma of malts, wheat and citrus. Taste is sweet malty, wheat, citrus, malty bread dough yeasty finish. Bit watery, but quite refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
damzz (314) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
timc100 (314) - Park Ridge, Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Ar: Lemon and belgian yeast Ap: Slightly hazy pale gold - weak fizzy head that quickly diminishes T: Slightly sour due to lemon, wheat comes through - light and refreshing P: Lively carbonation and thin body - again, refreshing O: Nice beer to have on a hot Chicago summer day

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
zapprentice (314) - East Setauket, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Aroma is floral hops. Flavor is similar, with some citrus fruit. Not much to this beer but not bad for drinking for refreshment.


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