Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 1398   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
barenada (211) - Georgetown, Indiana, USA - AUG 10, 2005
(draft) Take a light American wheat and spray lemon pledge in it. Not the worst thing Iíve ever tasted, but far from the best.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuedmaster (211) - Vista, California, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Golden pour with a thin white head. Aroma of wheat and some citrus. Nice snappy, somewhat creamy flavor, you can tell that itís unfiltered. Very refreshing and goes down smooth, an above average wheat beer. Light bodied, lively carbonation, crisp finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jodah52 (210) - Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2010
Hazy yellow, white head. Thin mouthfeel, like a witbeir. Bit of yeast and malt in the aromas with a distinct citrus aroma. Pleasant session beer; heck of a lot better for this than macropils, but not too great for anything else.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brew4fun (209) - West Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2010
Just like the commercial description says. Very light and refreshing. Light fruity aroma, cloudy golden,pour fluffy head. Malty toward bready, as expected. Perhaps the most agreeable wheat beer I have had to date.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigcat03 (207) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - NOV 27, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2006 Draught from The Pub poured into shaker with a lemon garnish - Pours clear gold with a very minimal head; Lemon and wheat to the nose; Lemon, wheat and a hint of pine hops on the initial taste; A bland wheat backtaste; Medium watery palate; Too much carbonation; Not impressed. Goose Island is normally spot on with their brews, but this one leaves a good bit to be desired. Lots of the lemon probably came from the garnish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nimrod979 (206) - Hagerstown, Maryland, USA - APR 19, 2012
On tap at the Corner Pub. Appearance - Hazy golden color. Generous foamy white head. Good retention. Decent lacing. Aroma - Not much on the nose. Just some wheat and grass. Taste - Clean wheat flavor. Some lemony zest and light grassy hops add a touch of bitterness. Mouthfeel - Clean & crisp. Dry. Soft carbonation. Overall - Itís enjoyable. Iíd have it again if I were in the mood for a simple wheat beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fantomasus (204) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Had this beer for breakfast after a long drinking session. Pours a cloudy light golden yellow with a thin flimsy head that quickly dissipates to a film. Aroma is a little funky... hay, grass, basement aromas, cooked vegetables, light smell of rotten eggs. Taste balance sweet and sour gives way to bitterness and eventually salt. Palate should really be more like a 3.5: light body, creamy, lively, with a lingering bitter finish. Would not buy again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RunDWP (203) - San Jose, California, USA - OCT 13, 2008
On tap. Tastes slightly spicey, a little like coriander, yeasty, and a sligfht touch of citrus. Some lacing on the glass, pours a clear yellow. One of the better wheat beers I’ve had from the United States.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
benfergy (200) - Valley City, North Dakota, USA - JUN 3, 2007
Massive head, and a bold yellow appearance. Wonderful aroma, almost apricot-like, very much wheat. Iím a little underwhelmed by the flavor, but itís still good; itís a wheat beer thatís smooth, for the most part. Perhaps I poured it improperly resulting in the large head that made it a little difficult to drink. Either way, I will very likely try this beer again sometime, and Iíd recommend it to others too!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
eruizgarcia (199) - - JUL 14, 2012
Very clean, crisp with a watery feel. Hint of citrus hops. Very light and refreshing. Good for a summer day.

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