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RATINGS: 1427   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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
abstractbeer (239) - NORWAY - JUN 27, 2011
Bottle. Hazy pale yellow, practically no head. Fruity aroma with some apricots. Fruity flavor as well, with some spiciness, and a malty finish with hints of grapefruit and citrus. Thereís a slightly sour taste going on. Easy to drink and quite pleasant.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beaz1591 (238) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Pours a dirty golden color with a tiny bit of head. Smells are rich of wet hay. Taste is a medium wheat/barley taste. Not a bad aftertaste. An okay beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UnsofistaCat (238) - Garden City, Michigan, USA - SEP 6, 2008
On tap and very fresh tasting. Kind of a very light and crisp wheat beer. simple back ground of citrus. these wheat beers are getting old as a whole, but this isn’t a bad beer to have with dinner on a summer night.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smooch (238) - Sylvania, Ohio, USA - JUN 13, 2009
An ok effort. Just letting it sit for a few minutes and warm up made it much worse. All of a sudden got a little woddy flavor to it and then dissipated. For Goose Island, Iím let down.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerheart (237) - Erie, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2008 For a beer that claims to be so meticulously brewed, including being unfiltered, this is quite pedestrian.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Quixote18 (236) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2006
Bottled. The body had the color of an unfiltered apple cider. Medium-lasting off-white head. Mild aroma of tangy wheat with a little yeast. Flavor was similiar. Overall, just slightly better than your average ho-hum American wheat.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
triguy84 (235) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 6, 2009
Come on, this was not cloudy, nor did I detect Cascade hops. I must have had a different 312.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drainey (234) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2006
Slightly cloudy yellow body with a thick white head. Aroma has some hops, citrus and a grassy smell. Flavor is mostly absent, but hints at some citrus and wheat. Palate is watery. When Goose Island has the chops to make beers as good as the Bourbon County Stout or the Imperial IPA, I donít know why they waste their time on this one. Not a very impressive beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
eruizgarcia (234) - - JUL 14, 2012
Very clean, crisp with a watery feel. Hint of citrus hops. Very light and refreshing. Good for a summer day.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
FishBizkit (234) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Tall glass, cloudy yellow with two fingers of head. Looks really nice. Banana bread smell, blunt, little bit of lemon. Watery taste, lemon bitterness. A fair amount of carbonation, medium body and crisp. Looked great, the taste was a letdown, which makes it fairly average for a wheat. -Fish!


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