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RATINGS: 1472   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.


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.

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.

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.

2.7
   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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jasond612 (281) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2013
7/20/13 drank out front purchased for tomorrow's "hang out" with Shannon's childhood friend. Went and got this beer ($2.99)after replacing Ken's Yards beer with a "summer something from Goose Island". As for the beer...who cares nothing memorable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jabswitch (278) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 13, 2006
Hazy pale gold. Very fizzy. Wheaty aroma. Not a lot of character in the taste. Slightly sour aftertaste. It is a decent beer - especially when you need a thirst quencher.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
12many (277) - Alaska, USA - JUL 25, 2008
Bottle. This is very light. Hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is kind of plain just some very mild citrus. Flavor isn’t bland but it is rather boring. Smooth and drinkable but I doubt I’ll drink it again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Barnoloid (277) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 26, 2014
What you see is what you get here. A hazy, straw colored wheat ale with a slight citrus touch. Smooth mouthfeel. Easy drinking - watery and a little bland which does the trick sometimes.


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