Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 1560   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rasmus40 (14425) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2011
Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is wheaty, fruity and yeasty. Flavor is rather sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. A bit watery and lacks body. There is something artificial about the fruity sweetness. 010311

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (13757) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 22, 2011
A: The beer pours a slightly hazed bright yellow color with a short lived white head. S: Fairly light on the nose but some definite citrus notes of lemon peel and orange. A decent enough floral hop character is present as well. Sweet bread and wheat in terms of the malt content. T: Much more yeasty than I had expected. Wheat bread is there, but the flavor is quite light as well. Lemon zest and a mild to moderate tartness. Not as much hop flavor as I had anticipated, given the nose. M: Light in body with a moderate level of carbonation. O: As far as the Pale Wheat style of beer goes, this isnít bad, but itís still not something Iíd care to drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13660) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 13, 2012
@ ORD. Hazy light tan. Low but fluffy head. Spicy-yeasty aroma with light fruitiness. Full-bodied for a wheat ale with spice, yeast and lots of clean pale malt. Only a light yeast character but for an introductory beer this is pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (13535) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2012
Bottle at home - Apr í12. Hazy golden pour with a thin white head. Little aroma to this beer, faint wheat and grain, a little pale malt. Taste follows on from the nose with a little citrus and grassiness in there. Light to medium in body and perhaps a little over carbonated. No need to re-visit!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (13136) - DENMARK - JUL 19, 2010
355 ml bottle. Slightly hazy pale yellow with small white head. Flavour is wheat, dry, watery and citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (12984) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 25, 2011
Bottle. Golden-yellow colour with a white head. Aroma is citrus, wheat, hop. Flavour is citrus, wheat, hop, grain, malt. Medium to thin body. Could be more.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (12760) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 4, 2008
Bottle. Aroma of wheat and citrus. Slightly hazy golden color with a decent white head. Medium bodied with fizzy/creamy carbonation. Flavor is wheat with citrus. Flavor fades rapidly, and the finish is a little grain and a touch of citrus that persists.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (12440) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 14, 2012
12oz bottle. Small white head atop lightly hazed straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, orange, some bubblegum, wheat, bread. Taste is moderately sweet, orange/lemon, wheat, some bubblegum, light seltzer, bread. Light body, some effervescence.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12363) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2005
(Tap) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of lemon and wheat. Flavor of malt and a little bit of hops and not much else. Creamy, smooth, soft mouthfeel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (12234) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 8, 2005
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber with a large frothy white head that was mostly lasting. Light citrus wheat aroma. Light to medium body and a thin texture. Moderate sweet wheat flavor with small bitter finish of short duration.

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