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RATINGS: 1609   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (12998) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
On tap at The Burgundian Tavern, pours a clear golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma of light wheat malt, not much else. Flavour of light wheat and not a whole lot else. Very weak and watery, though it is refreshing - just very boring. Not much to say here. OK.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (12934) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (12846) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2010
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Pale yellow colour. Light malty and moderate hoppy and nice citrus aroma. Grape notes. Light bitter fresh acetic (grape) flavor. Average light bitter finish. Oily palate. Nice and fresh.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (12826) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2010
Bottle poured a hazy yellow with a lingering ring of white foam. Aromas of wheat, lemon and light yeast. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of wheat, light yeast and light lemon with a crisp lingering wheat finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (12812) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2013
Bottled, 355ml from Tesco in Banbury. Cloudy straw colour with white head. Well, I didnít consider it to be densely populated with flavor (sic) and loaded with character. It was on the thin side, there was a light lemonade note, sweet, some graininess. Not much to go on, a little disappointing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (12596) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2012
33cl bottle @ Monks Cafe Wallingatan, Stockholm. Hazy yellow color, small to med sized white head. Smell malts, herbs, flowers and spices. Taste malts, some wheat, herbs, slightly flowers. Low body, low carbo.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12594) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12572) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 23, 2009
A lightlly hazed blonde with a thick white head. In aroma, a lightly chalky malt, grainy, wheaty with light berry notes. In mouth, a fresh grainy ale with light berries, light and refreshing. On tap at Clybourn, May 17 2009.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (12075) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle. Blonde. Soft citric floral aroma Wheaty citric soft floral hopbitter flavor. Nice flavor for a modest ABV beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12011) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2008
12oz bottle-pours a foamy/bubbly white head and hazy yellow color. Aroma is sweet light malty/wheat/creamy/rich, some citrus. Taste is sweet light malty/wheat/creamy/rich, some citrus-orange, some spices. Light side of medium body, some complexness but easy drinking. Good effervescence. Thanks to decaturstevo for sharing.


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