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RATINGS: 1517   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Like the digits suggest, it’s a beer that’s densely populated with flavor and loaded with character. We don’t filter it, so none of its life and soul is stripped away. The first thing you notice is the hazy, cloudy appearance. That’s how you know it’s 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. It’s not like any other Goose Island Beer, but no less that you’d expect.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
Cloudy golden with tiny white head. Sweet yeasty aroma with fruity and wheat notes. Flavour likewise with hints of spice. Finishing sweet.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FatPhil (10343) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 20, 2011
330ml bottle (K Market, Helsinki)
5 Flowery perfumy almost soapy aroma.
2 Pale gold, brief fizzy head.
5 Watery and minerally. Touch mashy and raw.
3 Watery palate, fizzy carbonation, some carbonic acidity too. Finish does at least have some graininess, and reasonably bold fruity hops.
10 Pluses and minuses, but pretty dull all in all.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUL 10, 2010
Botella. Hazy yellow colour with a medium white head. Aroma of wheat hops and some citrus. Good mouthfeel. Fresh wheaty, fruity and citrus flavour with some bitterness. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10187) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2010
It’s hazy, light golden with a creamy, lasting, white head. The aroma has notes of fruit, citrus and light wheat. The flavour is sweet with notes of peach, citrus and other fruits. It’s very fruity with low priority on wheat, and IMO as such uninteresting.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
daknole (10162) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 26, 2008
Thanks unclemike. Pours a mountain dew like color and honestly I would rather have a mt dew.Aroma is decent. flavor isn’t.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (10072) - Hasborn, GERMANY - DEC 10, 2014
Leicht trübes goldgelbes Bier mit ordentlicher weißer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht fruchtig, malzig, hefig, Citrus. Geschmack dezent hopfig fruchtig, Citrus, hefig, unspektakulär.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10028) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle @ home. Pours a touch hazy golden appearance with a smallish white head. Soft, light banana, lemon, a bit zesty, vanilla wafer aroma. Kind of dry grainy wheat, tangy, lemon, a touch bland flavor. Not hard to drink but nothing special.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (10010) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 19, 2008
Draft… DLD’08… Hazy, straw-colored ale with a mid-sized, creamy, white head. Good retention. Lots of citrus and pale grains in the aroma. Light to medium-bodied with a mildly creamy mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Sweet (too sweet) with reserved citrus. Finishes sweet and grainy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2010
12 ounce bottle from thetomG in Secret Santa Winter 10. Thanks! Pours a hazy pale yellow color with a large creamy white head. Good head retention and sticky lacing. Aroma of bread, citrus, stone fruits and a bitter finish. The taste is bitter citrus notes, some tropical notes as well, wheat, bread, an almost crackery note. Nutty finish. Thin-medium bodied. Solidly made and would probably be very nice to session during the summer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (9800) - 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.


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