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RATINGS: 1515   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8701) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle. Hazy gold and yellow with a medium head. Aromas are pineapple with caramel and wheat. Lemon with yeast and soft spices. Flavours are sweet tropical fruit with gentle lemon bitterness. Has a nice spritzy, yeasty palate. Decent.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (8691) - 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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8495) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2004
Smell of LME and light melon fruitiness. Bland and slightly bready flavor. Some light lemon is all I get. Clear yellow and fizzy.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
arminjewell (8470) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 9, 2010
Pours yellow with white head, aroma is fruity and ester filled. Taste is fruity up front and thins into some malt with a kind of lackluster finish thatís slightly sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (8470) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. It pours hazy gold with a decent white head. The nose is wheat, dough, apricot, peach and some grain. The taste is crisp, creamy, wheat, lemon, grain, dough and grass with a dry finish. Light-medium body and soft carbonation. Simple, easy drinkable. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (8376) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2006
Bottle from Secret Santa. Pours hazy gold/dark straw with 2-finger off-white head. Aroma of bready malt, some hopcitrus, and some spicy florals. Medium palate density, with flavors of pale bready malts, heavy hopcitrus and some fruit, and floral spiciness with black pepper.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (8334) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
2013-12-14. Crisp yellow body tiny white head. Aroma of grainy cereal malt, sweet corn like notes. Flavour is mild, lightly bitter throughout. Average to light bodied palate, soft carbonation. Decent take on what they were going for but a bit dull overall. Bottle sample at Abraxas, Miami

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (8271) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2010
355 ml bottle. From MalmŲ, Sweden.
Hazy pale golden colour with small white head. Fruity hoppy wheaty aroma with some sweetness, cereal and hints of rubber. Flavour is fruity hoppy with malty sweetness. Easy but decent Wheat Ale. Smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8175) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 18, 2008
(10/9/08) Draught sample at the brewpub in Clybourn, Chicago. Slightly hazy golden. Fruity aroma with hops, flowers, some citrus and light wheat notes. Flavor starts a bit sweetish and fruity with some yeast and a bit of wheat and bread notes and finishes with mild hoppy bitterness. Light to medium-bodied. Not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (8155) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 4, 2011
UPDATED: APR 5, 2012 From bottle. Appears cloudy, as advertised. Hops have a floral, citrusy taste that makes this drink refreshing, but it finishes very short. Much less of a bite than I prefer, very short flavor, but for some that may be a good thing. Kind of sour taste.


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