Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 1633   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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.

lukedarock's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukedarock (246) - Howell, Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Uber drinkable beer has nice flavor, and doesn’t try to be anything great, solid wheat

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Baldie (1) - Jersey City, New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2016 does not count
Was not creamy at all, as was suggested in the description. It was mild, and not too bitter from the hops. I wasn’t able to assess the color, so I’m basing my rating on the appearance of the bottle. It wasn’t very strong which I particularly liked about the beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Wixie (404) - BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2016
Semi hazy yellow liquid, small head. Weak aroma of yeast. Light body, tiny little bit carbonation. Taste is sour, bitter, and overall weak.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5557) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2016
355ml brown bottle, unfiltered (though with no sediment) from local Co-Op. This is a pleasant wheat beer, though it has a watery texture. There’s a modest spice, and a gentle Cascade fragrance. It’s quite dry and lager like. I would have preferred more body, more sweetness, and more overall character. The hops were OK for me, adding .a light tropical note to what is intended to be a refreshing drink. Yeah, I could drink this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weark (653) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - OCT 2, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 2, 2016 Bouteille achetée Au Grain D?Orge - De couleur dorée avec une mousse blanche qui disparait instantanément - Au nez blé, légèrement mieleuse, légèrement banane, houblon floraux, légèrement levuré, tout petit nez - En bouche ca reste très léger, mielleux, blé, légèrement citroné, legerement herbacé et florale, petite présence de levure - Corp leger, amertume moyenne, carbonation pétillante, moelleuse et légèrement sèche, final herbacé amer - une bière plutôt moyenne qui peinexa rentrer dans un style bien défini

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maracuja05 (734) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2016
[backlog] 24-03-16 // bottle in Cancun, Mexico. Light hazy golden colour, small white head. Light yeasty body with a light hoppy fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ysok02 (1037) - MOns, BELGIUM - SEP 13, 2016
Robe blonde, fine mousse. Nez assez basique, farine, fruit jaunes, pointe d’agrumes. Bouche à l’attaque acidulée, du fruit, de la fraîcheur, mais un certain manque de complexité et de profondeur. Agréable sans plus.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
psilosophy (679) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - SEP 13, 2016
Bouteille de 33 cl, couleur jaune pale, mousse moyenne, aucune tenue. A part des arômes de paic citron, je n’ ai rien trouvé d’ autres. Carbonnation faible. Je conçois que la bouteille a peut être subie une avarie mais en l’ état rien d’ intéressant. Trouvée à Vanuxeem - Ploegstaert.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (1100) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 12, 2016
F: big, white, not very long lasting. C: yellow to gold, light hazy. A: malty, spicy, citrus, tangerine, floral. T: malty, tangerine, hint of spicy, lemon, light toast, medium body, good carbonation, quite balanced and good, 355ml bottle from Delhaize @ Schaerbeek in Brussels.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Msdrbeat (496) - East Lansing, USA - AUG 30, 2016
Canned at Tim Can. Pretty average. Mostly malt but lacks crispness. Not a fan.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Schlumpfhunter (153) - Bavaria, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2016
Farbe: trübes orangegelb Schaum: keiner. Nase: ganz leicht nach Weizen, minimal Keller. Geschmack: sehr feinperlig sprudlig und bitter auf der Zunge. Wird um Abgang dann weicher Gerste. Richtung Nachgeschmack könnte ich vielleicht noch die auf der Flasche angekündigte Zitrone wahrnehmen. Hm Bier wäre noch ein Jahr haltbar. Schmeckt man nicht. Überhaupt nicht meins. Gattin merkt an dass ihre Flasche am Tag zuvor anders und besser gewesen wäre. War wohl im Eimer?

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