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RATINGS: 1405   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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4971) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2012
My wife brought this one back from a trip to Rochester. Fairly disappointing given my fondness for wheat beers. +++ Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy pale yellow color with a small creamy white head. The aroma was tart, citric and a bit lactic. The flavor was dryish and a bit wheaty with notes of tart citrus and bread. Medium length tart citrus and bread finish. Light body. Eh.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hungryasabear (6) - Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2012 does not count
When you get to a bar and this is the best beer they have, itís a great beer. But given the opportunity, I would have most other options from Goose Island.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders8000 (390) - aarhus.c., DENMARK - MAY 4, 2012
Bottle pours cloudy pale yellow with a thin white head. Aromas of fruit and wheat malt. Taste is slight spice, fruity, and corn. Body is light. I dont need to taste again.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Palidor19 (2967) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUL 10, 2012
a very light tasting beer, there is a strong hint of lemon zest, which is the dominate flavor and doesnít offer not much else. is very clean and partially flavorless. call it refreshing on hot days.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjgmd (1463) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2012
On tap in NYC. Pours a light golden yellow, nose is grainy. Not terribly flavorful, and very very light, which makes it a thirst quencher and drinkable. Average at best.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (8545) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (3163) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2012
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; I suppose you have to have a bad beer to appreciate how good beer can be. Like a watered down wheat weak flavour slight spice undercurrent.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ShawnC (76) - - OCT 18, 2012
Mute nose with a hint of wheaty yeast. Mouth is brighter than I thought. Hop profile is nice. Citrus only though. Finish is clean pilsner like. Ok not the best but fun. ---That dog will hunt!

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nightsky (176) - Lutz, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Aroma is watery. It's appearance is great with a medium head everything else is a little sloppy and bland. Not much to palate a slight wheat taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (4587) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2013
355ml bottle from Tesco. A slightly hazy amber pour with a ring of white head; yeasty, wheaty aroma - no sign of the promised Cascade hops; soft, creamy texture, that coats the mouth, and some citrussy fruit; then a touch of spice and alcohol to finish - where does that come from in a 4.4% brew. Rather strange, and not an exercise worth repeating.


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