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RATINGS: 1330   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   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.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vir4030 (489) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2010
Beautiful pour of orange fog with a nice foamy head that lasts. Smells light and a hint of citrus. Taste is real smooth and light, but not a lot there.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alfonzo (13) - Alabama, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Pours yellow gold. Got this on the house from the waitress, so this rating is skewed.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
megjlutton (20) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 26, 2013
A: Hazy gold. Almost no head or bubbles. Not much lacing. A: Floral, wheaty T: Smooth, sweet, light, refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
homebrewgeek (27) - Frederick, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Great foamy head,nice nose and color,do like this beer a lot even if others rate it low

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bgrubb7 (6) - Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2008 does not count
While technically a wheat, its very clear, and is almost more lager than wheat. Wonderful cascade flavor. Iíve had it in both bottle, and draft, and the bottle is much better. The hop profile seems to get lost on tap.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Goodgrief (1742) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - AUG 16, 2008
Golden pour with fizzy white head. The aroma is...um, risking sounding like my wife..."it smells like beer". The taste is mild wheat with refreshing citrus (orange and a touch of lemon) presence and tinges of floral. This really improved as it warmed. Light and refreshing. The only complaint is that the wheat presence was light. High carbonation, but this still goes down easy. A very fine summer drinking beer. I thought it was pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cubsman2003 (7) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2009 does not count
This is one of my favorite beers. Its refreshing but not too light, flavorful but not overpowering. it has the right balance of all that a wheat beer should. This is one of my beer staples..

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
iamqueensblvd (247) - , Iowa, USA - FEB 20, 2009
Poured a very pale yellow with a crisp white head. The aroma has a very apparent wheat smell and overall it is a very good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (1544) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Does a "beer" need overwhelming taste and high alcohol content to be considered the best? 312 Urban Wheat may not pack the punch of many other choices, but it does its job exceedingly well: a solid, good-tasting, session beer that I never grow tired of.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsf23mr (213) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2010 Absolutely delicious. Never had the beer until I moved to Chicago, but it is now one of my favorites. Pours a cloudy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma/taste is citrus. Finish is easy.


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