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Goose Island Wheatmiser


Brewed by Goose Island Beer Company (Brewpubs)
Chicago, Illinois USA
Style: Barley Wine | Ratings: 44 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 9.5%
Originally brewed as Batch 2000 at the Clybourn Brewpub.

This celebratory wheat ale, similar in strength to a barley wine, was brewed simply with pilsner and wheat malts, boiled extra long to reach itís high starting gravity of 27 degrees plato, and then aged for four months. The result is a copper-hued ale with nearly three pounds of hops per barrel, an intense malt character, and a warm alcohol finish. Cheers! Served in a Snifter glass.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

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caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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