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RATINGS: 1686   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Like the digits suggest, its a beer thats densely populated with flavor and loaded with character. We dont filter it, so none of its life and soul is stripped away. The first thing you notice is the hazy, cloudy appearance. Thats how you know its 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. Its not like any other Goose Island Beer, but no less that youd expect.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
matthewjk (1093) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 15, 2011
poured from single 12oz bottle - Looks unpleasing as any domestic light beer. Some pleasant aromas come off this thing. Wheat is noticeable on the nose and tongue. Pleasant citrus and light creaminess. I didnt think I would be defending this one from a less-than-great 2.8 avg., but its honestly very refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttutony (892) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2011
Hazy golden yellow with a thin white head. Faint citrus aroma. Nice smooth palate, I like the mouthfeel. Blend of wheat and other cereal grain malt flavors on the palate. Refreshing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2011
Had this at Bubba Gumps at the Navy Pier, poured into a pint glass. 2.5 A: Nearly clear golden color. This beer should be cloudy and I looked at other reviews to verify that it is not filtered. (I had a FILTERED APWA before and it sucked, so now Im always weary when an APWA is clear.) Also, there was no head to speak of since the beer was poured right up to the top of the weizen glass. Pretty much an awful, uneducated pour. I wish I didnt have to do this, but I have to review it like I see it. Hopefully Ill be able to try it again before leaving Chicago so I can give it respectable marks. Sorry Goose Island. 3.5 S: Aroma was pretty bland, but not unpleasant. Most APWAs arent exciting (in the nose) unless it gets a good hopping. Anyway, mainly neutral wheat aroma. 3.5 T: A respectable brew even with the yeast MIA. Solid wheat flavor with a very mild spiciness to it. Also a very mild citrus hop flavor. 4.0 M: Medium body. Good carbonation. No problems. 4.0 D: Very smooth the whole way through. I find most APWAs extremely drinkable and this is no different. Tasty enough to make another a good idea. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 06-27-2009 04:54:06

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (3164) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 3, 2011
Light and wheaty aroma. Golden in color. Didnt take good notes on this one, will have to give it another try sometime. Notes: GABF 09

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brew4fun (209) - West Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2010
Just like the commercial description says. Very light and refreshing. Light fruity aroma, cloudy golden,pour fluffy head. Malty toward bready, as expected. Perhaps the most agreeable wheat beer I have had to date.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (5382) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2010
Bottle. Golden with a small head and slightly hazy. Gentle trace of wheat with some bitterness added. Pleasant if uninspiring.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (44142) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2010
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity. Light peachy to mango citrusy hops flavoured. Smooth mouthfeel. Crisp peachy, subdued sweetness and light bitterness. Mellow and smooth finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
502Che (999) - @, CAMBODIA - DEC 14, 2010
Bottle and draft. Not a bad beer, especially for a lazy summer afternoon or evening. Its wheat character is light and a bit watery, and almost juicy. Its pleasant, but very tamed. Easy going summer session brew though.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Very plain and normal wheat beer, only tolerable with a slice of lemon or an orange. Blah.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6560) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2010
bottle, from pawola22, cloudy golden color with thin creamy foam, aromas of sweet peach and pineapples, flavors of hoppy tropical fruits, honeysuckle,.nice finish


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