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RATINGS: 1667   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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2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
criley2 (40) - Portland, Maine, USA - AUG 4, 2012
While I my be biased because Im from chicago I love 312. My favorite wheat. Only wheat that stacks up is gumball head.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4490) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2017
Bottle from Tesco. Golden colour without the cloudiness of a wheat beer, but with a thin white head. Aroma banana and fruity. Taste mainly sweet, with a light sour finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hershiser2 (2729) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 18, 2017
Kroger bottle. Clear pale gold, white head. Ordinary wheat aroma. Flavor is wheat. This is a wheat beer. Nothing more, nothing less. Any ol wheat beer. Zero depth, zero imagination.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
tightslice (1158) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 12, 2017
On tap at Paddys in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is light citrus, hay. Taste is cracked wheat, biscuits, light lemon. Watery and wheaty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (1378) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 12, 2017
Poured from bottle light copper with a thin white head. Aromas of wheat biscuit yeast and honey. Taste is ok not too sweet or bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
rich8880 (13) - - FEB 24, 2017
Dominant aroma is banana - not unpleasant but not my thing. Appearance is fine - golden and hazy. Taste is ok - possibly overly sweet but without a depth to it. Nice on the palate but thats not compensating for the overall taste. Average (and certainly not the best in the Goose Island Island range).

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Graham77 (506) - SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2017
355ml bottle. Pours a cloudy pale golden with a small, quickly dissipating white head. The aroma is kind of vegetabley with some banana. The taste is light sweet and with a grassy hop finish. Mediocre.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrjez (563) - Osaka, JAPAN - FEB 24, 2017
Bottle from GI Japan web store. Slightly hazy straw gold, low head. Biscuit malt aroma, a little musty, wheat, lemon, spice. Nice basic flavour of malt and citrus hop. Good wheat body over the palate, refreshing carbonation, very clean and crisp. Nothing too much to think about, tasty malt, no off flavours, very crushable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
47574xeCD (1017) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2017
Bottle at home. Xmas gift pack. Amber pour with white head. Malty zest aroma. Malty wheat Grapefruit hints. Bit average really.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wallenrod (19) - - FEB 18, 2017
Aromat: w pierwszej chwili z butelki wyraźne cytrusy, a dokładnie cytryna/limonka, lekki banan. Po chwili jednak wrażenie zdecydowanie osłabło. Wygląd: Nalały się jakieś paprochy, nie był to osad drożdżowy, podejrzewam, że mogło się wytrącić białko. Piana bardzo nietrwała, raczej gruboziarnista, po chwili opada do zera. Smak: Jakieś lekkie banany, bardzo delikatne cytrusy. Podsumowanie: Piwo nic mi nie urwało, drugie podejście do Goose Island i drugie mocno przeciętne.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spab (3628) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2017
Growler from the Summerhill LCBO. Pours a slightly cloudy golden orange colour with modest white head. Aroma is wheat, sweet fruitiness and a light grassiness. Flavour is big chewy wheat, a little tree fruit and light grassiness. Body on the lighter side. Straightforward but pleasant.


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