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RATINGS: 1644   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Like the digits suggest, it’s a beer that’s densely populated with flavor and loaded with character. We don’t filter it, so none of its life and soul is stripped away. The first thing you notice is the hazy, cloudy appearance. That’s how you know it’s 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. It’s not like any other Goose Island Beer, but no less that you’d expect.

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2.1
TheGent (656) - , Massachusetts, USA - AUG 10, 2010
Little let down by goose island. This as a pale yellow Hefe with some boring citrus and spice hotes. Needed a lemon wedge to make this most interesting. Guess it a decent middle of the road beer.

2.7
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Some citrus nose. Super mild palate with more citrus and bread. Easy drinking yet boring

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McGarnigle (654) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2009
Bottle. Straw color, very nice lacing. Fairly straightforward American wheat with some tanginess to it, low hops ( I didn’t notice the Cascades), light body. Refreshing. Recommended if you like the style.

2.6
TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2008
by far not my favorite from the goose, hazy yellow,bitter fruits taste i’d expect more here

2.5
JohnnyOS (646) - Golden, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 26, 2006
Pours hazy golden with light white head. Faint citrus aroma, but not much else. Flavor is smooth but lacking.

3.5
rampmaster (642) - Alden, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2010
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a Weizen glass. The label has a "Bottled On" date but no ABV% Appearance: It has a very light hazy straw yellow color with some fine yeast sediment in suspension. There is a little visible carbonation as well that helps support it nice foamy white head. The head hangs on well and makes a few cool lace rings near the top of the glass. Smell: The aroma is light and has a simple clean bready/yeast character. Taste/Palate: There is a light clean bready/biscuit like malt base with a very light hop bitterness. The finish is snappy and the light body and texture are refreshing. Notes: There not much to say. It hits its mark as a basic Pale Wheat Ale.

2.9
beer_rookie (642) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Pours a yellow color. About one finger white head. A little cloudy, not as much as I would have expected. Okay retention, okay lacing.

Aroma is slightly lemony. Its bready. Bran flakes? Not a lot going on. Smells like water. Everything about the aroma is faint.

Taste is lemony, bready, watery. It has a bit of grit to it. There’s not a lot to it. Slightly bitter, I think more bitter than 18 IBUs.

Mouthfeel is light body. It’s so light, and would make a great summer beer. It’s quite dry. That bitterness lingers. Bit.

Overall, it’s not that great. There are tons of better wheat beers out there. I would drink it again. But I’m not going to rush out and buy it again. I would recommend this as a summertime, hot day beer, but necessarily for my own cooler. But hey, I do recommend you give this a try, because then you’ll have a better appreciation for better wheat beers.

3.4
jimmack34 (640) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2008
Bottle. Pours cloudy soft gold with foamy white head. Smells citrusy and semi floral with hints of some spice. Tastes spicy like cloves and some citrus. Bitter aftertaste that doesnt match the beer. Overall, its pretty good.

2.1
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2012
Cloudy, amber, thick white head; malty aroma like any old pale lager; gentle wheaty, fruity taste; smooth, a little spice, but essentially boring; disappointing for someone whose beer interest was partly rekindled by a particularly fine bottle of their IPA.

2.7
podey (638) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Goose Island has better offerings. A cloudy pale ale with some spice notes and fruit notes. Fairly smooth.


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