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RATINGS: 1654   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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Tubbfan (147) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2005
A solid wheat ale. It has a lemony flavor to it on its own (I don’t like to squeeze fruit juices in my wheat ales as a rule), nice head and lacing. It pours hazy golden. The aroma is mostly of lemon - I couldn’t smell anything like wheat, though. Nice carbonation and refreashing, cleansing, dry aftertaste. Not watery at all, rather it has a good medium-bodied mouthfeel.

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justerhawker (2) - Kentucky, USA - JUL 6, 2007 does not count
This was a great beer. Had it on tap, actually, had about 3 of them on tap :) . The taste of this beer was very new to goose island standards, pale, not as harsh as the other GI flavors. went down smooth with a nutty and fruity taste, the aftertaste was actually really good! Best part- its from chicago!!

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noid1985 (110) - Broadview, Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2008
Very flavorful taste, light golden color....a truely amazing beer that is just in time for the season

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Cavie (4805) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2009
Very smooth with nice taste of wheat grain. Slight citrus notes also apparent.

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Miamihitman (4) - - FEB 4, 2011 does not count
Always a favorite when I am in Chicago, just enjoyed a few in Missouri as I waited out the snow storm of 2011. I wish i could get it in Miami

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ChainGangGuy (4925) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Many thanks to LibrarianGirl’s buddy, Laurie, for bringing this brew back from a road trip to Chicago. Bottled on: 05/16/11. Appearance: Pours a hazed, pale straw-colored body with an airy, white head that collapses at a moderate pace. Smell: Light malty notes, a light kiss of sweet lemon, and a faint, faint hint of underlying graininess. Taste: Begins with a gentle maltiness of delicately malted barley and wheat. Lightly sweet with a hint of honey water. A noted fruity, faintly tart citrusy hop presence. Low bitterness. Small shred of yeastiness. Drying on the lively, wheat-flavored finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation. Fairly soft mouthfeel. Overall: It’s an APWA alright, though thankfully not as cheerless and lifeless as some, and, after going out rowing for the afternoon, it really provides for some substantial refreshment.

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properhops (88) - - SEP 26, 2011
Video review at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGbNAY65Hv8

Appearance: Unfiltered hazy straw, 1-finger head sticks around, average lacing

Smell: Wheat, orange, citrus, faint notes of orange juice, banana, uncooked dough

Taste: Medium body, meyer lemon, banana & ripe granny-smith apple, crisp grapefruit on finish, hint of cloves, high carbonation, drinkable

Pairings: Tilapia, lobster, lemon bars

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mtwhitney (168) - Maui, Hawaii, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Much better than most "summer brews" out there. What sets this apart is that it is balanced...no aspect overwhelms the others. Balance gentlemen. Something that is missing from many craft beers these days.

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dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle @ home. Aroma is wheat, malt, citric notes. Flavour to. Lean. Could drink all day.

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EyeAmBaldman (461) - Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2013
A pale wheat ale. Hints of citrus. Drank cold and went down easy. A little hoppy on the back end but nothing that detracts from the taste. Would be refreshing on a hot summer day.


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