312 Urban Wheat - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 4,042
Reviews: 892
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 64
Gots: 760 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: DrunkMcDermott on 04-16-2004

Hazy straw color, light orange hop aroma, fruity ale flavor, creamy body.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,042 | Reviews: 892
Photo of TopherBreski
3.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Slight gold color with decent carbonation with a clean wheat smell. Light yet crisp wheat taste - very good compared to extremely heavy wheats. Well above average beer.

Photo of MadCat
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Look: Golden yellow with a slight haze, but this is the clearest "hazy" beer I've seen. Short white head with little impact

Smell: Wheat, lemon, some phenols

Taste: Grainy, wheat, yeast, lemon

Feel: Light body, good carbonation

Overall: Not a stellar brew by any means. Not bad, but there are other regular GI offerings I'd rather have.

Photo of NonSnob_BeerSnob
4.24/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Simple, light, refreshing, tasty one of my favorite summer beers.

Photo of ZBowden
3.59/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear straw gold with fluffy white head, smells of wheat and slight yeast, tastes of spicy bitter hops with wheat on the finish, smooth mouthfeel with clean finish

Photo of Kelsey_M
4.79/5  rDev +41.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Excellent beer. I love wheat beers but hate the full feeling after drinking a heavy wheat beer such as blue moon. 312 Urban Wheat is extremely light and yet still embodies all of the things I love about a wheat beer.

Photo of JacobSampsell
4.34/5  rDev +28%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Love this brew. My absolute favorite!

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.78/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A little too sweet, but a formidable ale. Takes a style I'm not huge on and does something fruity and refreshing with it.

Photo of DanielleHazard
3.62/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

i am not a big fan

Photo of KatieS5643
2.49/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

I was surprised at this beer, it was orange and bubbly, very bubble. It had a citrus scent and you could smell the hops. The taste was tart and fruits.

Photo of rbjorkman
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

- Gold/yellow look
- bland smell
- light/easy to drink
- crisp/refreshing
- i would order one

Photo of Kirsten_Ann92
4.1/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer has an orange/ yellow look to it. And when you smell it, it has a great citrus aroma with a hint of wheat. When tasted it has a great hops flavor giving off some of the citrus notes. It's really easy to drink and probably a great summer beer.

Photo of jlynde
4.65/5  rDev +37.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great wheat beer and there is a brewery has good food too.

Photo of jschalch08
5/5  rDev +47.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best white beer I've tasted

Photo of partains
2.62/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Look: golden yellow/orange
Smell: wheat, citrus notes
Taste: wheat, harvest, some fruit
Overall: Smooth and refreshing, has a lot of wheat flavors

Photo of Sydney10
3.88/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Visual: Pours a golden color.
Smell: Fruity smells of lemon, pear and apple. Yeasty and grassy notes as well.
Taste: Nice balance between fruit and wheat tastes. The fruit taste is banana and pear.
Overall: A lighter beer that would be wonderful during a bbq. Very easy drinking.

Photo of carolynschaf
3.79/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is an American wheat. It has a hoppy flavor for a wheat beer. It is the brand that pays the bills for 312. It features citrusy hops.

Photo of whitephi
3.88/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grassy Bitter taste that is robust. Light in color and smell

Photo of wilgenb1
4.5/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

This is one of my favorite wheat ales. It is smooth going down and gives enough flavor to keep wanting more

Photo of Cyberkedi
3.27/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazy, semi-transparent golden with a fairly thick white head. Aroma is crisp and wheaty with a fruity hint. Flavor fills the mouth with wheaty, grassy and subtle fruity notes. Smooth texture has good body, a fair amount of fizz, and some grassy, straw-like scratchiness. Did they brew this with straw, or hay? Tastes like that - and I mean it positively. Texture has average body and fizz, leaving a grassy and hay-ish finish. Get urban with this one!

Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 12/1/2014. Pours lightly hazy golden straw color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, pear, apple, white grape, light banana/clove, wheat, biscuit, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and bready malt notes; with decent strength. Taste of lemon, pear, apple, white grape, light banana/clove, wheat, biscuit, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple, white grape, light banana/clove. wheat, biscuit, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Nice robustness and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and bready malt notes; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, fairly crisp, and lightly bready/creamy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.2%. Overall this is a nice pale wheat ale. All around good robustness and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

Photo of jetpilot12
3.97/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had it on tap at San Francisco's Playland bar.

Photo of capilial
4.13/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An extremely refreshing citrusy beer. Light, smooth, and perfect for summer.

Photo of dbtossi
3.26/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A light crisp beer, nice on a sunny day

Photo of kbernthal
3.44/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

light in color and smell, refreshing citrus taste

Photo of JSBuckeye
3.89/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Great crisp summer time beer

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312 Urban Wheat from Goose Island Beer Co.
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