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312 Urban Wheat - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

3,362 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Ratings: 3,362
Reviews: 797
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 48
Gots: 295 | 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:
Hazy straw color, light orange hop aroma, fruity ale flavor, creamy body.

(Beer added by: DrunkMcDermott on 04-16-2004)
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4/5  rDev +18%

07-05-2013 16:51:38 | More by Bucknutty24
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Robalypse

Florida

4.04/5  rDev +19.2%

I'm a bit surprised at some of the earlier reviews for this beer. I don't know if it has been revised at some point but a lot of the descriptions don't seem to match the batch I'm drinking.

The appearance for starters, is a deep copper color. On the pour there's a full but fleeting head for this style. The smell is pleasant with strong notes of hops and citrus fruit.

The taste is excellent. Light as you would expect from a wheat beer, with greater depth from the malt, hops, and citrus. It comes just to the line of crossing over into being too "hoppy". I'm definitely a fan of this brewery now, having tried a few of their other offerings and this beer in particular. I know a beer is good when I'm surprised out how quickly I'm emptying a glass.

07-19-2014 02:14:14 | More by Robalypse
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Illinois

3.03/5  rDev -10.6%

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a Weizen glass.

A: Light hazy straw. Plenty of active carbonation some sticking to the glass and some rising in pillars. Nice frothy white two finger head. A little lacing - small spots. Good head retention.

S: Wheat of course. Quite fresh like cut straw. A hint of lemon. Very subtle nose in general.

T: Nice and clean as you would expect but I felt like the wheat taste was lacking. It should be light to drink on a warm summer day but at times it was watery. For me, the finish and aftertaste were the most lacking. The hop is very subtle and it is missing that nice thirst quenching wheat ending that brings you back for more. There is a touch of lemon and maybe a hint of coriander or some sweet spice but all in all, it's too weak.

M: Light body which is made to feel lighter because of the watery taste. Plenty of active carbonation as expected.

D: I like a Wheat beer once in a while but this would not be a go-to.

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The Chicago skyline appears on the label and the name of the beer really make this American wheat feel like a regional offering. I like it.

The appearance was appropriate for the style, bright golden yellow color, with a solid white head and just a hint of cloudiness from the yeast. I swirled the last bit and dumped the sediment into the glass to get the full effect. It left a nice lace on the weizen glass.

The aroma was very pleasant, but the taste is where this beer shines. Bold lemon flavors abound. No trace of banana esters to me. Just a faint hint of hops.

This beer is very tasty and extremely drinkable. I will definitely pick up more of this during the summer.

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +18%

Cloudy, bright pale yellow pour with a nice bubbly white head on top. Nice rising carbonation in my tall glass. Good sweet grainy nose along with hints of lemon and orange. Just a hint of spiciness as well. Not too bad.

A clean, crisp wheat grain maltiness along with some citric flavors of lemon, orange and even some ripe melon. A slight hop bitterness follows down the back of the palate along with a hint of spice. A nice example of a normally uninspiring style.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a nice wave of small bubbly carbonation that fills the mouth. Refreshing and easy to drink...this would make a great summer session brew. I could see myself having quite a few of these on a sunny day working in the yard. Definetly worth a try.

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312 Urban Wheat from Goose Island Beer Co.
77 out of 100 based on 3,362 ratings.