1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

312 Urban Wheat - Goose Island Beer Co.

Not Rated.
312 Urban Wheat312 Urban Wheat

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

3,712 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,712
Reviews: 813
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 55
Gots: 470 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of 312 Urban Wheat Alström Bros
Ratings: 3,712 | Reviews: 813 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of nicholas2121
3.64/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

312 Urban Wheat brewed by Goose Island Beer Co. This brew pours out a cloudy amber color with a small white head. This is an unfiltered brew like most wheat beers. Keep in mind, this brew has an abv of 4.2. The smell is citrus and beer. This brew has the smell of most wheat brews on the market. The taste is bitter at first but smooth at the end. I like how it is different from most wheat brews on the market. 312 Urban Wheat is a clean and fresh and smooth brew. The mouthfeel is is nice at the end. There is nothing bad about this brew. Overall I giving this brew a 4 out 5 I feel this is a good wheat brew to try out. I would get get this brew again.

nicholas2121, May 30, 2014
Photo of Cmteagardin
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Cmteagardin, May 30, 2014
Photo of RyanTheLion13
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

RyanTheLion13, May 29, 2014
Photo of TX-Badger
3/5  rDev -11.5%

TX-Badger, May 29, 2014
Photo of tillmac62
3.33/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

BOD 11/23/13. Fairly clear light golden pour with a good head. Well formed lacing and moderate retention. Light nose of lemon with a hint of banana over a touch of clove against a light biscuit sweetness. Light medium body that is smooth. Normal carbonation level with good effervescence on the finish. The flavor profile is laid back and a bit weak. Some light tart lemon flavor is predominant with only hints of clove. The finish is clean and somewhat crisp.

tillmac62, May 28, 2014
Photo of NervousBlakedown
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

NervousBlakedown, May 28, 2014
Photo of Lemke10
3.74/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap at the local BWW. Pours a semi-cloudy golden yellow color with a slight bubbly white head. The aroma is weak with grains, wheat, and citrus. The taste is smooth, with a mild grassy grain taste. Not a bad lighter craft brew but really lacks depth in the taste.

Lemke10, May 28, 2014
Photo of AMCimpi
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

AMCimpi, May 27, 2014
Photo of LJDWHZ
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

LJDWHZ, May 25, 2014
Photo of wingnutz27
2/5  rDev -41%

wingnutz27, May 25, 2014
Photo of mojohawk21
3/5  rDev -11.5%

mojohawk21, May 24, 2014
Photo of houseofhale
2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

houseofhale, May 24, 2014
Photo of DudMan
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

DudMan, May 24, 2014
Photo of JosefBerger
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

JosefBerger, May 23, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Latarnik, May 23, 2014
Photo of NJBeer265
3/5  rDev -11.5%

NJBeer265, May 23, 2014
Photo of Danmullens1
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Danmullens1, May 23, 2014
Photo of Hergestridge
2.81/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

312 Urban Wheat was in a Craft 12 pack. It has a nice pale yellow colour.
A decent 2" foam head. Fluffy and light like Marshmallow Fluff!
The taste is sweet.. if you've ever shucked a few wheat kernels, the smell would be spot on for that memory from the past. This is a nice Wheat, not the best, but pleasant. As part of a variety pairing from a 12, it's ok.. I wouldn't order this in a restaurant, though. .. Maybe too many Hop intense beers have spoiled the more airy wheat offerings.. Tastes Change, though.. If you like wheat ale, you will enjoy this entry.
~Carry On Citizens!!!~

Hergestridge, May 23, 2014
Photo of jyacco15
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

jyacco15, May 22, 2014
Photo of BeerWithMike
3.99/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Also sampled last night on 5/20/14, though I have had it on draught here locally a couple of months ago as well as from a bottle about 18 months ago. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a .3L 'Dinkel Acker' glass boot.

Pours a hazy straw-yellow with a 1-finger fizzy white head that has some spotty lacing when sipped. The aroma is of sweet malt and wheat. Very nice. Taste was very pleasant with just the right amount of carbonation and just like a good wheat ale should taste. Also has a hint of light lemon and orange . Very easy to drink! I would get this one again.

BeerWithMike, May 21, 2014
Photo of sportzfreak1393
4/5  rDev +18%

sportzfreak1393, May 21, 2014
Photo of Wiscodrinker
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Wiscodrinker, May 21, 2014
Photo of antman27
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

antman27, May 20, 2014
Photo of cassmoney13
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

cassmoney13, May 20, 2014
312 Urban Wheat from Goose Island Beer Co.
78 out of 100 based on 3,712 ratings.