312 Urban Wheat | Goose Island Beer Co.

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312 Urban Wheat312 Urban Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
gooseisland.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Crisp, bright flavor shines like city lights on Lake Michigan. Hazy and unfiltered, our award-winning Urban Wheat Ale's flavor flows from start to finish.

18 IBU

Added by DrunkMcDermott on 04-16-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,538
Reviews:
923
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
14.91%
 
 
Wants:
89
Gots:
1,223
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Okay, let me say that I absolutely hate what happened to Goose Island. However, I completely understand from a business perspective that at some point you need to make some $.

That being said I am glad that their stuff is now being a little more widely distributed. The 312 Urban Wheat is a good beer in its class. The only draw back is you have to swig it quick or it does get a little funky on the end.

I do hope they continue to put out good product without compromising during the process. Great beer for the desert heat and make sure to serve COLD!

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

So excited that GI is distributed here now. Stopped by First Street for a pint of this after work. Poured into a tall 312 weizen glass.

A murky pale gold with a small white head on top. Good retention and decent spotty lace left behind. The nose is sweet and bready. Honey biscuits, grains, and a kiss of lemon zest.

Creamy feel. Good carbonation smack on the finish. Wheat, straw, mild spices, pale citrus, apple. A simple tasty beer. I couldn't see myself having multiples of these at a time, but a decent refreshing beer anyways.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

A- Hazy gold with a white head. Minimal lacing, but head retention is nice.

S- grainy, with hints of banana and citrus.

T- Pretty light. Wheat with some tart citrus. The finish shows some floral hops with a very light bitterness.

M- It's light and easy drinking with crisp carbonation.

O- Eh, not overly impressed with this one.

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312 Urban Wheat from Goose Island Beer Co.
3.42 out of 5 based on 4,538 ratings.
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