312 Urban Wheat | Goose Island Beer Co.

312 Urban Wheat312 Urban Wheat
BA SCORE
3.39/5
4,566 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#42,289
Reviews:
927
Ratings:
4,566
pDev:
15.04%
Bros Score:
3.45
 
 
Wants:
90
Gots:
1,246
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,566 |  Reviews: 927
Photo of CodyMiller
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigGold
3.43/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Goodspeed83
3.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of darcange
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Noelito76
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leitmotif
3.68/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Axnjxn
2.82/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cduffy201
3.97/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zomdust
3.12/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dudewithabeer
2.9/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of landstrykere
3.48/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerCon5
3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Suds
3.01/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This is a hazy golden beer. The head is slim and soapy. Smell of mild wheat, a hint of twang and some yeast. Grain and some citrus. This is an everyday, average wheat...nothing special.

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Photo of thunderconstipation
2.54/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

I absolutely despise Chicago. And now, I despise it even more.

You see, this "craft" beer is supposedly all crafty and original, and therefore is unfiltered and does it's hardest to not be a larger.
The result is a taste I would only accept if I were a sixteen year old desperate to get drunk. The taste is bold, enormous and overwhelming, just like "city lights on beer Michigan", and has a bitter, long lasting aftertaste. It makes me want to stop drinking beer. Avoid at all costs.

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Photo of Josh_951
3.84/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hopschomping
3.96/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerInspector
3.04/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of strandm
3.83/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of infinitebruner
3.87/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

December 27, 2014

12 oz bottle, pint glass

A - Light gold, appears to be filtered and has very good clarity. Little haze, if any it is from the chill. White foam about a centimeter tall, with medium-low retention.

S – Very light citrus, mostly lemon with a hint of orange. Hops are herbal and earthy but very mild. Very clean profile. Not much really here.

T – A malty, biscuity front with a backbone of herbal hops. Again, lemony-citrus flavors make up the flavor profile. Very refreshing.

M – Moderate carbonation with some nice backing bitterness. Finishes fairly dry.

O – This is THE first Goose Island beer I tried after moving to Chicago in 2004. I even called it “three-twelve” instead of the correct colloquial version of “three-one-two” (after the Chicago area code). But I digress. It had been a few years since I’d tried it, and I was pleasantly reminded of what a great everyday, sessionable beer this really is. Very pleased to try it again and enjoy it so much.

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

Photo of the_beer_haver_1992
3.12/5  rDev -8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

i love chicago, this beer is pretty dece

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Photo of shmeeel
3.46/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of trevlevs
4.2/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great beer from a great city

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Photo of valkyrx
4.44/5  rDev +31%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great wheat beer, nice smooth finish without the bitter finish like most other wheat. Very goos beer

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312 Urban Wheat from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 4,566 ratings
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