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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Today’s forecast...Windy! A Belgian-style wheat ale brewed with honey and spices, a great beer for quenching the thirst of Chicago. Windy City Wheat swirls in the mouth with a pleasant sweetness and a zesty, orange-citrusy fruitness settling nicely into the honey tones.

Chi-Town Windy City Wheat "90 Points" & Gold Medal from the World Beer Championships (Wit Category)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Antmar7936 (8) - Woodstock, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2015 does not count
citrus, golden, hazy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, lively, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
polarisbeerguy (22) - Lake Orion, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2013
Hazy lemon pour with a likewise aroma taste is smooth and true to the style with a nice finish overall a good Belgian style wheat beer to drink on a warm day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zebra (1800) - Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2011
only 7 reviews in 8 months? maybe we’ll see more now that lettuce entertain you has picked it up. had it at the reel club in oak brook. fuller-bodied than most wits, which i liked.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ads135 (4240) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Cloudy, light gold appearance. Orange peel,though the other Belgian additions aren’t apparent. This is really an American wheat through and through. Picked it up while visiting Chicago with Dave in 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2011
12oz bottle. Pours a hazed, yellow-gold colored body with an inch thick, dense and foamy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is grainy, lightly sweetened honey and pale wheat malts with a distinct coriander, yeasty spice, light lemon-grass, and bread. Flavor is spicy coriander, yeast, herbs, lemon-grass, honey-bread, wheat, and grains. Finishes dry with a nice, light-moderate, grassy and herbal peppery bitterness alongside some lemony citruses, coriander, and honey malts before leaving a fairly lengthy aftertaste. Medium, creamier body and soft, medium-high, somewhat creamy and lively carbonation. Overall, a solid witbier. Well spiced with a good amount of coriander, a nice grassy bitterness, a balanced lemony citrus, and a soft honey-wheat pale maltiness. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fredis23 (564) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Hazy Yellow, Good Foamy Head, Decent Lacing. Citrusy Aroma. Citrus, Orange, Wheat, Yeast. Thin Body. Nothing Extraordinary but enjoyable on a hot summer day like today. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cavana40 (21) - - AUG 5, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2014 I was expecting more from this beer. Still pleasant to drink, but nothing to get excited over.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 14, 2011
bottle, thanks to pawola22 in trade, cloudy orange with lasting very frothy foam, aroma is nice yeasty coriander and lemon, flavor is soft herbs, mild bitter citrus rinds, nice wit

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruckus232 (1) - Lockport, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2012 does not count
Refreshing with a good taste but a little mild and could use a little more flavor. Would probably have again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2011
Had this one bottled thanks to my dad. Pour is hazy, medium yellow with a dense, thick white head. Nose is slightly sweet -- maybe honey? and slightly spicy. I’m detecting pepper. Flavor continues the citrus, the spice and sweetness of a typical witbier. The finish is a bit drier than I like. Overall, a nice and simple witbier.

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