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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)

Tonkun's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tonkun (930) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Tap. Hazy yellow pour with a thin head. honey, wheat, spice, orange. Lighter than expected body. Not too exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jaymobrown (1699) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2014
A light beer with a bit of yeast and banana and light hops. A bit of malt and light color.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2014
I’ll refrain from making comments about the term "Chi-Town" this time around. The ale has a clear yellow body with slowly rising bubbles supporting a three-finger white head. The note is wheaty, bready, with subtle traces of spices. The flavor is much the same, a wheat ale with hints of spices and a slight orange rind bitterness. I enjoy an occasional Wit, but will pass on this INO one in the future.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmoreau (2628) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2013
12 oz. bottle poured to a Czech-pils glass, showing a cloudy, golden color, with some good persistence to both the frothy, white head, and the spots & patches of lacing. The aroma started with a fleeting metallic hint, then some peachy sweetness, maybe a hint of spice, and light graininess that I can only describe as earthy & toasty. The taste presented moderate, citrusy & rindy bitterness, and a bit of tartness that both had some lingering qualities to them. Medium to light bodied, with perky carbonation, a fairly crisp finish, and okay sessionability.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dlbeer (846) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Tap. Yellow pour with white head. Smells of wheat and slight malt. Taste sweet at the start with slight spice finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christpuncher (1478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2013
I think this oils over rated. This is one of the worst wheat beers I have had. Smells skunky and tastes wheat. Has a strange finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ReverendMoon (155) - Illinois, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Nothing too special here. Chose this over a blue moon. Looks better than it is, but I didnt expec too much more out of it. The flavor needs to be amplified a few degrees and then for me it would be a pretty good wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fredis23 (515) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (3459) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2013
pale gold with small head. if budweiser made a wit, this is what i think it would taste like. minimal spice and light wheat. bland, yet inoffensive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nuplastikk (4745) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 5, 2013
12oz bottle. Hazy yellow-tan. Thin, oily head. Has a little orange zest in the aroma, but still firmly grounded in Stevens Point sugary mediocrity. Medium bodied, the yeast tones balance it out a little, making it into a tolerable beverage. Kind of tastes more like a Hefeweizen than a Belgian Wit. Not so bad.

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