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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Years ago whistles pierced the air and the ground literally shook from the power steam. The Monon Railroad helped propel Indiana’s economy from 1897-1956 and earned its name from the convergence of its four main routes in Monon, Indiana. From Monon, the mainlines reached Chigago, Louisville, Indianapolis, Michigan City and most towns in between. Our refreshing Belgian style Wit beer is powered by the memories of the Monon and brewed with lemon peel, orange peel, and coriander for a crisp, tart finish. For an extremely refreshing and drinkable beer, hard working cutters say "All Aboard!" the Monon.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Block (1210) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2014
A pale pour with a thin white head. Aroma is light of wheat, grass, and orange.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeoHippie2 (788) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Hazy golden pour with a white head. Aromas of orange peel and slight banana on the nose. Flavor has a nice malt presence upfront with notes of spice, finish is very crisp and clean. Very drinkable and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (5016) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2014
12oz bottle, from Crown Liquors in downtown Indianapolis. Shared with b3shine. Mildly hazy golden color. Little white head. Couple dots of lace. Pretty nice citrusy peel nose. Perfect amount of spice and zest, very tasty. Moderate sweet taste, medium body. Smooth, very light carbonation. Lightly slick. Really easy-drinking. Much better than expected, I’m glad it turned out to be a witbier, I was expecting something more boring from the plain old "wheat" descriptor.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (4402) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle to snifter (shared by DrSilverworm). Looks decent; a very slightly hazy light gold with white lacing. Smells of wheat, spices, and mild hops. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Some light floral notes too. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thedm (4886) - Fort Wayne, USA - DEC 9, 2013
This bottled brew from a grocery store poured a head of foamy finely sized bright white colored bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind a softly carbonated semi-hazy yellow orange colored body and a good lacing. The mild aroma was floral and wheat. The mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a mellow malty aftertaste. The ok flavor contained notes of wheat and hops. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Boomersmancave1 (15) - Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Pours hazy golden yellow with white head and a little lacing. Faint lemon and coriander aroma. Right amount of carbonation. Soft, mildly sweet finish. A very nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2085) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 22, 2013
It poured a hazy golden color with a white head. The aroma was a little musty lemon maltiness and some coriander. The taste was lightly sweet lemon malts and mild mustiness. Decent.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Strykzone (4475) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Sampled at esbls. A wheat aroma with oranges. Fruit in the flavor is more bitter like zest. Orange and lemon. This is kind of a fruit zest drink.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2112) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Draft. Cloudy yellow body. Fizzy, white head. Aroma of citrus, lemon, coriander, floral hops, toasted grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet, lightly bitter and lightly to moderately acidic. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Tart finish with a grainy aftertaste. Disjointed.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwood04 (3394) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 19, 2013
12oz bottle in a weizen glass. Pours hazy golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of pale malts, some spices, light wheat, and light hops. Flavor light on everything, but the ingredients blend a little to taste like soap. Average to light texture. Not the best beer of the style.


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