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Moon River Wild Wacky Wit Beer
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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Our wit beer (white beer) is an old style Belgian ale, brewed with wheat and barely , and spiced with Curacao bitter orange peel and coriander. The coriander and orange zest are detectable in the beer's aroma with a lingering, yet subtle "orangeiness." A unique one of a kind brew!
Moon River earned four medals at the 2005 Georgia Craft Brew Challenge hosted by Georgians for World-Class Beer. On Nov. 5, more than 200 lucky people packed the Biergarten at Atlanta’s 5 Seasons Brewing Company to taste the best beers made in Georgia. During the blind judging session, judges evaluated 35 beers and deemed:
• Belgian Ale Category: 1st Place - Wild Wacky Wit


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 13, 2008
Cloudy lemon body with white head. Aroma is medium sweet, lemon, some clove. Taste is medium sweet, coriander, light lemon, banana. Watery light body, light creaminess.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Veeve (312) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - MAY 23, 2008
Ratings by Veeve, Back by Popular Demand, on Vacay in the lovely Savannah, Georgia. This beer is found on tap at the MoonRiver restaurant and brewing site on Bay Street in Savannah, GA. This was my personal favorite among the 7 beer sampler they offer, though I don’t think it is the highest quality beer they have. That would be the porter. However, this beer is light, citrus, with a touch of grass. Its a soft mouthfeel. a perfect spring/summer refreshment. This was the only beer I chose to have a full pint full of after I sampled all 7. While the description of this beer stated it was "exotic" and "a party in your mouth" I did not find it to be crazy explosive with flavor but more subtle and softly-strong; more sweet, earthy and delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2008
On tap at Moon River Brewing on 5/17/08. Pours a cloudy, bright yellow with thin white head that clings to the sides of the glass. Aroma is of citrus and lemon. Taste is slightly sweet, lemony, hints of coriander, with a somewhat medium to light body. Beer is smooth with a slighty watery but otherwise pleasant finish. Nice witbier.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nick76 (4145) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2008
The aroma was typical for the style but weaker than most except the low end stuff, read blue moon. The appearance was whitish gold with a tiny head. The flavor was typical for the style but like the aroma too weak. The palate was smooth. Overall it was good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (2926) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2008
from the tap poured a hazy light color with a good amount of head. Nice citrus flavor with a quick finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 9, 2008
On-tap at the brewpub. There was a substance to this wit, and a drying peppery corriander taste. A little sweetness and a drop of citrus. But I could not get at the complexity. The turnover is ferocious here, so I do not suspect it’s been about too long.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
NicerInPerson (337) - North of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JAN 17, 2008
The aroma was filled with coriander, orange peel, chamomile and a bit of pepper spice. Wheat was notable and a bit of lemon. The beer arrived lightly cloudy pale yellow with a low white lasting head which laced the glass. The flavor was pefumy with a citrusy lemon and orange character. Coriander spice was notable, but somewhat light and the flavor was a bit watery. The body was medium-light with a fairly low level of carbonation. The finish was dry with very little aftertaste. An OK witbier. Pint at the brewpub.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KieferUGA (461) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 27, 2007
4 oz. sampler. Pours a cloudy, lemonade-like color. Aroma of orange peel. Mouthfeel is very clean and dry, with bready notes. Subtle spices sneak up at the end.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (3875) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2007
WBF. Nice Belgian white. A bit more on the sweet side. But it has a spicy side to it. Easy to drink.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - SEP 27, 2007
I love local beer fests. You get to partake in alot of fun and drink alot of run of the mill brews. This one here is a prime example. Just your regular old wit beer. I thought it was rather refreshing though.


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