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Moon River Wild Wacky Wit Beer
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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   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


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 6, 2005
Sampled at GCBC 2005. Pours cloudy yellow with a fully receding white head. Aroma is mild citrus from the orange peel. Taste is spicy with some wheat showing up in the finish. Light bodied with medium carbonation. Enjoyable, but I like more extreme spicing in witbiers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
axilla (962) - New Providence, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2005
Cloudy yellow body with a wgite lacing. Lemony nose. Flavor of lemons and subtle oranges with a little bread in the finish. Avg. wit.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 10, 2005
On Draft at Jacksonville’s Follio Weekly Beer and Music Fest. Nice hazy yellow color with a white head that produced some lacing. Strong lemon aroma and flavor. Light to medium body. A favorite for me at the Fest.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9471) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2004
Hazy yellow with a white head. Fair lacing. Orange hop aroma with a corriander nose. Malt flavor with a lingering fruitiness. Mild and refreshing on the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aracauna (3053) - Georgia, USA - NOV 9, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2006 Pale yellow with appropriate cloudiness and a nice, white head. The coriander and orange are pronounced and create a very pleasant aroma. The body is fairly dry and refreshing with a slight bit of tartness in the end. A very tasty witbier. Easily in the top tier of the style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2004
Hazy straw color. Aroma is sweet and fruity of grapes and oranges and light coriander. Flavor is of sweet oranges with a light bitter and spicy finish. Light to medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skaughty (643) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2004
Quite a substantial amount of orange in this wit - at the expense of being a little less spicy than some (a plus in my book). The tanginess is sensed in the aroma, and carries all the way through. The palate was rounder and more complex (chunky wheat almost comes through asa solid) than most of this style - a winner indeed.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mads Langtved (2245) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2004
This is a nice imitation of a Wit. Very refreshing and fruity with notes of coriander and orange peel. Classic wit. good the the heat.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4065) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 7, 2004
Hazy pear gold, light head. Very nice fruit and spice aroma. Citric without much fizz. Lightly sweet going fairly bitter and with some parched grain on the backend. medium long tartish finish with lots of pleasant lasting bitterness. Body is heavier than most wits. Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - APR 7, 2004
Hazy blond color with a nice carbonated head. The aroma is very orangey & musky wheat. The flavor is full of dirty wheat. The spices are there but the wheat just bites too hard finishes musky.


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