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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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)

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2.1
crossovert (12934) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Crappy witbier right here. More of a american pale mixed with additional spices and fruit.

3.1
shrubber85 (11408) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle. Orange zest, coriander, and wheat malt aroma. Hazy pale yellow color with small head. Slightly sweet lemon, coriander and light wheat malt flavor. Light body. Not bad but wish it had more malt flavor.

2.6
BVery (10510) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Tap at Kellehers in Peoria. Hazy yellow pour with a frothy white head. Coriander, lemon, and pretty flat. Not great.

2.8
drowland (8760) - Georgia, USA - JAN 11, 2013
1/11/13. 12oz bottle from Binny’s in Bolingbrook. Cloudy light golden pour with a small off-white head that fades. Very light citrus and soft wheat in the aroma. Light citrus and spice in the flavor with a touch of wheat, bland hoppiness, and a sort of vomity/acid aspect. Meh.

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Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Bottled. Poured clear, bright golden with a short-lived white head. The aroma picked up orange peel and wheat over a honey and bready base.. not all that interesting, but no complaints. The flavor found honey and lighter fruity notes at the core, with orange zest, dry wheaty notes, and black pepper around.. finished dry and a little scratchy, with more wheat character. Light-bodied with low carbonation on the palate.. grainy and a little sour.. solid feel and flow.. this was very drinkable.

2.9
TheAlum (7164) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2012
12 oz bottle from Binnys (Naperville, IL). Split with the missus. Pours a stark yellow hue, gentle haze with touches of orange in the body, glow, some frothy white head that dies to a small ring, laces small. Aromas are straw and dough, flaked wheat, kiss of estery fruit, gentle coriander and touches of orange oils. Mellow, more grainy malt character, a touch stale, some fruit. Initial is lighter end of the fold, some apple, pear, kiss of banana and citrus meet bready and grainy malts, straw, gentle coriander. Some orange rind/oils with gentle spice, yeast, more coriander. Apples, bread,a touch papery. A bit underbodied, backend offers some spice and apples, some cidery elements, coriander, oranges, flaked wheat, paper. Nose is a bit odd, a bit underbodied and an odd cidery feel at times. Meh.

3.1
wlajwl (6814) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 7, 2012
Aroma is citrus/orange, wheat grain and spices. The flavor is yeast, wheat and mild sweetness balanced by the spices. Not nasty in flavor, this was a decent witbier.

2.9
Patrickctenchi (6592) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Pours cloudy, lemonade/gold with a tall white head. Scent is wheat, spice, citrus... Taste is sweet but sharp lemon/orange. Wheat. Slightly tart to sour as it goes. Ok...but a little too little of everything.

3.3
blutt59 (6564) - 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

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nuplastikk (6289) - 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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